Last Activity:08-03-2005 12:58 PM
Posted in thread: cider smell? on 04-20-2005 at 07:15 PM
Another possibility is from the sugar you used. Regular, refined, white table sugar will impart
a cidery taste and smell to your beer. This could be a possibility, but if you used corn sugar
then I wo...
Posted in thread: Mint in a beer on 04-20-2005 at 07:06 PM
"a peppermint-flavored stout that had the afterteste of a tree"now that sounds thoroughly
disgusting. I can understand the christmas theme and all, but why would you add in spruce
needles?To the more ...
Posted in thread: Mint in a beer on 04-19-2005 at 11:39 PM
I know some here are against the flavoring of beer, but I have an inquiry at this time that I
would like some feedback on if anyone knows anything about it. I really enjoy chocolate stouts
Posted in thread: RIMS-HERMS Discussion on 04-15-2005 at 07:32 AM
Does ACME have an online store for that?Not trying to be a dick, but the only benefit I really
picked up on for the RIMS was temp control. Even in a boiling kettle or converted keg there
will be varia...
Posted in thread: Music! on 04-15-2005 at 06:53 AM
I don't know quite how to feel about this. I'm on the young end of the spectrum for age, but
the old end for music.Beatles (say what you will, but Elvis did not create rock, that was done
by John, Pau...
Posted in thread: I've become a beer snob... on 04-15-2005 at 06:34 AM
HI, I'm a beer snob and also becoming a hophead. My friends look at me like I'm weird because I
don't show their enthusiasm for cheap beer, and I'm glad to know I'm not alone.Unfortunately
the only go...
Posted in thread: i've been an awful homebrewer. on 04-15-2005 at 06:16 AM
Obviously you've got your priorities all outta whack :D
Posted in thread: Bottling vs Kegging on 04-15-2005 at 06:00 AM
Janx, you are always thinking....oh, and let me know if you find one.
Posted in thread: LOW Original Gravities.... on 04-14-2005 at 12:25 AM
My point was that hydrometer readings tend to make the whole process more anal than necessary.
I'm going to drink almost anything I can make regardless of the OG readings, and prefer to have
Posted in thread: Bottling vs Kegging on 04-14-2005 at 12:08 AM
The short version is that I'm with Janx. The long version is:If kegging is the evil, dark side
then might I quote Lord Helmet: "Evil will always win because good is dumb"Not saying that
bottling is du...