Last Activity:05-26-2005 8:41 AM
Posted in thread: Wine Country Brews? on 05-20-2005 at 08:59 PM
Spent a very pleasant afternoon at Bear Republic in Healdsburg quaffing Hop Rod Rye during our
wine country trip. Excellent tip, Janx.
Posted in thread: Brew Day on 04-25-2005 at 10:53 PM
Had three visitors during the session. Much IPA was consumed and more than a few stories
swapped. A terrific session despite the fact that ProMash tells me that my efficiency was a
mere 78%.I'll never...
Posted in thread: Brew Day on 04-25-2005 at 05:40 PM
Spring is here, the sun is out, and we might even see 60 degrees (15 for the rest of the world)
today. My garage smells like Malto-Meal from the mash as Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon"
plays in t...
Posted in thread: My first AG done! on 04-24-2005 at 07:12 PM
Problem is, I promised I would bring a keg to a cinco de mayo party and I want to bring this.I
know what I would do...INDULGE! Especially if you're going to have a brew session between now
and Cinco D...
Posted in thread: Successful Dry Hopping Techniques? on 04-24-2005 at 06:36 PM
I typically dry hop with pellets and do not use a sock or bag. Just toss 'em in the secondary.
My pale ale is pretty popular with the "I don't like dark beer" crowd and uses 1 oz. of Cascade
for dry h...
Posted in thread: American Homebrew Association on 04-24-2005 at 06:25 PM
I'm a member as well. The discounts at the Great American Beer Festival alone will more than
pay for the membership fee. It's a great pilgrimmage if you've never been...
Posted in thread: What is your favorite commerical beer? on 04-19-2005 at 07:02 PM
During the warm months I like visit Squatter's (a brewpub in Salt Lake City) when their Full
Suspension pale ale is served cask conditioned. It is an exquisite pint.Guinness, in my
opinion, trancends ...
Posted in thread: Slurry Ferment Launches Lid on 04-18-2005 at 02:16 PM
Update: As soon as I posted yesterday morning I walked downstairs and saw that the lid had
BLOWN OFF AGAIN from the 6.5 gallon fermenter during the night. Apparently, the lower stem of
the airlock had...
Posted in thread: Slurry Ferment Launches Lid on 04-17-2005 at 04:11 PM
After brewing all afternoon (and taking many trips to the keg) I finally put Janx's House
Bitter recipe onto a slurry of London Ale yeast at 8:00 P.M. At 10:20 it sent the fermenter lid
into low orbit...
Posted in thread: Wine Country Brews? on 04-14-2005 at 12:23 PM
Last time we visited we drove through Healdsburg. Can't believe I missed that one. Thanx, Janx
for the list!Hey, isn't the movie coming out in May? Who's playing Zaphod?