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Posted in thread: Who here is a sloppy home brewer? on 11-30-2012 at 03:50 PM
Agree sloppy has a bad connotation - I'm not OC about some things when I brew though. I do
measure most ingredients but am not above eyeballing water levels. I also usually leave gravity
Posted in thread: Lost the love. on 02-16-2012 at 12:08 AM
So take a break. When and if you get the brewing itch again your equipment and your LHBS will
be waiting for you.I agree, no reason to force it. Just relax, have someone else's homebrew :-)
I have tak...
Posted in thread: Yeungling overtakes Boston Beer Company on 02-12-2012 at 10:59 PM
I like Yeungling but its the fruitiest smelling lager I have ever had. I have to believe they
ferment this one a bit high. It has serious ale-like flavors.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-12-2012 at 05:38 PM
Pretty awesome prize list this year. Count me in!
Posted in thread: Abbey SMaSH on 02-11-2012 at 10:31 PM
A pic of the Abbey Ale brew:
Posted in thread: Abbey SMaSH on 02-11-2012 at 09:56 PM
Never ended up doing a true smash with it but I did do an Abbey Ale with it as the bulk of the
mash. I did 10lb abbey ale, 5 lb belgian pils, and 2lb sucrose. 1 addition of Hallertauer to 18
IBUs. It ...
Posted in thread: Gumbo on 09-20-2011 at 12:19 AM
I keep the roux lighter (peanut butter shade) for seafood and dark (milk chocolate) for
game/red meats. I really enjoy smoked ham and andouille sausage in mine but I generally just
use whatever leftov...
Posted in thread: Stick with extract for fun and beer on 09-19-2011 at 01:08 AM
I'm one of the fairly rare people who go back and forth. I use all grain when I have the time
but I do extracts when I have to do an evening brew. As long as I get fresh extract and I'm
doing a recipe...
Posted in thread: Abbey SMaSH on 09-10-2011 at 11:14 PM
Local shop had some abbey malt and after a little taste I was intrigued so I'm going to do a
SMaSH. Specs look a lot like a mid-range Munich and looks like it should convert itself. It may