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Posted in thread: Cherry Beech Smokebeer (Many Awards) on 05-01-2011 at 04:05 PM
It took a second place in cat.23 smoked/wood aged beers in the Bay Area's World Cup of Beer. My
first comp, and my first Lager! I don't know how many entries were in category 23, but there
were 640 en...
Posted in thread: Anderson Valley ESB Clone Wanted - Boont Extra Special Bitter on 03-11-2011 at 03:46 AM
Been to the brewery... they're pretty secretive (almost defensive) about their recipes. I asked
one of their brewers about the hopping of the ESB after a brewery tour and several pints in the
Posted in thread: Immersion Chiller or CFC, ahhh...the million dollar question. on 07-30-2010 at 01:08 AM
I get 6.5 gal down to under 70 degrees in 12 minutes with my 50' ribcage. 7 minutes down to 90
with tap water (about 10 gallons, used for cleaning), and then switch to recirculating ice
water, pumped ...
Posted in thread: Building a Mash Tun on 06-04-2010 at 02:41 AM
I hit 75% with smaller beers, and 70% with beers up to 1.100 using my 10 gal round rubbermaid
cooler with copper manifold and batch sparging. Good enough for me.Colin
Posted in thread: My micro brewer on 06-04-2010 at 02:35 AM
Yes sir, that's my baby! think that she loves it as much as I do!
Posted in thread: Frozen strawberries in keg? on 06-01-2010 at 02:49 PM
Thanks for all the advise... was in a time crunch, and left the beer fruitless. Keg kicked in a
Posted in thread: Frozen strawberries in keg? on 05-27-2010 at 04:46 PM
I'm about to hit the road with a 5 gal keg of Bevarian Hefe... going to a 3 day event called
the Strawberry Music Festival. Was wondering what would happen if I hung a sanitized grain bag
with frozen ...
Posted in thread: Best Breakfast Beer on 04-22-2010 at 04:09 PM
Just made a low gravity stout JUST for this purpose!
Posted in thread: Coleman Xtreme - California chemical warning on 12-30-2009 at 03:59 AM
Everything in California now has this label... Hell, my daughter came out with it stuck to her
forehead!Don't worry about it.
Posted in thread: Plastic Porter on 10-23-2009 at 03:04 PM
So... Looking at all of this, and doing a bit more research, I've come up with a couple more
changes to my process. 1 - No more steeping and letting the resulting wort sit for an extended
period of ti...