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Posted in thread: So, what's the one brewing practice "leap" that you haven't made yet? on 10-11-2014 at 05:14 PM
I'm an AG brewer with over 60 batches come and gone, but there are two "upgrades" I'm refusing
to take on. (1) Aeration Equipment - I do 3 gallon batches, which are so very easily aerated by
Posted in thread: Switching to debittered malt in my dry stout on 09-20-2014 at 03:16 PM
I need some advice. I love drinking a good dry stout, but I've noticed that my homebrew
versions always have one of two flaws. Either they are (1) good and dark but too astringent or
(2) they taste ni...
Posted in thread: Water profile on 09-13-2014 at 03:18 AM
That report is pretty much useless. Search the forum for Wards Labs information...that will get
you on the road to finding what you have.
Posted in thread: Yet, another efficiency issue thread. on 03-08-2014 at 06:22 PM
I have fought the same problem for the last couple years. This morning I finally had some
success. I tried all the "first" things, such as crush, mash temp, mash time, pH strips,
everything I could tr...
Posted in thread: Sub 1.030 beers on 02-22-2014 at 06:23 PM
Just this morning I made an all grain 1.5 gallon experimental batch. The grain bill is a
50%-50% mix of marris otter and 2-row, hops are 3 additions of 0.1 oz Northern Brewer at 60,
15, & 0 minutes. T...
Posted in thread: Free Online Beer Chemistry Course on 12-08-2013 at 04:23 PM
I'm in. Same name.
Posted in thread: Do you have a beard? on 05-13-2013 at 04:57 AM
I had a beard for over 15 years, then it started going gray. Couldn't handle the gray beard
yet, too vain I guess. I miss it, and someday I'm sure it will be back for good.
Posted in thread: Brewin' Legal in Alabama pics on 05-12-2013 at 04:13 PM
That's a great pot.
Posted in thread: Can I make a 5gal MLT work? on 04-23-2013 at 02:45 PM
I have the 5 gal MLT, it works great for my 3 gallon batches.
Posted in thread: Difficulties of Dry Stouts on 04-23-2013 at 02:42 PM
I think what you may have heard is that dry stouts are easy to get in the "good" range, but
tough to get into the "great" range. Cris Colby of BYO wrote an article with that theme. The
article also ha...