Last Activity:11-16-2010 2:28 PM
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Posted in thread: A Crisis on 11-16-2010 at 08:20 PM
It may seem a little flip but I actually have been worrying about the following (great)
problem:The wife and I came into a little unexpected money and after paying down the important
Posted in thread: sweet potato stout on 10-14-2010 at 09:29 PM
I wonder if 5 pounds or so of sweet potatoes thrown into my smoker next brisket I am making
would be interesting thrown into a stout. Smoked sweet potatoes run through a cuisinart added
for the last 1...
Posted in thread: Yeast Reproduction Question on 07-16-2010 at 06:58 PM
I was driving to work thinking today about how yeast reproduces. Is it sexual or asexual
reproduction. I ask because I have been wondering about 'custom straining' or something, say I
have a yeast tha...
Posted in thread: sweet potato stout on 07-06-2010 at 04:13 PM
I have very limited experience and none with potatos but I have added some fruit to beers and
if flavor is what you are going for not just added sugars I would say add it in secondary. I
have tried ad...
Posted in thread: Water Cooler on 07-06-2010 at 03:22 PM
At work we have an unused water cooler that is getting ready to be thrown out. Last time it was
plugged it the cooling option worked but the heater didn't so away it goes. It is a
stereotypical water ...
Posted in thread: Beer in the morning? on 07-06-2010 at 03:00 PM
I generally call those mornings my Jim Morrison mornings, they happen less often than they did
when I was in my 20's but sometimes if I have the time and my to-do list can be ignored they
are good to ...
Posted in thread: Bubble Airlock Question on 07-05-2010 at 07:06 PM
So I don't use airlock activity as anything but a general indicator. If it is bubbling I don't
bother worrying about it. I brewed a fairly beefy stout about a month ago and promptly blew my
knee out p...
Posted in thread: Wow, who knew a bucket was so expensive?! on 06-08-2010 at 08:07 PM
One of the few perks of working at a grocery store, an essentially unlimited supply of 3 and 5
gallon used honey and feta buckets. If you live near a natural foods store (whole foods or
local co-op ty...
Posted in thread: ginger beer advice. on 06-08-2010 at 02:28 PM
I made a pale ale with some ingredients that were originally intended for use in ginger-pear
jelly. I boiled up my extracts and hops as usual, and added about 4 inches of ginger grated
fresh into the ...
Posted in thread: Is this enough fruit? on 06-08-2010 at 02:23 PM
Adding fruit to secondary will preserve more flavor, dropping it in to primary will make almost
all the taste go away but will give you a GREAT aroma. At least thats how it went with my two