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  • Posted in thread: Idea for Mint Chocolate Stout on 08-28-2014 at 06:31 PM
    Preservatives and yeast dont mix. Cacao nibs and cocoa powder work for chocolate flavor. I bet
    there isnt even a drop of real chocolate in an Oreo anymore.

  • Posted in thread: Idea for Mint Chocolate Stout on 08-26-2014 at 07:09 PM
    I think I'd be leary of all the preservatives in Oreos, and all the other things in them too.
    Putting fruit, herbs, and spices in is one thing, processed shelf stable commercial stuff is
    another...

  • Posted in thread: My plan for my RIS any thoughts?? on 08-26-2014 at 07:04 PM
    I think 6mo on oak might be a bit overpowering. But I cant really say, I havent personally
    played with oak cubes yet. But I applaud the idea of the beer. Thats exactly what I did. I
    brewed a RIS on my...

  • Posted in thread: Success Story-Are you your toughest critic? on 08-26-2014 at 06:26 PM
    I agree, Im my own toughest critic. But I think thats the life of a homebrewer. You see your
    beer as a "could have been". Could have been hoppier, could have been maltier, could have been
    this or that...

  • Posted in thread: What came in the mail for you today? on 08-26-2014 at 02:14 PM
    3 612NG natural gas burners from Bayou Classic. Now to get it all plumbed in!

  • Posted in thread: belgian stout on 08-23-2014 at 03:14 AM
    wow! Italy! Thats really awesome. Thats on my list of places to see someday.After looking at
    the description of each on the Wyeast site, I think of those 2 I would go 3787. It seems like
    that might pr...

  • Posted in thread: belgian stout on 08-22-2014 at 07:05 PM
    I just kegged a belgian stout. It was a partigyle from my RIS, but I used Wyeast 1581. It
    really has a Belgian/phenolic flavor. I even fermented at a low temp to keep it to a minimum
    (64*)Mine has ple...

  • Posted in thread: Schell's Schell Shocked, Can You Clone It? on 08-14-2014 at 03:52 PM
    Yeah, I'm not exactly sure of how to make it either, but ive drank many of those. Schells makes
    some great beers. Its a bit sweeter than say a Leinie's Summer Shandy. I'm thinking its a low
    ABV Wiess ...

  • Posted in thread: Home made tap handle on 08-12-2014 at 09:01 PM
    Hey, either way its an interesting tap handle and conversation piece all in one.

  • Posted in thread: Home made tap handle on 08-12-2014 at 06:47 PM
    Nice!The pic makes it look like its made of marble

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