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Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 11-13-2007 at 07:25 PM
Well it's funny, I stumbled upon this blog this morning as I was gearing up to use my new
counter pressure bottle filler from Braukunst. I saw the simplified version using a racking
cane and a stopper...
Posted in thread: Thanks to Snakebone.... on 03-28-2007 at 04:03 AM
Yes, one wonderful day of brewing. It will be interesting to get back together to taste each
others brews. Mine is fermenting like crazy. Soon we'll have to have a southside brewoff.
Posted in thread: How much can one transport? on 03-26-2007 at 12:53 PM
Figure $50 for a perment and a few hundred for the fine. I'll take my chances.. Go big or go
Posted in thread: Hello from St. Charles IL on 03-23-2007 at 07:09 PM
Yeah, that was Chef Paul's and, man, is that place dangerous for a beer lover! :D We're having
another get together at Snakebone's this Sunday - a group brew. FermentEd, rdwj and I will be
there. I t...
Posted in thread: What was your very first All Grain Beer on 03-16-2007 at 07:04 PM
My first was a big ol' barley wine. Turned out great but drank all of it after only 6 months of
aging. I wonder what it would have been like after a year or even two...
Posted in thread: recipe design discussion on 03-15-2007 at 07:58 PM
This is such a great idea! I just finished reading David Sutula's book on Mild Ale and am now
reading Designing Great Beers. Really got me into thinking about designing my own around style
Posted in thread: Howdy from Chicago on 03-09-2007 at 12:40 PM
Lots of great info on this site! Pretty soon you'll be a pro masher.
Posted in thread: Another newbie from Chicago on 03-08-2007 at 01:16 AM
Many Chicago folk here. Great place to learn a bunch!
Posted in thread: 07.07.07 Recipe discussion thread on 03-02-2007 at 05:38 PM
Wow. I just read this whole thread from start to finish. 32 pages of crazyness. You can see I
didn't have much to do today... I think everyone should use 7 malts to hit 7 SRM with a SG of
1.077, 7 hop...
Posted in thread: Wild Rice? on 02-28-2007 at 04:42 PM
I know Minocqua Brewing Co. in northern Wisconsin use to make a wild rice ale that was okay.
Not the best brew in the world but they did it. Not sure how much rice needs to be used for a 5
gal batch b...