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Posted in thread: Fementing In The Boil Kettle on 04-18-2008 at 07:58 PM
Amazingly, Charlie Papazian says yes, you can.(lazy mufugger...)
Posted in thread: Disc Golf on 04-17-2008 at 07:41 PM
Disc golf was a long-time passion of mine, before I got into mountain biking. My hobbies tend
to be intensive, years-long, and only one at a time. It was disc golf for several years,
fishing before th...
Posted in thread: Firestone Union Jack on 04-11-2008 at 08:18 PM
Yup, it's a good 'un. Excellent hop aroma...my guess is either amarillo or nugget. Not sure why
it's listing for $10 a sixer, though. But Bev Mo had it marked down to $7, so it came home with
Posted in thread: San Francisco Brewcraft on 04-11-2008 at 08:15 PM
~snip~Sorry guys, you have a nice little shop otherwise. I'm going to stick with Oak Barrel and
B3.Definitely no reason to get sub-par ingredients with B3 and Oak Barrel around. B3 goes
through a ridi...
Posted in thread: Saison du Vieux Bātard Sale "Finished" at 1.017? on 04-03-2008 at 04:53 PM
One thing to try would be to make a starter with US-05 or equivalent, pitch at high krausen,
and keep the temp in the 78-82 range. It's cheap, and would only take a day or so to see if
Posted in thread: 2 days of Straight up Beeriness. on 03-31-2008 at 05:45 PM
Sounds like a damn fine weekend. I empathize with your studying woes; I recently took the state
geology board exams in California, and three months of studying almost killed me. And I only
had three e...
Posted in thread: Mephistopheles stout on 03-27-2008 at 07:52 PM
Haven't had the Mephistopheles, but I have seen it around. I'll likely pick one up at some
point.Had the Abyss, and it was special, but pretty intense. I've got one I'm saving for next
year.As others ...
Posted in thread: Heading to Austin, TX: where's the good beer? on 03-21-2008 at 07:42 PM
That depends on how much money you have to spend. There's a new Marriott Courtyard and
Residence in near Stubbs on 4th st (about 7 Blocks). The old Marriott on 11th st. is only 4
blocks away.The Hampt...
Posted in thread: Planning first AG on 03-20-2008 at 07:48 PM
I brewed the Bee Cave Pale for my first all-grain batch just last weekend. The recipe was
simple and inexpensive, except I had to spring for 4 oz of Cascade due to the low alpha
content, but at least ...
Posted in thread: Heading to Austin, TX: where's the good beer? on 03-20-2008 at 04:25 PM
Thanks a lot, folks. I've heard of Gingerman, and we'll probably hit Uncle Billy's as well.I'd
love to pay a visit to AHS. Hopefully my wife will be equally enthusiastic.Blacklab, I have no
idea what ...