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Posted in thread: CAMRA Champion Hobsons Yeast? on 08-12-2015 at 02:42 PM
Nothing that I can find. One of my favorite strains was picked up by White Labs a few years
back as a platinum strain, but they haven't had it since. Does Hobson's sell any
bottle-conditioned beers? I...
Posted in thread: CAMRA Champion Hobsons Yeast? on 08-10-2015 at 05:21 PM
Does anyone know anything about the yeast used by Hobsons, whose Mild was awarded the 2007
CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain? a whim I bought a bottle of Hobsons Postman's Knock and saw
that it's bottle...
Posted in thread: 1920s Home brewing with H.L. Mencken on 09-11-2014 at 08:53 PM
The Baltimore City Paper has published an excerpt from a new collection of H.L. Mencken's
writings -- an excerpt where he describes his home brewing in Baltimore in the 1920s and into
1930: sounds li...
Posted in thread: Pilsner Urquell on 08-07-2014 at 12:36 AM
[quote=midlantic;6284860]I think these types of pilsners are allowed to have small amounts of
diacetyl, but pilsner U does not. At least as far as I would say. I haf recently gone through
the BCJP cou...
Posted in thread: Pilsner Urquell on 08-03-2014 at 12:10 AM
[QUOTE=ghosthef;6283189]Good news...the gravity has continued to drop...and I'm no detecting
any popcorn butter smell or taste...so lager time!Again,...thanks all for the help and
education!Just for t...
Posted in thread: Coniston Yeast and 023 / 1275 ? on 08-02-2014 at 02:17 PM
I am in the process of cultivating a batch of yeast from a bottle of Coniston Bluebird Bitter
and I'm still deciding on a recipe. So far it's growing and smells good so I'm keeping my
Posted in thread: Any System to Yeast Numbers? on 02-20-2014 at 04:22 PM
Apologies if I missed an FAQ somewhere. Someone asked me what Wyeast and White Labs numbers
meant, and I had to say I was stumped. Is there any kind of system behind them?I know they
often lump yeasts...
Posted in thread: Belgian Seef / Seefbier Recipe? on 02-17-2014 at 03:42 AM
Prompted by your post, I did another search, and this is the only thing I found: looks like a
decent enough starting point.The articles I've read all put barley as the first listed
ingredient, so may...
Posted in thread: Red X Malt on 02-14-2014 at 12:57 AM
For a ton of posts from the German forum hobbybrauer.de go to Google and enter into the search
box red malz site:hobbybrauer.deI had to click on the link Translate this page since I don't
Posted in thread: Leftovers Recipe Input Please on 11-26-2013 at 12:13 AM
Since Thanksgiving is the season for leftovers, I thought I'd make something out of leftover
stuff in my freezer so I can start the new year with a clean slate. Any thoughts or input on