Last Activity:10-31-2012 10:09 AM
Posted in thread: Tale of an Ancient Apfelwein on 04-19-2012 at 03:46 AM
I tried out a 1G Apfelwein batch when I first started brewing. Didn't much care for it. Decided
to try again, and let it age a little longer.Weeeeeeelp, about 19 months later I found my
Posted in thread: Built a custom stir plate on 10-10-2011 at 05:45 PM
Hey guys, thought I'd share my weekend project. I started to build a DIY stir plate with the
hard drive magnets that everyone here recommends... but felt like it was too wasteful to just
throw away th...
Posted in thread: Using a pumpkin as a fermentor? on 10-05-2011 at 02:39 AM
My friend and I were talking about doing the same thing yesterday. I believe -- and am
encouraged by the "How to brew a pumpkin beer" article's pictures -- that the trick may be to
have zero headspace...
Posted in thread: NOW OPEN! HBT 2011 BJCP Competition on 03-26-2011 at 08:42 PM
Sorry, guys, I submitted a beer brewed with ghost chiles. After mine, they couldn't taste
anyone else's. :p
Posted in thread: First BIAB, wheat and mash questions. on 02-20-2011 at 01:48 PM
I ran out of time and had to get the boil going. It was at 1.040, very low (expected 1.054),
and some of that is probably starch. I'm guessing I'm going to end up with a 1% ABV bread beer.
Posted in thread: First BIAB, wheat and mash questions. on 02-20-2011 at 12:16 AM
Coming up on two hours, and a drop of iodophor in a sample swirls black :( Any way to rescue? I
have no other grains.
Posted in thread: First BIAB, wheat and mash questions. on 02-19-2011 at 11:56 PM
The rest of the grain bill is 2.75 lbs of pilsner malt, .25 lbs aromatic malt, .25 lbs
acidulated malt. I might have a problem :P
Posted in thread: First BIAB, wheat and mash questions. on 02-19-2011 at 10:33 PM
I just mashed in my first all-grain batch, trying out BIAB. I have two questions so far:1) I'm
using the Franziskaner clone recipe from the Beer Captured book. It called for 7 lbs of german
wheat. I p...
Posted in thread: Oskar Blues "Gordon" forced to change its name on 01-17-2011 at 10:40 PM
That's the thing I'm totally not understanding here... I'm not well versed in trademark law,
anyone with more understanding care to chime in?Is A-B's awful "Wild Blue" lager infringing
upon the tradem...
Posted in thread: isn't 38 F too cold for serving? on 01-14-2011 at 08:21 PM
I recently had the unfortunate responsibility of setting up a beer fridge for a friend's bar.
The fridge supplier, distributors, bartenders, etc. all rallied against me and convinced them
to pour at 3...