Last Activity:12-02-2012 2:11 PM
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Posted in thread: A friend wants to start a micro brewery and restaurant on 09-25-2012 at 03:21 AM
If anyone here is seriously considering opening a production brewery or brewpub without having
ever worked in the industry, I think you're absolutely nuts (and I mean that in the nicest way
Posted in thread: Mash temps for lambic? on 08-26-2012 at 12:54 AM
If you have the time, patience, and inclination, I suggest doing a traditional turbid mash
(good write-ups on the process here and here. If you want to stick with single-infusion, mash
high. Really hi...
Posted in thread: Do I actually need separate equipment for Sours? on 04-24-2012 at 01:18 PM
You're absolutely correct. I should have included that caveat.
Posted in thread: Do I actually need separate equipment for Sours? on 04-24-2012 at 03:05 AM
Sour organisms are the exception. If a bit of lacto gets in your beer, your beer will go sour.I
think that is a bit of an exaggeration, especially in beers with any significant amount of hops
Posted in thread: What is wrong with my Belgians? on 04-13-2012 at 02:19 AM
Westvleteren is quite low on carbonation. But having that said: most Belgian beers are pretty
good on carbonation. It's usually the "Geuze" or "Lambik"-styles that are low on carb and the
rest is some...
Posted in thread: Element rust no more! on 09-05-2011 at 11:27 PM
It looks the only change is concentration of the minerals due to boiling. Pretty much
everything increased ~15%.Exactly what I was thinking.
Posted in thread: Daisy Cutter Pale Ale on 08-20-2011 at 10:28 PM
I get a ton of Simcoe out of Daisy Cutter. I'd go real heavy on Simcoe in the dry hop. One of
the dankest beers I've ever had.
Posted in thread: Goin Rogue - Help me formulate a new recipe on 08-13-2011 at 05:13 PM
If you can't get the wort to flow out of the mash tun, you're going to end up with serious
clarity problems ;)I was thinking that if you can't lauter your wort, then your glass is going
to be empty, a...
Posted in thread: Goin Rogue - Help me formulate a new recipe on 08-12-2011 at 05:49 PM
1 lb Rice Husks (to help with the clarity)How do rice hulls affect the clarity of the finished
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 06-10-2011 at 01:29 PM
Oatmeal stout. Still trying to decide whether or not to toast the oats and when to add the