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Posted in thread: Do I have to use a SCOBY? on 05-17-2016 at 02:07 AM
Hmmm ... I'll try making it without a Kambucha starter, just using Champange yeast (thanks for
the heads up ^_^). Then another using a Kombucha starter, then champange yeast. ...The SCOBY
Posted in thread: Do I have to use a SCOBY? on 05-17-2016 at 02:04 AM
The physical material that most think of as the SCOBY or "mother" is really just the by product
of fermentation. Sure, beasties live on it, but the same beasties exist in the Kambucha liquid
Posted in thread: Guate Brewing on 05-07-2016 at 11:42 AM
.... I've seen CPX and Transcargo mentioned. Sorry for the ignorance but how does that work? I
mean if I wanted a a 50 lb sack of malt delivered how much would that cost me in terms of
Posted in thread: Guate Brewing on 05-07-2016 at 01:52 AM
For a 50lb sack of malt, I would use TransCargo, would be wildly expensive via CPX. They ship
ocean freight, which will take longer, but is radically cheaper than the shared air freight
normally used ...
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 04-29-2016 at 10:21 PM
Nica Libre. Very nice smoke. Smooth, consistent, rich.
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 04-22-2016 at 10:54 PM
Back "home" in Volcan, Panama relaxing with a Diesel and an Evil Twin Low Life, watching the
bajareque roll in off the mountains.
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 04-19-2016 at 01:30 PM
Arrived Linton Bay Marina (Linton, Panama) yesterday afternoon. Had a Jose Llopis (Panama) to
celebrate. Too mild for my taste, but a decent cigar. Big ass travel lift in the background.
Hauling my bo...
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 04-18-2016 at 01:37 AM
Sunset Isla Naranja Abajo, Panama. Anchored here for the night. Having a random Panamanian
cigar. On to Linton tomorrow.
Posted in thread: Fishing! on 04-14-2016 at 01:38 PM
Our sailing season got disrupted by other commitments this year so not much fishing recently
for me. Last big fishing trip was to the rio San Juan in Nicaragua. Buddy and I stayed at a
lodge and fishe...
Posted in thread: Using beer that didn't turn out. on 04-11-2016 at 02:08 AM
Make a braggot. Blending can hide a lot of flaws.