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  • Posted in thread: No hops brew on 03-05-2012 at 04:39 PM
    What do you mean? Some folks want to explore things like Gruits and other styles that may not
    have been hopped...though other folks just don't understand what role hops play and end up with
    sour beer....

  • Posted in thread: No hops brew on 03-05-2012 at 01:51 PM
    I don't understand why someone would want to go through the effort of brewing up a batch of
    beer and not add an essential component that is meant to balance it out. It's like not adding
    salt and peppe...

  • Posted in thread: So what should I brew next? on 02-23-2012 at 12:50 AM
    Hop Rod Rye from the BYO 250 Clones issue. Brewed it last year and it was fantastic.

  • Posted in thread: Barley Crusher order on 04-19-2011 at 12:19 AM
    It's the start of the 4th week since I order my Barley Crusher directly from them. Still no
    mill. The told me it would ship the 1st week in April. The took the money out of my account in
    March. The le...

  • Posted in thread: Using a hop bag or not on 04-16-2011 at 02:20 AM
    I use a nylon bag almost all of the time. I am sure that I don't need to but I feel like it is
    in the long run less work.....which I am all for. I do think that the nylon bag is helpful when
    you dry h...

  • Posted in thread: Using a hop bag or not on 04-15-2011 at 04:58 PM
    I use a hop bag for leaf hops in the boil. They can easily clog up your racking cane or
    Autosiphon, even with the plastic "filter" tip. I don't worry about putting pellet hops in a
    bag, just drop them...

  • Posted in thread: Barley Crusher order on 04-06-2011 at 03:30 AM
    Mine took a little over 3 weeks direct from BC. Really had to nag them to get an email
    response. I suggest buying from a retailer that has them in stock. I get a great crush with
    stock settings. First...

  • Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 04-06-2011 at 12:55 AM
    I tried this tonight and didn't have very good results. Most of my problems were from an
    obstructed beer line. It was a rye IPA (Hop Rod Rye) and a decent amount of hops from the
    secondary made their ...

  • Posted in thread: Winter brewing on 03-31-2011 at 03:47 PM
    In the winter I brew 2.5-3 gallon AG batches in the kitchen. My electric range can bring 4
    gallons of wort to a boil in about 30 minutes, assuming the runoffs are still fairly warm. I
    like doing half ...

  • Posted in thread: keg hopping to salvage a beer? on 03-24-2011 at 03:41 AM
    Well, I cracked open a bottle the other night and it tastes exactly like it did in the keg. :(
    Maybe I'll try dry hopping what's in the carboy, perhaps with a high alpha acid hop lika Citra
    or Columbu...