Last Activity:06-29-2011 1:54 PM
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Posted in thread: Why do winemakers make way more $ than brewers? on 06-16-2011 at 08:25 PM
I for one am glad that a premium 750ml bottle of beer is only $11 (for say a St. Bernardus Abt
12 which is easy to get anytime and A+ in my opinion) instead of some insane original amount,
or even wor...
Posted in thread: Small Test Batches on 06-16-2011 at 05:14 AM
Now is actually the best time to start a new business.It can only get better from here.2.5
years on and there have been a few startups in our area, but a lot of places have gone out of
business (and o...
Posted in thread: Tap water got into secondary on 05-26-2011 at 02:38 AM
Shouldn't be, unless you are lowering the temperature.:confused: Is the barometric pressure
increasing where you are?Shouldn't be, we are just above sea level close to the gulf of mexico
(west coast o...
Posted in thread: Tap water got into secondary on 05-26-2011 at 02:19 AM
Thanks guys, that's good news. Just out of curiosity, why is any water at all dripping through
the airlocks? They are the 3 piece kind, and its happening on both of them.
Posted in thread: Tap water got into secondary on 05-26-2011 at 02:11 AM
I have a couple of Belgian style big brews (around 11%) in two glass carboys that are
aging...it's been over 6 months and the water in the airlocks were getting really low so I
refilled them, but a fe...
Posted in thread: Commercial IPAs on 05-18-2011 at 07:01 AM
Flying Dogs standard IPA Snake Dog is VERY balanced IMHO.
Posted in thread: What's an accurate evaporation rate for the hour long boil? on 05-14-2011 at 11:57 PM
Is trub loss generally the same regardless of 1, 2.5, or 5 gallon batches? Will trub amount
effect ABV or Gravity, since its actually a solid (or are you precalculating in beersmith to
compensate for ...
Posted in thread: hop type recommendation for non beer lover on 11-09-2009 at 07:05 PM
Many people do not like hoppy beers and hops do have a sedative effect that can be unpleasant.
Noble hops are lower AA, but it's really the recipe. Find something under 25 IBU and no more
than 1 oz. o...
Posted in thread: hop type recommendation for non beer lover on 11-09-2009 at 03:04 PM
My wife doesn't like beer. She'll drink cider (even the dry stuff) and Lambic though. But I'd
like to do maybe a cherry cream ale for her, and I'm wondering which hops she might be ok with.
Any hoppy ...
Posted in thread: Tossing ice into cooling wort? on 11-05-2009 at 08:08 PM
I boil a gallon of water and soak a large ziploc bag in sanitizer, I then fill it with the
water and freeze. I either remove the ice from the bag and use it as top up water, or just soak
the whole bag...