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Posted in thread: Good commercial oktoberfest on 10-15-2013 at 06:36 PM
so constantly disappointed by Sam Adams (I buy it EVERY year hoping I will like it). It always
tastes like...nothing...a complete void of flavor...I agree - walked into the "lame-est"
restaurant / bar...
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 10-03-2013 at 01:23 PM
Because I'm a cheap b@stard, I harvest, make starters, reuse as much as I can. I think I paid 7
or 8 bucks for the 1272 originally. May as well cut that cost out of the equation with a little
work on ...
Posted in thread: Malting Barley for Michigan guys on 10-01-2013 at 08:39 PM
Growing real good.@Ally - yes, I am growing this with the hope of harvesting some for home
malting and for replanting as grain is good for wildlife - the deer, phesants, turkeys,
squirrels - they love...
Posted in thread: Malting Barley for Michigan guys on 09-19-2013 at 02:08 PM
Sure it can be done by hand! And man - the germination rate on this is recorded at 97% and I
believe that's true as mine is already up and growing in thick - looks like every seed is doing
it! Just br...
Posted in thread: Malting Barley for Michigan guys on 09-14-2013 at 07:00 PM
Posted in thread: Malting Barley for Michigan guys on 09-13-2013 at 07:04 PM
Because I'm just into growing things like trees (oaks, apples, nut trees), vegetables, berries,
grains (wheat,oats,buckwheat, rye), flowers - especially perenial wildflowers, hops - I wanted
some of m...
Posted in thread: Home Malting and Kilning on 09-12-2013 at 10:31 PM
By July should have my own grain. I have 50 lbs., don't need it. Michigan guys please Help
defray my costs. Contact me for seed.
Posted in thread: Malting Barley for Michigan guys on 09-12-2013 at 07:02 PM
I just put in a strip of winter barley. Took me a while to research, order and get it, bit I
have 50 lbs of Endeavor winter malting barley, way more that I need for sure. If you are a
gardener, food p...
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 08-26-2013 at 07:49 PM
^ so you're talking 1) 3-5 weeks Primary2) 5 days dry hop/cold crash3) 3 weeks bottle 4) 3 more
weeks to be at its peakThat's 10-12 weeks. 3 months for an ipa to hit its prime is nuts. We're
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 08-21-2013 at 01:46 PM
I've brewed this many times and about to do it again on Labor Day. I "get" what most are saying
about this THA clone. But someone had to dump this? Yikes! Thats seems way out there for this