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Posted in thread: Best US Microbreweries on 05-06-2014 at 02:09 AM
In Albuquerque, try La Cumbre, Il Vicino, and Marble. If you detour to Santa Fe, Second Street
Brewery or Santa Fe brewing are good bets.
Posted in thread: I think I bottled too early on 04-14-2014 at 01:56 AM
As to taking samples from the primary, I use a sterilized turkey baster. Don't return the
sample to the fermenter, drink it. Share it with your significant other, children and friends.
Drinking beers ...
Posted in thread: Using beer to sanitize bottles? on 12-26-2013 at 07:00 PM
This sounds weird to me. Has anyone tried it? Or even heard of it before?I received an auto
syphon and a Vinator(tm) for Christmas. On the instructions for the Vinator(tm) there are two
types of instr...
Posted in thread: Mickey's in NM is good milk for Cheese on 04-22-2012 at 12:08 AM
Virginia made a batch of mozzarella today with Mickey's whole milk. It set up curds very nice
and very quickly. The mozzarella is firm and has good flavor. We had previously used Shurfine
milk from th...
Posted in thread: Hop Dry picture tutorial on 03-18-2012 at 01:44 AM
Yes, in college, Alton Brown too dried ...er hops.
Posted in thread: How many geeks brew beer? on 09-26-2010 at 12:21 AM
Physicist, PhDDaughters brew beer as well:1. Poet, getting PhD in creative writing/literature2.
Equestrian It is a great Father's Day activity.
Posted in thread: "Bready" batch on 08-28-2010 at 02:24 AM
My Apfelwein smells yeasty or bready when the bottle is first opened and poured. It does not
taste bready or yeasty though, and the smell dissipates quickly.
Posted in thread: Why not just leave hydrometer in primary? on 08-28-2010 at 12:44 AM
"...dump sample down sink."Real brewers drink, they don't dump. :^)=
Posted in thread: *Caution* Beer Is Evil on 06-20-2010 at 04:13 PM
This is what happens when one sleeps through Freshman Chemistry and doesn't take Introduction
to Logic. The piece must be very old, brewers haven't put Cobalt in Beer for over 50 years.
Didn't Paul wr...
Posted in thread: Bottle Question: I've been saving bottles, find it hard to remove lables on 06-20-2010 at 03:10 PM
Life got easier for me when I had the revelation that there really was no need to remove the
labels. I pour the beer into glasses and drink. For company or gifts, I suppose it is tacky to
serve beer f...