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Posted in thread: Yet Another Introduction -- Wisconsin on 03-19-2011 at 07:10 PM
Welcome from the South Kettle Moraine area!
Posted in thread: New allgrain BREWER in Traverse city MI on 03-19-2011 at 07:07 PM
Welcome! I grew up in TC and now live on the other side of the Lake. If there's no longer a
local supply store, perhaps one of the brew pubs will sell you grain.
Posted in thread: Du you reuse unwashed yeast? on 01-14-2011 at 05:58 PM
I take about a pint from the cake (for lagers) and use it for the next batch. For me its
quicker and easier than making a starter (but I do make a starter for the initial batch) or
washing. It does ta...
Posted in thread: Compressed air in cooled wort? on 07-02-2010 at 05:36 PM
The compressor needs lubrication so there's likely a little oil even without the tool oiler -
best not to do that anymore.
Posted in thread: How much brew do you keep on hand at any given time? on 06-16-2010 at 06:03 PM
My drinking can vary a lot - sometimes a pint or two most nights, sometimes I go a week or two
and have none. About half of my brew is given away or drank with friends. I do most of my
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Spent Grain Pizza on 06-09-2010 at 05:42 PM
Grain pizza - I bet it goes good with beer! Seems a great thing to make, though I may wait
until the weather cools.What about the husks on the spent grains?The husks are minor in
granola, which is mos...
Posted in thread: Anybody made a hoppy wheat? on 04-26-2010 at 01:18 AM
I did an American wheat with Amarillo last year. Mighty good and worth doing again. Also did a
batch with Simcoe. It also was good, but the hop flavor faded quickly.
Posted in thread: Basement temperature - last week of April on 04-26-2010 at 12:53 AM
53°F a week ago or so on the basement floor. Its a newer house with a deep basement so I leave
the vents closed to drop the temp and have no worry about the pipes freezing. I'll start
another lager (p...
Posted in thread: 50 beers to try before you die on 04-26-2010 at 12:33 AM
Only 4. I best get to the store . . .
Posted in thread: Tasting Advice on 04-23-2010 at 05:50 PM
Try various beers and think about what you are tasting and try to describe it. It might help to
do this with others so you can discuss it. I used to be able to tell that similar beers were