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  • Posted in thread: BIAB type bag for hop additions? on 06-15-2016 at 04:24 PM
    My thinking is similar to the OP. I use a spare BIAB bag for my late (post flameout) hop
    additions. Seems to work fine and I feel I get better aroma and flavor.

  • Posted in thread: Music on 03-29-2016 at 05:27 PM
    Ya'll might think this is strange since I'm a musician. But when I brew I prefer to not listen
    to any music or even talk radio. I read during the down parts and think of the whole process as
    kinda a Z...

  • Posted in thread: What breweries to visit in Asheville on 01-15-2016 at 07:57 PM
    You've got a good start with Wicked Weed and SN. I'd also recommend The Wedge and Twin Leaf.
    Have fun!

  • Posted in thread: Need help adding chocolate flavor to a beer quickly. on 11-19-2015 at 06:19 PM
    I've used cocoa powder, chocolate syrup, a melted chocolate bar and cocoa nibs in various
    combinations. But last time I used chocolate extract and that has worked out the best for me.
    Added at bottlin...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 3068 vs. wlp 300 on 10-16-2015 at 06:48 PM
    I've used both yeasts fairly recently - although not in a side by side comparison. This was for
    a pretty big Hefeweizen. With good starters, both took off pretty quickly. In particular I
    recall the 30...

  • Posted in thread: Breweries to check out in the Clearwater, FL area on 04-13-2015 at 07:32 PM
    Due to commitments, only made it to Mad Beach Brewing. Turns out I was staying in Indians
    Shores which is only a few miles from Madeira Beach. Mad Beach Brewing has a HUGE taproom with
    basically a ful...

  • Posted in thread: Salt additions and boil off on 03-20-2015 at 07:43 PM
    So, as a build to the original post's question... this would mean the salt component levels are
    more concentrated. Is this bad? Or good? or little effect on flavor?

  • Posted in thread: Breweries to check out in the Clearwater, FL area on 03-18-2015 at 12:11 AM
    Wow! Thanks for all the responses so far. Looks like I won't be lacking for things to do.

  • Posted in thread: Breweries to check out in the Clearwater, FL area on 03-17-2015 at 05:40 PM
    Greetings,I'll be in near Clearwater, Florida for a few days in April. Any suggestions for good
    breweries to check out? Tours? Brewpubs?Many thanks,-Ellis

  • Posted in thread: I need a funny beer saying!!! on 02-25-2015 at 06:07 PM
    "Beer can make ya smart, ya know. It made bud wiser."