Last Activity:09-18-2014 11:58 AM
Posted in thread: Chicago/Upper Midwest: whose close to harvesting? on 09-02-2014 at 08:13 PM
I'm in Chicago. Harvested yesterday. First year, so I only got a handful
Posted in thread: Why do we measure starters in terms of liquid volume instead of weight of the sugars? on 07-23-2014 at 04:46 PM
It seems like it makes more sense to measure the starters in terms of how much sugar you are
putting in for the yeast to eat... Wouldn't a 1L starter with 8oz of DME work better than a 2L
Posted in thread: What makes a recipe yours? on 01-26-2014 at 10:16 PM
Suppose you take part of a recipe and then make up the rest.I have a porter in which the grain
bill is very similar to the HBT clone version of Founder's Porter (which i LOVE). I invented my
own hop s...
Posted in thread: Very cold first day of fermentation on 01-06-2014 at 03:40 PM
Thanks, it's already warming up in the other room.
Posted in thread: Very cold first day of fermentation on 01-06-2014 at 03:17 PM
I brewed up a Belgian Pale Ale with 1 package of Safale T58 last night and put it in the closet
I usually ferment in. It happens to be in a cooler room of the house.As you probably heard, the
Posted in thread: Looking for a recipe to make a beer similar to Sam Adams Boston Ale. on 10-16-2013 at 06:27 PM
Samuel Adams has good information about their beers on their website, including the grains and
hops used, SRM, IBU, etc
Posted in thread: Brewing for Cinco de Mayo...ideas? on 02-02-2013 at 01:25 AM
Oaxacan Dark Ale
Posted in thread: Recipe Critique - Fibonacci Downward Spiral IIPA on 01-14-2013 at 08:05 PM
Posted in thread: going to San Diego, CA for the weekend on 01-04-2013 at 12:38 PM
Which beers should I be on the lookout for that I might not normally find in the Midwest?
Posted in thread: IPA recipe without standard C-hops (partial mash) on 11-24-2012 at 12:40 AM
Trying my hand at a balanced IPA without using the standard C hops... looking more for a
spicy/floral/fruity hop flavor with a touch of sweetness in the malt profile... i've been
working on this recip...