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Posted in thread: basement bar on 12-30-2009 at 10:49 AM
Hey, thanks! That is an awesome idea! On an unrelated note, I see you are posting from Okinawa.
My wife is heading to Osaka in 2 months, any brews over there she needs to bring me home?
Posted in thread: basement bar on 12-30-2009 at 10:01 AM
Gonna build a bar in my basement. Anybody got an easy to follow plan for someone not very
Posted in thread: How much better is all grain Vs. Extract brewing?? on 12-16-2009 at 10:26 AM
I too think that good yeast pitching numbers and proper temp control are the most important
quality control measures (with good sanitation steps) for acheiving great brews. If you don't
have this cont...
Posted in thread: Maple Nut Brown Ale critique? on 12-16-2009 at 10:08 AM
I made a porter extract kit and added 8oz. organic maple syrup at the last 10 min of boil.
Drinking one right now. Has been in the bottle for 2 months. Definitely taste the maple syrup,
but not super-...
Posted in thread: Scared to drink Trappist's? on 12-16-2009 at 09:58 AM
thanks for the advice guys. been drinkin the cellar stock while reading the replies. don't
think that i have the willpower to hold on to these any longer anyway!
Posted in thread: Strange 'African' Brew? on 12-01-2009 at 11:40 PM
Tried it the other day after a month and a half bottled. Not too bad! I would think this will
get better with age. Kind of a bastardised version of a recipe I got from Extreme Brewing (Sam
C. from Dog...
Posted in thread: Scared to drink Trappist's? on 11-26-2009 at 08:19 AM
That make's sense. Probably should drink a few of them, How old is the oldest you guy's have
been hoarding? What is it?
Posted in thread: anyone tried phat tyre kit from homebrew heaven? on 11-26-2009 at 08:08 AM
It is delicish. Got the kit from Northern Brewer and it was very good.
Posted in thread: Scared to drink Trappist's? on 11-26-2009 at 07:14 AM
I am starting to get a large collection of Belgian Trappist beers (Chimay, Westmalle, Orval).
They are sooo expensive and I always hear that they get even better with age, that I am afraid
to drink th...
Posted in thread: Strange 'African' Brew? on 11-26-2009 at 07:00 AM
Just sampled a somewhat copied version of Dogfishhead's T'ej Ale. Very much a sipper! Made a
starter 24hrs. before brew day. 3/4 cup light DME, 650ml water to boil, cooled to 80 degrees
and pitched Wy...