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  • Posted in thread: Breckenridge Avalanche on 08-24-2012 at 03:15 AM
    Did you end up making this? I just tasted this beer for the first time tonight. It's awesome.
    Would love to make it, so please do update and let us know how it turned out.

  • Posted in thread: Expanding my tastes on 08-21-2012 at 01:58 PM
    I prefer more flavorful, often sweeter stouts over stand-alones. Milk stouts and chocolate
    stouts are more my style. A friend of mine prefers really serious stouts and he likes "Oatmeal
    Breakfast" sto...

  • Posted in thread: non-used bottles have mold? on 08-21-2012 at 01:46 PM
    There are a million possibilities. Presumably you've already considered most of the obvious
    ones. The fact that only half your bottles were infected doesn't really prove or rule out
    anything, way too ...

  • Posted in thread: 5 gallon oak barrels? on 08-19-2012 at 10:54 PM
    SERIOUSLY!!2 lbs of toasted chips will OVER OAK the heck out of 5 gallons (from what has been
    posted on this site), yet a whole barrell, with 40-50 times more surface area exposure is
    OK???)For an "ap...

  • Posted in thread: Where do you buy lactose? on 08-15-2012 at 03:35 PM
    I realize these aren't answering your question, but here is another lactose-free idea.I
    discovered by accident that there are (at least) three ways to get a sweet final product:1. Use
    non-fermentable ...

  • Posted in thread: Beer without hops? on 08-15-2012 at 03:18 PM
    I don't think it's 100% accurate to say that it isn't beer if it doesn't have hops. In the
    middle ages, English law distinguished "beers" and "ales" on the basis of hops. It was illegal
    to make ale wi...

Drinking: Newcastle; Milk Stout Bottle Aging: English Brown; Undrinkably Bad Mead Fermenter 1: Imaginary Beer Fermenter 2: Sour Berliner Weisse Planned: Blueberry Hefeweizen; Chili Cocoa Mole Beer?; Cherry Chocolate Stout ... too many ideas!