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Posted in thread: Summer Night (Dark raspberry saison) recipe critique on 08-04-2014 at 02:20 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 01:03 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 12:49 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 02:01 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 08:09 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 05:23 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 06:34 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 05:18 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...
Posted in thread: How to start a successful nanobrewery on 12-01-2013 at 06:09 PM
What would you say was your biggest way to attract people. Social media/ word of mouth?Earned
media. Don't underestimate your local papers; a lot of people read them. I also got some great
Posted in thread: How to start a successful nanobrewery on 12-01-2013 at 03:49 PM
Maybe I missed it but what brand and brew system do you use?It's an electricbrewery.com 50 amp
system. Works like a charm. Very little radiant heat which is key in my small place.