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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 05:07 PM
"Beer can make ya smart, ya know. It made bud wiser."
Posted in thread: How do you keep notes? on 09-24-2014 at 05:15 PM
I use Brewmate to create my recipes. On brew day, I print out the associated recipe to follow
along. And I add alot of notes (temps, times, etc). Then after the yeast has been pitched, I
transfer my "...
Posted in thread: HopHouse Brewing Supply Hops Giveaway - Open to All! on 07-16-2014 at 02:11 PM
Posted in thread: Phenolic smell? on 05-29-2014 at 05:35 PM
That's what I get for reading "Brew Like a Monk"! In that book it's stated that American
brewers are afraid to use enough sugar. I do keep it at ~15% or less. I suppose I'll try
eliminating the chlori...
Posted in thread: Phenolic smell? on 05-28-2014 at 05:00 PM
Regarding the yeast, it was a 1 liter starter (one smackpack). My volume into the fermentor was
2.5g (half batch). And the OG not counting sugar was 1.076. Over several days, I added a total
of 1lb ca...
Posted in thread: Phenolic smell? on 05-28-2014 at 12:22 PM
Thanks for the reply. Interestingly, I was under the impression that you need the higher temps
with Belgian yeast in order to attain that nice fruitiness which is a characteristic of Belgian
ales. I h...