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Posted in thread: Anyone have any lines on CHEAP soda/corny kegs? on 08-24-2013 at 02:39 AM
I was at the St. Louis city museum, which is basically an old shoe factory filled with random
donated junk/scrap that has been welded and glued together into a massive playground (Google
it, its an aw...
Posted in thread: Devil's Backbone 8 Point IPA on 08-23-2013 at 04:58 AM
They may just be my favorite brewery. IPAs usually arn't my first choice but I do really like
this one. I love the Vienna lager and the Turbo Cougar blonde bock.
Posted in thread: Best Book to read about Home Brew? on 08-21-2013 at 10:18 PM
I really like Radical Brewing. It's a fun read, and gives a lot of great ideas on techniques
and ingredients to use. The recipes look great too. I haven't made any I just use it for
inspiration to mak...
Posted in thread: Beer People are Annoying on 08-18-2013 at 10:52 PM
Fermented beverages are one place where I don't understand snobbery. So many of these tastes
are strange and 'aquired' that it doesn't make since to bash what someone enjoys. If someone
likes to drink...
Posted in thread: Any reason why you can't mash using hot fruit juice? on 08-18-2013 at 10:20 PM
Maybe you could mash with water and sparge with apple juice (or vice-versa)? Actually mashing
with juice and sparging with water might the best way to deal with efficiency issues. The water
Posted in thread: Could I brew 6 gals, add water to make it 12? on 08-18-2013 at 10:05 PM
Its pretty commonly done for extract batches and the only real issue I've heard of is the
difficulty mixing wort and water to get post-dilution readings. Maybe split the 6 gallons up
before diluting s...
Posted in thread: Need authentic German lager recipe on 08-18-2013 at 09:15 PM
Pilsner extract and noble hops. Can't get much simpler than that. The brewing classic styles
recipe that's been posted should be a good one.
Posted in thread: Need authentic German lager recipe on 08-18-2013 at 05:48 PM
I don't do much extract brewing, but I do brew a lot of German lagers. Any particular style?
Pilsner, helles, dunkle, bock? If youre not sure do you know which part of Germany he was
living in ? Check...
Posted in thread: Shelf Life of Crushed Grains? on 08-18-2013 at 01:57 PM
I've used crushed grain that was in my pantry for 2-3 weeks in a brown paper bag. I didn't
taste any difference in the final beer. As long as it stayed dry crushed grains keep well, so
as long as it's...
Posted in thread: Building a mash tun question on 08-16-2013 at 01:13 AM
I used home depot brass and haven't had any issues with my mash tun. I suppose I wouldnt notice
the slow lead poisoning happening from the few ounces of brass coming in contact with my beer,
but I'm n...