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Posted in thread: Brewing with Walnut Wood on 04-13-2016 at 02:43 AM
I've heard of Walnut having some potentially dangerous compounds (relating to consumption), but
my biggest warning is that it's such a beautiful wood that it would seem like a waste to use it
in a bee...
Posted in thread: Seattle Brewery Recommendations on 11-28-2015 at 11:00 PM
Elysian is 51% owned by ABInbev if you care about such things. Redhook is also in bed with AB
via distribution (again, if you care about such things). Black Raven is one of my favorites,
though you do...
Posted in thread: Do they make beer in Dublin? on 11-28-2015 at 10:48 PM
The Black Sheep is a quality pub with a healthy offering of local (Irish) craft brews. They
also have 4 pump casks :)
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