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Posted in thread: # of standard beers at a pub on 09-26-2011 at 09:00 PM
When you start why not go with a good variety of 8-10 beers that aren't seasonal. Then make a
decision based on what your customers buy. And then add in the seasonal beers after you get
your research ...
Posted in thread: Active Breweries in the Northeast? on 04-28-2010 at 06:32 PM
I live in Utica, so I'll speak up on the ones I know about, although the link ksbrain posted
does have most of the ones I know of.If you are in Central New York I highly recommend the
Posted in thread: Best place to drink beer on 11-18-2009 at 03:55 PM
My father and I have a tradition of cracking open a beer after putting our tags on a deer. Time
of day does not matter. So nothing is better than looking at two deer on the pole at 8 in the
Posted in thread: CNY Hop Fest on 08-24-2009 at 08:59 PM
I haven't personally been to this event, 2009 Hop FestBut it is local for a bunch of CNY'ers
and there are some free events. I am curious about the Hop Queen.A brief list of participating
Posted in thread: Visiting Ithaca Beer - Suggestions? on 08-03-2009 at 06:20 PM
Wagner Valley is about 25 miles from Ithaca and they have some pretty good brews. Maybe check
them out next time you are staying over.Wagner Vineyards - About the Brewery
Posted in thread: Is this how saisons taste? on 06-18-2009 at 05:03 PM
I will second the Ommegang recommendation for a good example of the style.
Posted in thread: What beer got you into this? on 03-03-2009 at 06:24 PM
My brother got me a beers of the world subscription. That changed my life.I still remember the
first Shipyard Porter I had, and going Wow. Until then my go to beer was Michelob's Amberbock.
Posted in thread: List your favorite 3 beers on 02-24-2009 at 05:38 PM
1. Ommegang Abbey Ale2. Keegan Ales Mothers Milk3. Smuttynose Shoals Pale Ale (I also really
like their Old Brown Dog) but was trying to pick a variety.)
Posted in thread: First batch-SG stuck after moving to secondary on 01-06-2009 at 06:50 PM
I am new to this so one of the more experienced brewers can correct me if I am on the wrong
track…When checking your FG are you accounting for the temperature of the wort? It sounds
like there m...
Posted in thread: kits that have fruit in them on 01-04-2009 at 01:30 AM
I used the same Brewer's Best Weizenbier kit as babyboy, only I added the zest of 4 oranges and
4 lemons.It came out pretty good. I based it off one of the recipes in the recipes section.