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Posted in thread: Would anyone be willing to complete this beer preference survey for me? on 02-26-2013 at 08:13 PM
Posted in thread: Pub/bottle shop recommendations in Chicago area? on 02-21-2013 at 09:24 PM
Been a while since I lived in Chicago, and I dont know Schaumburg well, but as far as Bottle
shops, look for a Binny's. They usually have a solid stock. Bars in schaumburg... meh.. good
luck. I'd recc...
Posted in thread: What to sub for Choc. Wheat? on 01-30-2013 at 04:25 PM
I'm trying to do a clone of No Label's Black Wit-O. I've found they use Chocolate wheat for a
portion of the wheat in the grain bill, and I love the chocolate notes in the finished product.
Posted in thread: Pitching on the cake on 01-22-2013 at 06:43 PM
I pitch on cakes all the time. I love it. Definately go smaller beer to bigger beer, and also
be aware that you will probably never be able to reproduce the resulting product, so its a
no-no for compe...
Posted in thread: What's your favorite drinking glass type? on 01-08-2013 at 02:56 PM
British pint or GTFO. Best drinking vessel ever created by man. Heavy glass, but not
obnoxiously heavy. Thumb bump to keep it in your hand and not on the floor when you maybe had a
few (too many?) Sta...
Posted in thread: Must have beers in huston texas area on 12-28-2012 at 06:15 PM
Endevour = middling DIPA, Santo = Kolsch. yes, its black. woo. Icon = Belgian IPA that is
neither belgiany or IPA-ish. I stand by my skip it :)
Posted in thread: Must have beers in huston texas area on 12-24-2012 at 06:12 PM
Skip St. Arnolds. Most of their beers are quite mainstream, and you wont get any of the good
stuff on the tour. For breweries, hit Karbach, No Label, or Southern Star (though thats a tich
of a drive, ...
Posted in thread: Aluminum brew pot? on 12-21-2012 at 09:50 PM
It's not like you need to treat aluminum pots/kettles with kid gloves. Just don't go flinging
it around like a wrecking ball. :eek: A robust aluminum kettle will last just as long as a good
Posted in thread: Received some brewing advice, is it legitimate? on 12-18-2012 at 02:23 PM
No credibility at all. You should leave headspace for the Krausen, so ferment in a larger
vessel than the size of your batch. The second point, you should pitch your yeast and seal the
fermenter as so...
Posted in thread: glacier hops, anyone use them? on 12-06-2012 at 05:55 PM
Clean, not overwhelming, middling bitterness, middling earthyness, a hint of citrus and floral
notes on the nose. Very very versitile, plays well with others, and cheap. Whats not to like?
One of my v...