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Posted in thread: Adding honey during fermentation on 03-27-2012 at 01:49 PM
Just mu $.02 - I have added honey to my fermentor several times with absolutely no infections.
Honey is naturally resistant to bacteria. Add after high krausen.
Posted in thread: stir during batch sparge? on 03-23-2012 at 04:02 PM
I stir the bajeebers out on my mash and sparge when I first add the water, then wait "about" 10
minutes to let it settle down. I usually hit 75% efficiency on my batches.
Posted in thread: Trip to Rockwell/Dallas (area) TX. Looking for local beer to try... on 03-21-2012 at 04:15 PM
Several good choices are listed, but since you say Rockwall area - I will focus on the two
close beer places as I live in Garland right next to Rockwall.The Flying Saucer is a great beer
place real cl...
Posted in thread: What is your perfect spring beer? on 03-13-2012 at 04:55 PM
Kolsch goes great with Spring
Posted in thread: leaving brew in the fermenter on 03-08-2012 at 04:03 PM
To the OP - nothing worth worrying overTo the others that say to use the search feature - have
you ever tried this? The search feature is horrible for anything over one word. Lets say you
Posted in thread: Venison beer marinade on 02-25-2012 at 02:02 PM
That is what I was thinking as well - but suck at envisioning taste combinations.I also forgot,
my wife has a bottle of sweet chocolate wine (like a dessert wine). Might go well(?)
Posted in thread: Venison beer marinade on 02-25-2012 at 01:49 PM
Made a quick unplanned trip to my property and grabbed some fresh venison backstrap out of the
freezer. I am looking for a marinade but did not plan or bring it. I have basic seasoning but 5
kinds of ...
Posted in thread: a friend tried one of my homebrews... on 02-21-2012 at 02:14 PM
Ah... the old timid "gave my homebrew to a friend to try" symdrome.Believe me - NO ONE is more
critical of your home brew than you are. Almost all folks have only mass produced beers to
compare to - a...
Posted in thread: Dallas area beer on 02-21-2012 at 01:35 PM
Breweries have been covered - I agree with the post on Jester King - look for Black Metal. In
Plano there is a nice beer store called S&K that is a craft beer lovers paradise - they have
Jester King f...
Posted in thread: Astringency/Bitterness troubleshooting 1.2 on 02-14-2012 at 03:53 PM
What's the alkalinity of the water? That could be a huge issue.From memory - it is about 97ish
if I understand your question correctly.