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Posted in thread: Summer Night (Dark raspberry saison) recipe critique on 11-25-2014 at 12:52 AM
Another thing I have noticed is that the first few weeks in the bottle the raspberry taste came
across as the tartness you get in the aftertaste of raspberries. Tried another last night, a
month in th...
Posted in thread: It's official starting my own brewing business! on 11-09-2014 at 01:27 PM
The "haters" in this thread highlight what a steaming pile of horsesh!t government has created
for it's citizens in the USA. I, like all of you, have run the numbers. I, like all of you, are
Posted in thread: Summer Night (Dark raspberry saison) recipe critique on 08-04-2014 at 03:20 AM
Interesting changes. Seems to me a lot of the flavor comes from the candi syrup so it seems
like you'd be making it more one dimensional, but I understand the cost involved too.My initial
Posted in thread: Things I Hate about Homebrewers on 08-04-2014 at 02:03 AM
The cost savings has been debated quite a bit, but homebrewing will save you money and you will
be making beer as good as commercial examples if you play your cards right. I made it my
business and it...
Posted in thread: Summer Night (Dark raspberry saison) recipe critique on 08-04-2014 at 01:49 AM
Bottled yesterday and I'm happy with how this turned out, finished at 1.004 and got 58 bottles.
Starting OG with fruit adjustment was 1.049, so finished at 5.9% To me the raspberry is there,
more in a...
Posted in thread: IPA recipe critique on 08-01-2014 at 03:01 PM
Grain bill is solid, go ahead and use the crystal 80 if you'd like.Move all hop additions to
either 60 or 2 min/flameout additions, and dry hops. You need at least 3 oz flameout and 3 oz
dry hops for ...
Posted in thread: Industry Trends on 01-23-2014 at 09:09 PM
Bottom line the breweries/bars will only make/stock what sells.True. My Belgian single is
consistently my top-selling beer, though. It does well because it captures light beer drinkers,
non beer drink...
Posted in thread: Industry Trends on 01-22-2014 at 06:23 PM
i work at a beer&shot type of local bar where there is only bmc on tap. th eplace is busy and
makes money hand over fist and the owner is not stupid.he is aware of the craft beer movement
Posted in thread: Industry Trends on 01-21-2014 at 07:34 PM
Great outlook on the industry.As a point of critique, I would have liked to see mention of how
the current IPA trend got started so we can get a point of reference for how the lifecycle of
the 'next b...
Posted in thread: Industry Trends on 01-21-2014 at 06:18 PM
Hey, here's an article I wrote recently on the beer industry. Disclaimer: I am a recently
turned pro-brewer and these are just my observations and opinions. My list of beers I have
tried is pretty sma...