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Posted in thread: Tasting a 16 oz. E&B 1960 pilsner whilst brewing. on 07-27-2015 at 05:23 PM
So a guy from my home brew club went to an estate sale and picked up a case of E&B from the
60's. Figured I would give it a try and it is from the 60's thats for sure. Sherry nose but
nice caramel fla...
Posted in thread: Do I need a pump to all-grain? on 07-23-2015 at 06:22 PM
Get a pump, your spinal cord and non burned flesh will thank you later.
Posted in thread: New guy with etiquette questions on 07-16-2015 at 02:38 PM
If you are doing 90% of the work and research just go at it alone. Brewing by yourself is not
bad and IMHO the distractions may hinder you from nailing down a brew day process. You will
never need a s...
Posted in thread: 2015 Michigan Beer Cup on 07-14-2015 at 07:35 PM
I put six in this year but placing is a whole other beast. Feedback was pretty good from the
forms I received last year that were legible.
Posted in thread: Lager in primary or rack to secondary? on 07-07-2015 at 01:34 PM
Do you bring the beer up to temp for the diacetyl rest in the primary, then transfer it to the
secondary and then cold crash? That would really depend on how you plan to package the end
result. Would ...
Posted in thread: Water profile for hoppy saison. on 07-05-2015 at 07:38 PM
I think that is a little steep on the S04 for a saison. That is def an IPA water profile you
have there. Seeing that you want a saison with a good hop presence, I would drop the S04 to
100ppm. Its a s...
Posted in thread: Hull Melon Pale Ale Help on 06-17-2015 at 05:46 PM
This is somewhat off topic but I just tried the first bottle of a batch of Hefeweizen I brewed
a few weeks ago that I used Hull Mellon on. It came out pretty damn good. It was just 60/40
wheat to pils...
Posted in thread: Water profile for hoppy saison. on 05-30-2015 at 07:09 PM
Wondering if I should adjust my water tilted more towards an IPA mineral base. I build my water
from distilled and on saisons I am usually pretty conservative just using enough calcium to get
in pH ra...
Posted in thread: Sicilianos homebrew competition/homebrew party. on 05-27-2015 at 07:44 PM
Groveland Oaks campground in Holly. Awesome three day event!
Posted in thread: Sicilianos homebrew competition/homebrew party. on 05-27-2015 at 02:45 PM
Ostensibly one should be able to simply walk up to another, introduce themselves, and start a
conversation. This would seem especially easily when a group of people are gathered around a