Last Activity:04-20-2011 5:51 AM
Posted in thread: Shipping Beer on 03-29-2011 at 12:05 PM
I have one of those food vacuum packing machines. I would think each individual bottle in a
vacuum packed and heat sealer bag would be OK followed by the bubble wrap.I ship wine all the
time. You can ...
Posted in thread: Why don't more of you guys open your own breweries? on 03-27-2011 at 03:05 AM
I always had a passion for opening a bar. I made a fair amount of money 6 years ago when a
computer startup of which I was a founder was bought out by a much larger competitor.I thought
the best thing...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Stout Recipe - 1st Try on 03-25-2011 at 01:31 AM
OK, cracked one open a few minutes ago.Good color, good head. More carbonated that I expected
for only 26 days in the bottle. More junk than usual at the bottom of the bottle.The aroma is
good and str...
Posted in thread: What are you spending your tax refund on? on 03-19-2011 at 11:43 PM
Why do you get a refund anyways? Its YOUR money, YOU gave it to the gov't & they mismanaged it
for a whole year, then gave it back to yuh.I owed quite a bit this year b/c I made some great
returns on ...
Posted in thread: What are you spending your tax refund on? on 03-19-2011 at 11:07 AM
Got my tax overpayment reimbursement (refund). Time to buy some stuff.The most important thing
is up front. I need to spend $1000 to get my Granddaughter's teeth fixed. I'd rather spend the
money on s...
Posted in thread: Wort chiller build. on 03-15-2011 at 12:22 PM
I keep thinking about this style wort cooler and it kinds of bothers me the volume of water
that is used. Besides kind of being a waste in my area water is expensive. I have this idea to
fill the sink...
Posted in thread: Glasses on 03-15-2011 at 11:59 AM
Some information on glass styles. was in my local liquor store about a year ago and they had a
bunch of the Sam Adams glasses on the counter. They were selling them for $1 each so I bought
10 of them...
Posted in thread: Sam Adam's Season Pack ... ehhh on 03-08-2011 at 11:10 AM
After InBev bought AB, Sam Adams, BBC, became the largest domestically owned Brewery. In my
book Sam Adams is no longer the biggest fish in a small pond, more like a medium fish in a big
Posted in thread: Chocolate Stout Recipe - 1st Try on 03-04-2011 at 06:31 PM
Here is a recipe I got from a local Home brew store. It is a Chocolate/Coffee Stout but I bet
you could leave the coffee out without any problems. My batch has been in bottles for a week so
I haven't ...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest suggestions on 02-25-2011 at 05:35 PM
Here is the link to a kit I tried about a year ago: Not a real Oktoberfest but a pretty good
beer. This is what the kit comes with:2 Cans - Amber or Light Malt Extract - Muntons Malt
Extract Light 3...