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Posted in thread: 10 gallon casks (firkins) on 08-12-2009 at 03:06 PM
If you have any of these left, we would love to purchase a couple from you.let me knowAviator
brewing co.919-975-5310ThanksGalen Smith
Posted in thread: Henckels Knives on 01-19-2008 at 11:20 PM
jumping in late on this thread. I work as a professional catering chef. I might be able to help
you out if you haven't bought your knives yet.-Never buy a knife without holding it first. If
one of you...
Posted in thread: Seasoning to Taste on 01-19-2008 at 10:50 PM
I've brewed coffee stouts before where I pitch liquid espresso into the beer at the beginning
of the secondary fermentation. I used 32 oz of cold espresso for ten gallons, and it turned out
Posted in thread: Carbing a Belgian? on 10-30-2007 at 01:37 PM
I had a simular fermentation time with a belgian saison style ale. I added 3/4 of a cup of corn
sugar to five gallons, waited a few weeks and tapped the keg. It turned out out a little flat,
Posted in thread: pacman yeast on 09-23-2007 at 03:45 PM
no, he's right here with me brewing. He was only clarifying what I had said before.
Posted in thread: Growing hops... on 09-23-2007 at 01:21 PM
I live in raleigh and grew 3 varieties of hops this year. just make sure they get lots of sun,
Posted in thread: pacman yeast on 09-23-2007 at 01:18 PM
hey, grew some pacman yeast from a bottle of rogue amber ale. I was wondering if anyone here
has also grown it, because it looks unlike any other yeast I have grown in the past.thanksgalen
Posted in thread: Bottling??? on 09-01-2007 at 10:29 PM
yes. beer is all about sugar... sugar turned into alcohol via fermentation. I have on one
occasion put sugar into finished beer just to see what would happen, and it foams like a rabid
dog. If I were ...
Posted in thread: The AG Fantasy on 04-19-2007 at 04:25 AM
As a chef/homebrewer, the best example of extract vs. all grain I can think of is chicken
stock. At work I make and use chicken stock from scratch whenever I can. If maybe I don't have
the time to mak...
Posted in thread: Do you grow your own hops? on 04-12-2007 at 12:51 PM
I planted 3 tettnang and 3 cascade two weeks ago. I mulched the beds, water them as needed, and
still have no shoots coming up from the ground.any ideas, suggestions? oh I live in north