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Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 02-11-2015 at 04:19 AM
If you want to get more women drinking craft beer, you need to cut the calories while
emphasizing the health benefits of beer. I'm thinking a nice 3% ABV craft that could double as
a lawnmower beer. M...
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 02-11-2015 at 02:41 AM
My father, a WW2 vet, told me that beer in the U.S.A. began to take on the light and bland
character it has today as a result of WW2. According to him, after WW2 a large number of their
Posted in thread: Decoction at a Full Sized Brewery on 02-11-2015 at 02:37 AM
There are basically two kettles/mash tuns. The mash is started in one. After a rest the more
liquid part is pumped over to the other kettle and continued to rest while the thick part
boils. The thin p...
Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 02-11-2015 at 02:25 AM
It's a toss up between NB Snapshot & SN NoonerI don't know what's wrong with New Belgium. They
make some good beers (Fat Tire, Ranger, 1554), some great beers (La Folie), but every damned
Posted in thread: Decoction at a Full Sized Brewery on 02-11-2015 at 02:11 AM
I've become a true believer in decoction mashing for traditional German beers. But I am not
here to restart that debate.I am wondering how a full sized brewery does a decoction. I admit
this is a bit ...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 02-08-2015 at 08:20 PM
congrats!Thanks! Already have a porter and a saison bottled up and a helles in a keg for the
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 02-08-2015 at 05:28 PM
Brewing up an IPA for my wedding in 5 weeks. Last time I'll brew at this apartment, and with
all the wedding prep going on and moving I won't get to brew for probably 2 months. I've got
about 4 beers ...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3203 - PC de Bom Sour Blend impressions on 02-07-2015 at 10:32 PM
Just opened a tester 12 oz of my second generation. It's only been in the bottle two weeks, so
it's still a little flat. It's not as tart as the samples led me to believe, also sweeter than
Posted in thread: Decoction for Ales on 01-29-2015 at 02:00 PM
So many people told me that just using Melanoidin malt would take care of the flavor, but I
honestly could tell a drastic improvement in my Helles when I moved to decoction (and I'm doing
a single res...
Posted in thread: Got evicted because of brewing on 01-28-2015 at 07:01 PM
Many of the properties that I managed had that in the Lease and yes it does include bottles of
propane (Flammable??? DUH!!!!). A lot of property owners do not want propane burners on their