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Posted in thread: What are you reading? on 09-12-2013 at 04:06 PM
I got sidetracked and started The Giver by Lois Lowery last night. I'm halfway through it and
it is really compelling.
Posted in thread: What are you reading? on 09-11-2013 at 06:15 PM
I picked up A Moveable Feast By Hemmingway while I was brewing this weekend. Once I finish that
I'm going to start A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. Yeah, they're for kids but
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 09-04-2013 at 12:58 AM
I went to a restaurant recently and ordered a Guinness. The waitress said, " Oh we're all out,
the closest thing I have is a yuengling." yeah those are close.
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 08-20-2013 at 12:07 AM
2.5 gal Brown Ale5 gal Pale Ale5 gal Citra IPA2.5 gal Barleywine39,950+15=39,965
Posted in thread: What are you reading? on 08-19-2013 at 05:12 PM
Just finished 'Wonder Boys' by Michael Chabon, and before that his best-seller 'The Amazing
Adventures of Kavalier and Clay'. What an amazing writer - great stories with a raw sense of
humor. I've als...
Posted in thread: What are you reading? on 08-13-2013 at 08:36 PM
I just finished Joshua Bernstein's book Brewed Awakening. It's a quick read about different
ingredients, brewers and styles. I liked it as a general overview about beer. I especially like
the flavor p...
Posted in thread: First Barleywine Question on 07-31-2013 at 01:06 AM
Alright then, I won't repitch. I'm probably going to add the sugar tomorrow morning. I brewed
this past Saturday and it seems to have slowed down a bit. I removed the blow-off tube and
affixed an airl...
Posted in thread: First Barleywine Question on 07-30-2013 at 09:42 PM
also this is an extract recipe.
Posted in thread: First Barleywine Question on 07-30-2013 at 09:36 PM
I didn't mention this in the first post: it is a 2.5 gallon batch that I pitched one packet
Posted in thread: First Barleywine Question on 07-30-2013 at 08:21 PM
So my first barleywine is in primary chugging away happily. I used S-05 yeast. Part of the
recipe is adding sugar after a few days directly into the primary. I'm pretty confident in
doing that and usi...