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  • Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 08-17-2014 at 04:26 PM
    Of recent memory I thought Shipyard Mint Chocolate Stout was a mess. Way too spearminty in a
    toothpaste kind of way, an unpleasant hot alcohol bite, and excessive anise. Didn't mix well

  • Posted in thread: New to AG on 08-08-2014 at 01:07 AM
    I used a cooler for a mash tun at first. Pros were good temperature control, cons were
    significantly increased brewing time, more equipment to deal with.I now do BIAB. Pros for this
    are huge time savi...

  • Posted in thread: What's your profession? on 08-08-2014 at 12:26 AM
    Resident physician

  • Posted in thread: Chloramines? on 08-05-2014 at 08:45 PM
    Seems like a lot of chlorine/chloramines to me. I would use campden tablets, as a small
    charcoal filter would require extremely low flow rates to effectively remove the chloramines.
    If you still have ...

  • Posted in thread: Does my home brew make me look fat? on 08-05-2014 at 08:37 PM
    Alcohol is metabolized to acetaldehyde and then acetic acid and/or acetate and is subsequently
    excreted in the urine. None of these are sugars, which have at least five carbon atoms. Alcohol
    has two, ...

  • Posted in thread: S-04 fermented a bit warm...opinions? on 08-05-2014 at 08:03 PM
    75-76 actual ferm temp isn't horrible but I'd venture a guess that there's mild ester funk
    action going on. But you caught it pretty quickly so it could be minimal.Only one way to find

  • Posted in thread: Chloramines? on 08-05-2014 at 07:53 PM
    Well based on these accounts I will dump it if there's that off-taste in two weeks of
    conditioning.Do you guys think it is still OK to brew with this water if I 1.) use a carbon
    filter and 2.) treat w...

  • Posted in thread: Chloramines? on 08-03-2014 at 07:44 PM
    Brewed my first batch (DIPA) in a while yesterday with tap water and I didn't look at the water
    chemistry beforehand. Turns out there are 3.2 ppm chloramine in the muni supply here and I did
    notice a ...

  • Posted in thread: Top 5 Beers thread on 08-03-2014 at 05:43 PM
    Based on my beeradvocate:1.) Pliny the Elder2.) Heady Topper (bought two cases on a recent VT
    trip)3.) Founder's Breakfast4.) St. Bernardus Abt 12 (just had a keg of this at my wedding!)5.)

  • Posted in thread: AC Fermentation chamber build on 08-02-2014 at 06:10 PM
    Welcome to NC. Nice build. Im sure this will make a difference in the beer. Sent from my iPhone
    using Home BrewThanks man, cheers.Brewing a DIPA at the moment. Do you know of any NC group
    grain buys?