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Posted in thread: Speeding Wort Chilling with Frozen Water Bottles on 02-01-2012 at 12:54 PM
I work in restaurants and we used something called an ice paddle to cool down huge batches of
stock/soup/etc. These run 20-30 bucks at a supply house and are specifically designed to handle
Posted in thread: Brewer's Best English Brown on 02-01-2012 at 12:43 PM
Have this in my primary (17 days now, gravity is stable and bottling this weekend). Had a taste
and so far it's better than anticipated. Just wondering whateveryone else's experience has
Posted in thread: Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter on 02-01-2012 at 12:37 PM
My favorite selection from Great Lakes, along with their Lake Erie Monster IPA. One of the best
porters I've ever had.
Posted in thread: Home made vinegars? on 01-22-2012 at 10:25 AM
Beer vinegar! I've not tried it yet, but I came across a blog by Michael Ruhlman where he talks
about it. It's incredibly easy. Pour half a gallon of beer into a container, stir vigorously,
let sit fo...
Posted in thread: Home made vinegars? on 01-20-2012 at 09:15 PM
This seems interesting. I am sure the powers of google can show me a lot. Any site in
particular I should head to though about how to get started?Not sure about any site in
particular; I just learned ...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 01-15-2012 at 05:03 PM
Just started my first batch last night, a partial grain English Brown Ale, and at about 11am
today I looked over and saw it bubble and it made me feel like a kid at Christmas.
Posted in thread: Greeting from NE Ohio on 01-15-2012 at 04:33 PM
East side of Cleveland here, nice to meet ya!
Posted in thread: Greetings from Cleveland on 01-15-2012 at 04:11 PM
Thanks cincydave, good info and good to meet a fellow buckeye. I think I'm going to be doing
extracts/partial grain for my first few batches, just to get used to the process, but I will
definitely be ...
Posted in thread: Home made vinegars? on 01-15-2012 at 03:27 PM
Anybody else make their own vinegars? I do and find the results to be infinitely superior to
store bought. If so, tell what you started with and how it turned out...Kind of a side
question, and I'm pr...
Posted in thread: Tactical Nuclear Penguin on 01-15-2012 at 03:18 PM
Apologize if this has been covered, search function doesn't work on my phone, but has anyone
ever tried this? If so, is it just a gimmick (as I tend to think it is) or is it worth it?