Last Activity:10-14-2016 7:32 PM
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Posted in thread: First Post - What is this thing growing in my beer? on 10-14-2016 at 07:31 PM
it looks like a hop flower that made it from the boil kettle into your fermentation vessel.+1
Posted in thread: Stone to layoff employees on 10-14-2016 at 07:29 PM
I don't think they're any more expensive than any other craft beer. They just don't make
anything that I much care for.
Posted in thread: PLEASE let the Northern Brewer buy-out be a hoax! on 10-11-2016 at 07:03 PM
I can confirm it's true.All employees were rounded up, told the news and threatened to keep
quiet, they don't want anyone to know.��Dissenters have been shot?
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Spiced Ale "Need advise" on 09-14-2016 at 08:09 PM
Don't overdo it. The thing I hate about most pumpkin beers is it's WAY over-spiced and that's
all you can taste.
Posted in thread: 1st beer back on 09-14-2016 at 07:56 PM
No, but last time, a few hundred decided my beer was a good source of food, and most drowned in
it. I had to dump it, and I am not dumping another batch. They abate when it cools off, so I
just have t...
Posted in thread: Beer has slight Sulfur smell ? on 08-23-2016 at 03:51 PM
Definitely the Hefe yeast. First time I brewed a one, I thought my basement drain had backed up
going by the smell coming out of the basement.
Posted in thread: Beer Delivery by Drone? on 08-22-2016 at 07:11 PM
I only doubt the ability of a hexacopter to lift 12 lbs of bottled beer.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk Survey on 08-16-2016 at 08:24 PM
Homebrew or Craft, in my area neither seem to be waning. Although, as previously mentioned, it
could be that those ripples have not reached me in Central Illinois. 5 years ago we had two
brew pubs. On...
Posted in thread: Taking gravity readings on 08-15-2016 at 09:28 PM
You can always use a refractometer and a 12" pipette.Remember, though, that refractometer
readings are skewed on fermenting beer.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk Survey on 08-15-2016 at 09:22 PM
Not really anything about the survey itself, but the email said something about the hobby being
in a bit of a decline? Curious by what metric?In my area it seems like the opposite. LHS
reported in a r...