Last Activity:07-15-2012 2:04 PM
Posted in thread: Choice of Wort Chiller on 03-12-2012 at 03:50 AM
I'd just build your own. Even in today's high copper prices, I was able to buy a 20' loop of
copper and all necessary ingredients for an immersion wort chiller for less than $50.
Posted in thread: One or two good 6'ers from S.E. coastal USA on 02-29-2012 at 02:36 PM
I'd suggest going to Hickory, NC, and picking up a couple bombers from Olde Hickory Brewery.
Overall their beers are pretty good, especially their high abv stuff.
Posted in thread: Sometimes my own "Beer Snobbery" is frustrating to me... on 02-21-2012 at 03:42 AM
I was at a local watering hole, my buddy ordered a Rogue Chocolate Stout, and I ordered a Rogue
Shakespeare Stout, two distinctly different beers. They had switched the taps.not a huge
problem, but th...
Posted in thread: What breweries have you toured/visited on 02-21-2012 at 01:16 AM
I visited Loe's Brewing Co. (Hickory, NC) over the weekend. It was this awesome little
nanobrewery place, basically a glorified homebrew setup.
Posted in thread: Homebrewing Truths on 02-20-2012 at 03:13 AM
You will be disappointed in your first 5 or 6 beers. Not that they're not good (they may very
well be good/great beers), but that you'll say it should be better.
Posted in thread: Who makes the best beer in the world? on 02-17-2012 at 02:30 PM
1a. US1b. Germany1c. Belgium4. Ireland5. England6. Canada7. who cares?
Posted in thread: Long night of bottling ahead on 01-24-2012 at 01:14 PM
Ive actually got a good number of empty "bombers" I will be using. So that should knock the
number down some. I appreciate everyones comments. Kegging is certainly not an option at the
moment. Im drop...
Posted in thread: East coast vs West coast on 01-16-2012 at 05:25 AM
well, wasn't trying to offend. Just trying to represent my east coast hommies!3 out of the 4
football teams left are east coast. the west coast team, the 49r's are based in San Fran. I
sent a few week...
Posted in thread: East coast vs West coast on 01-16-2012 at 05:12 AM
Every region and every state has some breweries producing phenomenal beer. For every Ommegang
and Dogfish Head there's a Highland, a Sweetwater, and a Stone.Some areas are struggling more
than others ...
Posted in thread: 50 Worst Beers in the world on 01-13-2012 at 04:54 AM
There's a time and place for every beer. I'm sorry, but I don't want Old Rasputin in the middle
of the summer after doing yard work. Likewise, I don't want Pliny the Elder while tailgating
for a footb...