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  • Four best friends got into brewing just for fun until we became half way decent at it. After getting compliments from our local brewery, we decided to get a little more serious. It started with creating our own recipes, choosing a name and specific beer names. Now we are entertaining the idea of a small brewpub. Updates to follow........
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  • Posted in thread: Efficency issues on 08-31-2011 at 03:30 AM
    the last beer was an amber and we missed the SG by 16 points. We brewed outside and the mash
    ton is not insulated. We sparge out by setting the bed by pulling off a gal or so until it is
    comeing out c...

  • Posted in thread: Efficency issues on 08-31-2011 at 03:11 AM
    Hey guys, I am in need of some help. I am going from brewing 10gal batchs to 5 gals bathces. I
    am using a 15 gal keggles. The one as the HLT and one as a Mash ton. I was have terrible
    efficency whith ...

  • Posted in thread: Bad hops ruin my beer? on 07-14-2011 at 07:15 PM
    yea, that beer is going to be toxic.....lucky for you, i am certified to dispose of said toxic
    beers. pm for address and I will dispose of them properly........your fine.........itll taste

  • Posted in thread: 50 Best Beers on 07-14-2011 at 02:59 PM
    Interesting list, funny to see a common beer such as Sam Adams Boston Lager on that list. I
    love boston lager, but I wouldn't expect a bunch of beer snobs to rank it that highStill wins
    medals year af...

  • Posted in thread: Does anyone else get gassy after drinking hoppy beers? on 07-14-2011 at 12:40 PM
    not sure I can tell the difference. I mean, I can clear a room if I want to! :D But then, so
    can all three of my Boston Terriers (I'm talking tears-in-the-eyes BAD!) -and only ONE of 'em
    drinks homebr...

  • Posted in thread: Secondary Fermentation - Help! on 07-14-2011 at 12:38 PM
    Secondary is a conversational piece and it always comes around full circle, down to personal
    preference. We have used secondaries, usually when adding something other than hops to the
    secondary. Cocoa...

  • Posted in thread: Does anyone else get gassy after drinking hoppy beers? on 07-13-2011 at 04:50 PM
    not necessarily the hops.....the suspended yeast in homebrews CO2's in your
    stomach......causing byproducts, if you will..........always when i have a bunch of

  • Posted in thread: Brewery upgrades - 2 questions on 07-13-2011 at 03:13 PM
    Get will take care of all the water measurements for you. same to assume
    about 1g boiloff per hour.........plenty of calculators out there, just hit up google.......

  • Posted in thread: 4 Pounds of Fresh Hops!! on 07-12-2011 at 04:09 PM
    Any grain bill will work, but make a citra IPA........1/2 oz every 5 min for 60
    min........Thats what I would do at least..........

  • Posted in thread: Commercial Kolsch on 07-11-2011 at 03:39 PM
    New Holland Full Circle......hands down, amazing......and if you can get your hands on Sully's
    Kolsch somehow.......I would recommend that....its pretty damn tasty.......sometimes its brewed
    at Kuenhe...

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