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Posted in thread: UCSD Extension Brewing Certificate program on 06-25-2013 at 05:16 AM
Just can't stand disorganization when you spend money to send and provide transcripts. A
successful program is when you have your act together.
Posted in thread: UCSD Extension Brewing Certificate program on 06-25-2013 at 05:13 AM
For those of you interested in the new certificate program being offered at UCSD you better be
prepared to be disappointed. The program seems to be on the right track but the person
overseeing the pro...
Posted in thread: First time addition of frut to secondary on 06-16-2013 at 07:21 AM
The tartness of the beer is derived from the acid that exists in that fruit. Once the yeast has
continued to do its Jon which is to ferment the sugars from the fruit, all that's left is the
acid from ...
Posted in thread: First cones!!! on 06-09-2013 at 01:53 PM
My Willamette down here in SoCo is only about 2 feet long right now but climbing
Posted in thread: First time addition of frut to secondary on 06-09-2013 at 01:45 PM
Yeah you only need the zest of the orange. The additional sugar from the wedges will increase
your alcohol but the acidity will stay behind as well. In other words, don't be surprised if
your beer is ...
Posted in thread: Lambic Style / Kriek on 05-24-2013 at 12:03 AM
When I've made unblended lambics, I rack my base beer to a "sour only" bucket before pitching
my sour blend. Since a sour is typically supposed to be more flat then effervescent I wouldn't
Posted in thread: Bottling Tips for the Homebrewer on 10-10-2012 at 12:18 AM
:rolleyes: I'd hardly say that I'm the one being douche-y here, man. As did others, I simply
pointed out the flaw in what you'd posted. I'll give you this, I may have been quick here to
call a spade a...
Posted in thread: left steeping grains in too long? on 10-09-2012 at 11:49 PM
I too, found that incredibly funny. I figured he'd gotten the idea by my posting on this thread
and here on Revvy's bottling thread that I smelled bull turd as soon as UC Davis was brought
into the co...
Posted in thread: left steeping grains in too long? on 10-09-2012 at 11:45 PM
I can't resist. I've been drinking a bit so sue me. I think it is just awesome that you berate
us for being authoritative then you spout your UC Davis brewing education. That, my friend, is
Posted in thread: Nottingham yeast - hydrate or not ? on 10-09-2012 at 11:41 PM
Well said. The actual question here is to what degree the science affects the taste, not if the
science is in question. Personally I go out of my way to do everything possible to make my
brews the bes...