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Posted in thread: Flat IPA - Infection? on 02-17-2013 at 10:41 PM
Will simply flipping the bottle upside down after capping be enough to test/verify the seal, or
is it just crap luck that it pushed open? That's pretty much how I do the testing of my caps,
every now ...
Posted in thread: Freakin headaches with this batch!! on 02-17-2013 at 09:42 PM
Will leaving the beer on the yeast cake for 2-3 weeks fix any off flavors that was
produced?Well, it won't hurt your beer to stand on the cake for a couple more weeks, giving it
time to clean up some ...
Posted in thread: Flat IPA - Infection? on 02-17-2013 at 09:38 PM
"If if were an infection, wouldn't I still get gas buildup?"Yes you definitely would IMHO. More
so than without infection. Seems it hasn't fermented in the bottle (but it wasn't sweet), or
there is a ...
Posted in thread: What to do for the apartment brewer? on 11-09-2012 at 10:40 PM
I brew in my kitchen all the time. I use a 28L electric urn and maxi-BIAB for 5 gallon batches
and more (I do a kind of partigyle hybrid to make an IPA of 8 liters and a Stout/porter of 15
Posted in thread: Here goes ... need opinions on types of beer for virgin palate on 11-04-2012 at 06:46 PM
Beer face? (NO, that is NOT her in the pic...) is like this too, does not enjoy beers in
general. I think it is the bitterness from the hops that makes her cringe, since she does enjoy
really smoky s...
Posted in thread: What do I do with new rhizomes in September? on 11-04-2012 at 03:38 PM
Yeah, plant them now and put a big heap of leaves over them to help insulate for winter, they
will be fine. If you put them in pots in your basement you'll most likely kill'em...
Posted in thread: Beer From Only One Brewery? on 11-02-2012 at 09:19 AM
Oppigårds. It's Swedish (therefore somewhat local to me), and has a ton of excellent brews
ranging from Lager (SMÖF) to Porter and Stout, but where they shine are the pale Ales. They
even let the home...
Posted in thread: Egyptian honey beer on 11-02-2012 at 09:09 AM
I was under the impression it was like wine to the ancient Egyptians. idk,maybe they did use it
in beer as well?...gotta look at the links.Ah, but this could be because the Roman history
Posted in thread: Cold brew coffee stout on 11-01-2012 at 06:37 PM
I've used this with great result: used three tubes in a 8L damejeanne secondary. Poured the
coffee powder in first, then the beer on top. Excellent coffee aroma! Simple, hygienic and
Posted in thread: Nice article on how AB InBev is trying to destroy good beer for higher profits on 10-28-2012 at 02:29 PM
So why are there a post-prohibition record number of breweries in this country?But you must
take into consideration another fact. Population growth. The US population in July*1870 : 38.56