Last Activity:12-27-2014 8:31 PM
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Posted in thread: The Experiment on 12-23-2014 at 04:55 PM
Some yeasts, like 1028, can give a minerally-taste. There's a lot of factors that could be
involved. Do you have a local HB club or local brewpub where you could go get a brewer to taste
Posted in thread: What craft beer do you secretly despise? on 12-23-2014 at 04:44 PM
Just finished off a SN Celebration sixer last weekend. It was good but now that its been
mention, it did taste somewhat different. I enjoyed it but it didn't quite have the flavor of
previous years. I...
Posted in thread: What craft beer do you secretly despise? on 12-23-2014 at 04:42 PM
That may be but you missing the whole reason to hate large corps like them. They take mom and
pop businesses and run them out so you are left with little choice in where you work or who you
Posted in thread: Which hops first? on 12-19-2014 at 04:10 PM
It depends on what you like or what you're shooting for. Don't be afraid to try different
combinations, but keep good records (recipe and tasting notes).
Posted in thread: What craft beer do you secretly despise? on 12-19-2014 at 04:01 PM
Maybe you should despise yourself for, you know, actually putting glass to mouth.
Posted in thread: What craft beer do you secretly despise? on 12-17-2014 at 04:05 PM
In defense of ABInbev, they do employ a lot of people who rely on that job for income.
Posted in thread: What craft beer do you secretly despise? on 12-17-2014 at 02:35 PM
Bell's, but it's not really a secret.
Posted in thread: Christmas Cookie Ale (Great Lakes Christmas Ale type Clone) on 12-16-2014 at 04:31 PM
You're right, the color is very close. I don't think GLBC Xmas has any wheat--that would give
you better head retention & mouthfeel and affect the taste somewhat. I think they just use
caramel malt ~7...
Posted in thread: A Christmas rant on 12-16-2014 at 04:24 PM
Yeah, cuz Christmas is all about . . . rants? getting what I want? maybe you should go read "A
Posted in thread: Need help with Yeast activity on 12-16-2014 at 04:21 PM
Great story, yeah, my guess would have been either you don't have a seal or it's bottled up.