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Posted in thread: HBT Solicitation Policy? on 11-07-2010 at 09:42 PM
First off, I hope this is taken respectfully as its intention. I hate even doing this, but I
feel something is not right about this situation and it should be acknowledged.I was at the pub
with a frie...
Posted in thread: iBrew - An iPhone Brew Log on 01-08-2009 at 03:40 PM
Well, I had good ambitions, but with work, the economy (which means more work), and the new
born, I've not been able to do anything with this. In fact I haven't had time to brew in 4
Posted in thread: F1 on 11-03-2008 at 08:30 PM
I have it recored.LOVE F1!Unfortunately I know the ending, but I'll still watch it. It's hard
to read auto blogs and not have some blog post an image if the finish. /sigh
Posted in thread: So... I set myself on Fire. on 11-03-2008 at 08:28 PM
Dude, I laughed my ass off.Glad you're ok! But you have a good way with words. lol
Posted in thread: Brettanomyces, Pellicles, & Oak Barrels on 10-30-2008 at 07:14 PM
On another note, do get a oak dowel in that carboy to let some O2 seep in.Really? So you want
oxygen? Could you also just add a foam stopper instead of an airlock?At this point this batch
is entirely ...
Posted in thread: Brettanomyces, Pellicles, & Oak Barrels on 10-30-2008 at 04:28 PM
Also when you clean that carboy, use iodine, not starsan. Brett can stand the acidity of
starsan just fine.Really? I read the opposite, that StarSan would kill brett but Iodophor would
not.StarSan is ...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 10-29-2008 at 07:20 PM
Here is my Winter warmer that I aged in an oak barrel for a week. Two days after racking to
secondary I had this. picked up from the barreland under the microscope at 400x have another
thread about ...
Posted in thread: Brettanomyces, Pellicles, & Oak Barrels on 10-29-2008 at 05:07 PM
OK at lunch I got some better pics (see origional post) and got a 25ml sample to try.Smell is
normal, alcohol (it is near 9% after all), oak, special spices, wintery, a hint of sourish-ness
but not ha...
Posted in thread: Brettanomyces, Pellicles, & Oak Barrels on 10-29-2008 at 02:49 PM
As noted in this previous thread (Oak Barrel - 20L) I acquired an oak barrel to age half of my
Winter Warmer ale this year to give it that Extra Special Reserve kind of a kick.Well it
appears, using t...
Posted in thread: Yeast cultivation, getting started on 10-03-2008 at 09:29 PM
I'm just starting out now, but so far so good. I read other have had good results. I'll be
logging my experiences with it in my blog. So only time will tell. :P