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Posted in thread: Well, that was interesting! on 04-04-2013 at 06:16 PM
My first fermentation explosion.Sixth brew now, a German wheat beer kit from Brewer's Best.
Went with 6 gallons instead of the 5.5 I usually put in the 6.5 gallon brew bucket. Added an
extra pound of ...
Posted in thread: What's your occupation: Engineer or Non-Engineer on 12-09-2012 at 04:17 AM
Ugh. How many engineers can dance on the head of a pin? Who cares, as long as all those
engineers can obsess about who has what credentials. :oI'm just gonna keep brewing. Who cares
about all that oth...
Posted in thread: What's your occupation: Engineer or Non-Engineer on 12-04-2012 at 11:49 AM
Oh God, nearly 40 percent engineers. No wonder there's so little sense of humor here. You know
I meant that in the nicest possible way. :D :D :D
Posted in thread: Perfect Pour on 12-03-2012 at 06:32 PM
I've never gotten that deeply into what makes a perfect pour. Who knows how many
cans/bottles/kegs of beer I've poured into glasses over the years? And protecting a beer from
oxygen? No beer I pour in...
Posted in thread: "So and so" is a beer connoisseur on 12-03-2012 at 04:11 PM
A "connoisseur" has expertise and passion. An "aficionado" better describes most so-called
connoisseurs these days, if you want a fancier word than "fan." All an aficionado needs is
Posted in thread: Why do all grain when LME/DME & Partial Grain so EASY? on 12-03-2012 at 01:21 AM
Extract beer causes shingles.Oh s**t! :o
Posted in thread: It's about that time of beer! on 12-02-2012 at 03:14 PM
Well, we were thrifty (that means stupid) and garage saled 2 propane burner deep-fryer turkey
setups this summer, before I decided to get into brewing. Now brewing on the burner of our
propane grill i...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 12-02-2012 at 03:11 PM
Who needs a clock when you've got that friendly, periodic bubbling?Almost true. Fella needs to
keep tabs on when the Packers kick off, and that requires a clock. :DI did make a change this
time. Our w...
Posted in thread: What percentage of your beer is homebrew? on 12-02-2012 at 03:03 PM
Just brewed my third 5-gallon batch. First batch is bottled and being consumed. Next batch
won't be ready for a couple more weeks. At this point, I'd say about 10 percent of the beer I
drink is home b...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 12-02-2012 at 02:51 PM
Third brew yesterday afternoon. First one that used unhopped LME, so required the full boil
with finishing hops. Fun time brewing in the garage with the heater going. Looks like an
all-grain recipe fo...