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  • Posted in thread: New Belgium Glasses $5.99/2-pack + Free Shipping on 12-22-2010 at 01:18 AM
    Mine arrived today as well. Definitely nice glasses. Thick walls, nice shape, good packaging. A
    steal for $7 shipped!

  • Posted in thread: Holly (Christmas Ale) on 12-22-2010 at 01:12 AM
    FWIW I haven't really liked the taste of any of the beers I've bottled yet after the priming
    sugar is added and it's going into the bottle. Before priming and especially after they are
    carbonated, the...

  • Posted in thread: Laser/Infrared Thermometers on 12-20-2010 at 09:31 PM
    I have had mixed results with IR guns. They seem to be pretty accurate in general, probably +/-
    1F, and you have to remember that it's surface temp, so as mentioned, it's not great for
    measure mash te...

  • Posted in thread: Apologies to Revvy on 12-19-2010 at 10:13 PM
    +1And an IPA will benefit just as much from any other style of beer from a month in some
    combination of all primary or primary + secondary, especially with dry hopping.Basically the
    idea that and IPA ...

  • Posted in thread: Apologies to Revvy on 12-17-2010 at 10:17 PM
    I know it's not the point of this thread, but I thought IPAs were best consumed "fresh". How do
    most of you define "fresh", like, within what time frame? The OP had seems to have fermented
    one for 8+ ...

  • Posted in thread: Container for hydrometer readings? on 12-17-2010 at 12:40 PM
    I just got the plastic test cylinder from austin homebrew. Only $5 and works great. I like that
    the bottom comes off for easy cleaning and sanitization.If you're looking explicitly locally,
    I'm not su...

  • Posted in thread: New Belgium Glasses $5.99/2-pack + Free Shipping on 12-17-2010 at 12:32 PM
    Expecting mine on tuesday as well!

  • Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 12-17-2010 at 01:59 AM
    If you read the thread, it nearly fills a 10 gal. MLT. The mash came to within 1.5" of the top
    of my Rubbermaid conversion. But it worked, and the stout is oh, so good.How many lbs of grain
    did you us...

  • Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 12-16-2010 at 11:10 PM
    Man this is near the top of my short list of next-to-brew. Got a chance to try the original,
    and it is just amazing. I think I'm gonna roast my own coffee for it, too.

  • Posted in thread: Pantyhose as Hop Bag? on 12-16-2010 at 12:26 PM
    I strain my beer through panty hose all the time. I don't know what size. Hell I tell SWMBO I'm
    out of panty hose and some magically appear. LOL Never thought about boiling my hops in them.
    But they'r...