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  • computers,jeeps,smoking/grilling,brewing,jerky,hot sauce
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  • Mike
  • I brew between 12 and 24 times a year. I usually also have 1-5 wines or meads going as well. The real goal is to keep the taps on the kegerator flowing.
  • Anderson Oatmeal Stout, hefe, kolsch, porter, ferocious IPA, Harpoon Winter Warmer clone
  • Blueberry Wheat
  • Honey mead
  • IPA, honey mead
  • Chocolate American Wheat, Maple Syrup Ale, Oktoberfest (I don't believe in seasons, I guess)
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  • MA


  • Posted in thread: Has anyone tried this simple mozzarella? No rennet, Will it hold its shape? on 02-21-2014 at 04:06 AM
    Cold smoked, Its pretty easy depending on your smoker. Usually you need to put a tray of ice in
    the smoker and foil one lower sheet. Then you light the smoker till it sets the wood ablaze and
    unplug i...

  • Posted in thread: Official HBT Meatloaf Thread. on 02-21-2014 at 03:58 AM
    recipes aside, what techniques do you use to get the best form and edges while allowing for
    drainage, etc.?

  • Posted in thread: Music Loudness on 02-20-2014 at 05:44 AM
    /me jeep wavei feel your pain.

  • Posted in thread: FedEx opened package! on 02-20-2014 at 04:45 AM
    If they ask about the contents, describe it as a yeast sample. This isn't a joke.\I heard of
    people calling them zymological samples ;) Haven't tried that yet. My box electric motor part
    labels on it ...

  • Posted in thread: What was your Gatewaybeer to craft beer? on 02-20-2014 at 02:57 AM
    It's tough to pin down the gateway beer because it's a slippery slope. That is to say, if you
    define point A as natty light and point B as a local craft beer, there's some midpoints that
    are essential...

  • Posted in thread: Purchasing and filling co2 tanks on 02-20-2014 at 02:45 AM
    Updates:Strangebrew currently charges $25 to fill while you wait. It takes a solid 10-15
    minutes, which doesn't sound like a long time until you're waiting, then it's an eternity. Then
    again, you get ...

  • Posted in thread: Honey Whiskey on 02-20-2014 at 02:35 AM
    whiskey goes down easy.honey whiskey goes down dangerously easy.I haven't run into a bad one
    and I haven't run into one that stands ahead of the pack. They're trendy right now, we'll see
    if they last....

  • Posted in thread: Started my first hot sauce on 02-20-2014 at 02:20 AM
    Megabump.I'm about 6 weeks out from hitting the two year mark on my mash from this thread and I
    think I'm going to commit to making the sauce.Any other mashes from this thread still going?

  • Posted in thread: First batch of cheese with recipe and pics. on 02-20-2014 at 02:15 AM
    Going to cold smoke it tomorow with apple and hickory chips.There's my answer :-)

  • Posted in thread: Has anyone tried this simple mozzarella? No rennet, Will it hold its shape? on 02-20-2014 at 02:13 AM
    What technique are you doing to smoke such a soft cheese (I assume this recipe is particularly

My preferred fining agent is adding three fish bladders in the secondary and waiting 2 weeks.