Last Activity:05-19-2016 7:41 PM
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Posted in thread: All grain vs extract on 05-18-2016 at 08:50 PM
A skilled brewer making extract can make a beer that tastes as good as all grain. However, i
feel all grain gives you more control and generally speaking those that dive into all grain
usually gain va...
Posted in thread: Is this a good deal (IPA swap)? on 04-28-2016 at 07:53 PM
I think your splitting hairs. If you like the beers, do the trade. A couple of bucks should not
sway you either way.
Posted in thread: Good Beer Gone Bad in Keg on 04-19-2016 at 08:55 PM
I can't speak to your actual cause scientifically, but I will reccomend weening yourself off
the quick carb method. Slow addition of CO2 has improved my beer. If you did have any oxygen,
you shoved it...
Posted in thread: Wort Volume on 03-07-2016 at 10:02 PM
I don't have a great answer for you but I would suggest some brewing software like beer smith
or something to help track your boil off rates and adjust your recipe. If you collect more wort
and then b...
Posted in thread: Removing labels from bottles on 02-17-2016 at 06:15 PM
oxiclean soak. good stuff. I will say though, if it doesn't come off- you don't need that
aggravation in you life. Just move on.
Posted in thread: A Few More Noob Questions on 01-29-2016 at 03:45 PM
A big beer refers to the original gravity and overall alcohol content, a stout is not
necessarily "big" but it can be. A 4.5% abv Stout is not big, 8%abv Stout is big.
Posted in thread: Old DME for starter on 01-29-2016 at 03:42 PM
Should be fine for a starter, but decant to protect the quality of your beer.
Posted in thread: Reusable Beer Labels ? on 01-28-2016 at 03:16 PM
In a pinch I use painters masking tape and a sharpie.
Posted in thread: Dry hop in a Keg on 01-28-2016 at 03:14 PM
I do it all the time with a hop sack and some sterilized fishing line. Works great.
Posted in thread: Has brewing finally jumped the shark? on 01-14-2016 at 03:44 PM
Craft beer isn't going anywhere. Yes, some of the breweries will close, and growth will slow,
but good beer at a local level has returned to this country and I think will now be a big part
of our land...