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Posted in thread: What is your "go-to" beer? on 04-22-2013 at 09:02 PM
Sierra Nevada...Summerfest in the summer, Ruthless Rye in the spring, Pale Ale any other time
Posted in thread: Bay Area beer reccomendations on 04-22-2013 at 08:59 PM
I definitely recommend Bear Republic. Fantastic beer selection, usually 16 taps going mostly
with beer they do not distribute outside the restaurant. Downtown Healdsburg is beautiful too.
Posted in thread: Swamp Cooler on 02-05-2013 at 08:59 PM
Hey guys,I thought this looked good, found some on ebay for you all.
Posted in thread: First yeast starter... wish me luck :) on 11-16-2012 at 08:53 PM
I wouldn't use the airlock either. Just cover the top with aluminum foil. Airlocks prevent air
from entering and allowing oxygen to enter the flask is a positive for your starter.
Posted in thread: All Grain and BIAB - more carbonation? on 06-14-2012 at 08:54 PM
I recently started brewing BIAB, and have 4 brews under my belt. It seems that the beer gets
noticeably more carbonated using the 4 oz. of corn sugar per 5 gal batch.I don't think it's
Posted in thread: What do you eat while brewing? on 05-12-2012 at 01:07 AM
I used to forget to eat and would suddenly be starving. I snack on Trader Joe's mac n cheese
when the boil starts going now.
Posted in thread: The great "What size kettle" question on 03-31-2012 at 08:43 PM
Which kettle do you own?I bought the heavy duty kettle from homebrewstuff.com. It came with a
valve and thermometer. It's great.
Posted in thread: If you could spend $100-150 for your first upgrade.. on 03-23-2012 at 03:50 PM
I say get a larger kettle and outdoor burner. You can experiment with all-grain using BIAB.
This is exactly what I did recently and I am not going back to extract!
Posted in thread: Trader Joe's Vintage Ale - label removal on 03-23-2012 at 03:48 PM
Trader joes makes beer? They don't sell that around here.Around my area (Northern California)
Trader Joe's sells Mission Street ales, which is a contract brew with Firestone Walker. $5.99
buys a six-p...
Posted in thread: The great "What size kettle" question on 03-22-2012 at 09:13 PM
I just had this debate a few months ago. I decided to start using BIAB and needed a new
kettle.I went with 15 gal and do not regret it. It is large, and that makes it a little harder
to store and clea...