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Posted in thread: diacetyl rest on Scottish wee heavy? on 12-25-2010 at 08:34 PM
However keep in mind that a strong scotch ale is supposed to be kettle caramelized and the
kettle caramelization can sometimes be perceived as diacetyl. So according to BJCP guidelines
for strong scot...
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Insulator on 12-01-2010 at 10:46 PM
That's out of control. My plan is to just get some reflectix (10 bucks) and duct tape it on
there with maybe a blanket on top.Edit: I'm using a plastic bucket as a mash tun.I used to do
that too, but ...
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Insulator on 12-01-2010 at 04:22 PM
I just sent them a request for information about using them on an electric burner at low
temperature (325 dgrs) for a step mash. They mention "no open flame" on their website, but I
didn't see anythin...
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Insulator on 12-01-2010 at 06:27 AM
Does anyone use these and what is your experience with them?I use this one and it does seem to
make a difference, but then again so does using a cooler, however retrofitting a cooler can
sometimes be ...
Posted in thread: Is it legal? Does it make sense? on 11-12-2010 at 05:18 PM
***UPDATE***Just got off the phone with a TTB representative. I spent quite some time on the
phone with her, and her final answer is that it is such a gray line, because technically the
wort leaving m...
Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 11-10-2010 at 04:43 AM
I had a Sam Adams Cranberry Winter Ale some years back and it was not all that great, I even
dumped a couple of them and gave the rest to my not so good friends:pHas anyone tried the Okto
Ale by Widme...
Posted in thread: Is it legal? Does it make sense? on 11-09-2010 at 10:23 PM
So did you guys notice Section 211(7) from the ATF, it is considered a malt beverage regardless
of alcohol content.Which means it must be licensed and permitted.Thats alright I might still do
Posted in thread: Is it legal? Does it make sense? on 11-09-2010 at 09:31 PM
To expand on a couple of things discussed beforehand, there's a couple obvious issues:1. That
may classify you as a BOP. Depending on the state laws, that may interfere with your license to
sell as a ...
Posted in thread: Is it legal? Does it make sense? on 11-09-2010 at 09:26 PM
Gang, the ATF doesn't give a rat's ass about Booze since 9-11, they sent all the alcohol (and I
thought the Tobacco) part of their division to the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau and
Posted in thread: Is it legal? Does it make sense? on 11-09-2010 at 02:33 AM
why not just ferment it and sell the finished product?That's my eventual final goal, but I want
to be real careful on the quality of what I release. We have a local brewery here, not going to