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Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-25-2015 at 08:38 PM
Posted in thread: What gives Guinness that fluffy cloud head? on 05-17-2015 at 11:57 PM
Flaked barley is there to cut costs. The money is on the nitro keg. Btw, in Britain nitro keg
is a derisory term (e.g., nitro keg bitter is almost universally hated and carried by pubs that
don't get ...
Posted in thread: What gives Guinness that fluffy cloud head? on 05-17-2015 at 11:44 AM
Guinness uses a blend of nitrogen and CO2 instead of straight CO2 to dispense the beer. It is
the extremely low solubility of the nitrogen that causes the cascade effect.
Posted in thread: Malt choices for American IPAs on 05-03-2015 at 03:22 AM
Hippies do love floor-malted British grains.Stupid autocorrect. But you're correct. I would bet
hippies do love floor malted British grains.😄
Posted in thread: Malt choices for American IPAs on 05-03-2015 at 03:04 AM
My personal choice for any hippy style is either Marris Otter or Golden Promise for 90-100% .
If I use anything else it might be a touch of carapils, maybe some wheat, possibly some
munich.It's the be...
Posted in thread: Trying to understad Saison/Farmhouse on 05-02-2015 at 07:06 PM
For me there are only a few rules for saison.It needs to be yeast forward, preferably spicy
over fruity. It must be dry to extremely dry. No sweetness at all.And above all it should be
Posted in thread: Tell me about those CLOYING beers you have tried. on 04-30-2015 at 01:39 PM
I would suggest since so many of you seem to dislike using the proper word to describe
something we should start communicating using only grunts and hand signals. Ugh. Ugh.
Posted in thread: To all those who hate pumpkin beer... on 10-16-2014 at 02:38 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 02:47 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 01:20 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.