Last Activity:09-14-2011 4:05 AM
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Posted in thread: Heretic Brewing Co. on 09-14-2011 at 02:46 AM
I had some Tafelbully at Blue Palms in Hollywood, CA. It was an interesting beer, a funky
Belgian take on a session brew. Definitely one of a kind.
Posted in thread: Can homebrew ever equal microbrew quality ? on 09-14-2011 at 01:45 AM
7 out of 8 party goers chose my Guinness clone over Guinness in a blind taste test! ;) To me,
that question is like asking "Can a local band ever be as good as a major nationwide band?" and
Posted in thread: How fast do you consume 5 gallons of home brew? on 09-14-2011 at 01:12 AM
Depends on how good it is. Brewing 5 gallon batches all the time, usually a month to take down
one since at least 3 others are being consumed at the same time.This pretty much sums me up. I
keep 4 bee...
Posted in thread: Rogue Double Dead Guy Clone on 04-29-2011 at 04:39 AM
I did actually, but it tasted nothing like what I was going for. It did make a good IPA,
though. :) Just doesn't taste much like the original.
Posted in thread: Ever feel uncomfortable besting your favorite beer with your homebrew? on 03-25-2011 at 11:13 PM
IMO, Franziskaner is by far the king of Hefeweizens. If I could top that beer, I'd feel pretty
damned pleased with myself!On St Paddy's day, I did blind tasters with my Guinness clone vs.
the real thi...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head Reduces Distribution on 03-25-2011 at 07:20 PM
You're right, Sam doesn't care if some people boycott, he doesn't need the support from us like
he did before. He has a whole bunch of new bandwagon-yuppie-"seen it on tv, now I have to have
Posted in thread: 2 Mugs up if you love Ranger (IPA) on 03-24-2011 at 11:12 PM
It's not bad if I'm at the grocery store or something, not one of my go-tos if I have options
Posted in thread: Easiest Yeast Starter! on 03-24-2011 at 04:06 PM
For giggles I took the last runnings on my last brew on threw the dregs of a Rogue bottle in
there. A week later, I had a nice layer of Pacman! Woot! The way I sparge I tend to have extra
liquid left ...
Posted in thread: In your face IPA lovers - Hoppotamus maximus on 03-24-2011 at 03:45 PM
I got what they're going for but it sounds kind of defensive coming from a brewer like GB. It's
one thing to poke fun at yourself, but it's a chain that makes German style lagers and hefe's
Posted in thread: Big breweries using small names to conceal themselves? on 03-24-2011 at 03:01 PM
You know, I haven't really seen the big guys make any serious attempts at the craft market
anyhow. There's all this talk of them "gobbling up small brewers" or making their own crappy