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Posted in thread: To all those who hate pumpkin beer... on 10-16-2014 at 03:38 AM
I hate pumpkin beer and I'm proud of it. It's not the pumpkin that bugs me though. It's the
stupid nutmeg, allspice and cinnamon. They taste awful in beer. So go ahead and make pumpkin
beer. Just don'...
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 09-28-2014 at 03:47 AM
As for funny things about beer, I've got a new story from last night. So we head down to our
city's historical museum's second annual beer tasting, which is turning into a big hit.I assume
you mean De...
Posted in thread: Best non-traditional hops for saison? on 09-06-2014 at 02:20 PM
I made a saison using Hallertau Blanc recently and the tropical fruit/white wine character
really worked well. For American varieties Amarillo can be very good.
Posted in thread: What makes people here say, "now thats a saison"? on 08-27-2014 at 02:10 PM
For me there are three requirements for a saison. It must have an expressive yeast. A
combination of fruity esters and spicy phenolics.Very dry. There should be no sweetness in the
finish of this beer...
Posted in thread: Year-Round Styles? Help Me Pick 4 to Perfect on 08-24-2014 at 02:51 PM
Given your session and regional requirements I would do thisDry Stout and Best Bitter for the
English beers. For me the little more malt and hops in a Best Bitter make it a great year round
beer. And ...
Posted in thread: Ultra Barrier Silver Beer Hose Giveaway from Kegconnection.com! on 08-21-2014 at 12:41 PM
Count me in.
Posted in thread: Hallertau blanc & Orpheus brewing on 08-17-2014 at 02:58 AM
I recently made a pale ale using 2oz amarillo and 1oz hallertau blanc at flame out and 2oz
hallertau blanc for a dry hop. Man I love this beer. It is super tropical.
Posted in thread: Anyone brew a good 100% Munich (grain) ale? on 08-16-2014 at 12:15 PM
My Munich Dunkel recipe is 97% Munich and 3% Carafa II. It comes out fantastic. It took first
place in the first round of the nationals a few years ago.I think Nottingham may have been the
issue. It h...
Posted in thread: Homebrew revelation...ideas appreciated on 07-27-2014 at 03:54 AM
I came to a similar yet very different conclusion a couple years ago. I tend to drink a large
variety of styles. From to IPA to English bitter to weißbeir to tripel I love them all. But
recently I dec...
Posted in thread: How do US microbreweries compare to the world? on 07-27-2014 at 03:02 AM
In Germany they make great German beer. In Belgium they make great Belgian beer. In the UK they
make great British beer. In the US they make great American beer, very good to great German
beer, very g...