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Posted in thread: Chicago craft breweries? on 08-30-2015 at 04:33 AM
They don't do taster!?! …okThey serve their beers in as small as 4oz pours, though im sure
they'd giver you a taster. When I was there, that's all I got. Think between the table we had
every beer. The...
Posted in thread: Chicago craft breweries? on 08-30-2015 at 04:30 AM
Revolution and Half Acre have my vote. Monks Pub has a lot of local brews too.
Posted in thread: Ireland and Germany on 06-12-2015 at 02:22 PM
In Dublin, find 8 Degrees Brewing and Galway Bay; both are great breweries making great beers.
I'd recommend going to The Black Sheep, it will have both and it's a great beer bar with a few
Posted in thread: US-05 yeast, when to bottle? on 05-23-2015 at 03:34 PM
I rarely cold crash due to the same space issue, but often use US-05. I use gelatin at room
temp about 4 days before bottling with good results. US-05 has a tight yeast pack, which is one
of my favori...
Posted in thread: I love PBR. on 04-01-2015 at 05:06 AM
PBR is OK. I guzzle me some Rainiers though. Tell you hwha'.Agreed. I do enjoy me some PBR, but
if I have a choice, vitamin R is my jam!
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale Won't Carb on 11-21-2014 at 05:21 AM
Nevermind. I just did a conversion and the volume seems fine. It may just need more time to
carb. Did you create a simple syrup to prime, or did you add the sugar as is? Was it mixed in
the beer well ...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale Won't Carb on 11-21-2014 at 05:15 AM
3/4 cup of sugar for the whole batch? I dont know the volume to weight conversion, but that
seems low. You could get some carb drops, half a drop per bomber.Sent from my iPhone using Home
Posted in thread: So I think I fried my microwave... on 10-05-2014 at 03:02 AM
I dont brew on the stove top, but was cooking pasta and tried to use the microwave at the same
time. One nice pop and im needing a new microwave. Capacitor I reckon.Sent from my iPhone using
Posted in thread: Soaking Coffee Beans in Bourbon on 09-05-2014 at 02:23 AM
Word, thanks! Im guessing you cracked the beans as normal before soaking?
Posted in thread: Soaking Coffee Beans in Bourbon on 09-05-2014 at 01:58 AM
I have a stout that I brewed last weekend to which that I'll be adding bourbon and coffee beans
(full disclosure, it's a chocolate coffee oatmeal stout with vanilla beans and bourbon - Elijah