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Posted in thread: Pellicle or Putrescence.... on 06-16-2013 at 06:40 PM
That was my thought as well, but having a second opinion makes me feel a little less terrible
for dumping 15g of beer-ish liquid. I've got two empty fermenters, so maybe I'll let it sit
until I need t...
Posted in thread: Pellicle or Putrescence.... on 06-15-2013 at 07:27 PM
I was afraid that was the next step... It tastes not so good. It smells worse than it tastes.
I'm searching for descriptors here... Maybe a hint of vinegar, which would be bad... However,
the taste is...
Posted in thread: Pellicle or Putrescence.... on 06-15-2013 at 06:49 PM
I'm no brewer of sours or funky beers, at least not intentionally. However, an ESB I brewed
ended up being abandoned in the fermenter for way too long. The liquid in the blowoff container
Posted in thread: Rogue Maple Bacon ale on 01-24-2013 at 11:04 PM
Rogue didn't keg this beer. I think that the bottle is a key aspect of the whole concept and a
crucial part of the collaboration. Good or bad? That's tough to judge. If it were light-struck,
Posted in thread: My new goal- $10.00 to make 5 gallons on 01-24-2013 at 04:40 PM
Haha -- my equipment is on a 50 year straight line depreciation schedule. Pretty minimal
cost.This is a good perspective!With most of our more basic systems, I would bet that the
savings over purchasi...
Posted in thread: My new goal- $10.00 to make 5 gallons on 01-24-2013 at 04:25 PM
Also, some LHBS are selling virtual bags of grain now. You pay the bag price, then you come in
and get what you need for each batch until you've used up your bag. We have a great LHBS in the
Posted in thread: My new goal- $10.00 to make 5 gallons on 01-24-2013 at 04:21 PM
I know this was said in jest, but honestly, I thought about it before (for the experience, not
at all for saving money). But the process is so controlled that there's no way I could pull it
off with a...
Posted in thread: My new goal- $10.00 to make 5 gallons on 01-23-2013 at 03:46 AM
My experience is a little extreme. I used to live in the middle of nowhere, 2 hours from the
nearest LHBS. Also, the bulk of my work was seasonal, so I had lots of free time in the winter.
A brewer an...