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Posted in thread: Homebrew belly issues on 07-07-2014 at 09:23 PM
When I first started homebrewing I had digestive issues. I didn't get diarrhea (though I
certainly had "looser" stools), but my stomach would gurgle something fierce throughout the
day, loud enough th...
Posted in thread: Homebrew belly issues on 07-07-2014 at 04:44 PM
I believe it was Jamil Zaineshef who said a lot of digestive issues with homebrew can be caused
by unconverted starches in your beer. The yeast can’t metabolize them, but your gut
bacteria has a...
Posted in thread: Temp Control Rant on 06-13-2014 at 02:39 PM
Let’s not forget that you also want to prevent temperature swings. I know my basement, at
least, the temperature will fluctuate a good 5-10° between daytime and nighttime temperatures.
Posted in thread: Done in 4-7 days on 06-12-2014 at 03:29 PM
Sure the beer may be done fermenting in 4 to 7 days, that seems pretty typical even on the
homebrew level. That doesn’t mean Stone is done conditioning the beer etc. Did they
specifically state ...
Posted in thread: What's a SWMBO? on 05-05-2014 at 06:06 PM
Someone Who Must Bitch Occasionally
Posted in thread: New Glarus Raspberry Tart on 04-17-2014 at 01:05 AM
Posted in thread: Judging the beer that wasn't there. on 04-10-2014 at 10:01 PM
Totally agree with Spartan NHC is not a good comp for getting feedback. Best place to get
feedback is from a Homebrew club, or having someone who is a judge it, and give you feedback.
Just make sure y...
Posted in thread: Judging the beer that wasn't there. on 04-10-2014 at 07:52 PM
Alright. Here's my final word on this. Maybe ignorance is bliss in my case. Maybe I've been
making and drinking flawed beers all this time. I can accept that. I'm certainly not going to
pay an entranc...
Posted in thread: Judging the beer that wasn't there. on 04-10-2014 at 07:00 PM
You can't judge the quality of your beer based on your own opinion? I don't know about you, but
I don't have the best palate. Whereas most judges are at least partially trained to recognize
Posted in thread: Judging the beer that wasn't there. on 04-09-2014 at 05:34 PM
However, I disagree in some ways too. To say that just because"someone spent year tasting and
studying beers and they 'thought' my beer was too buttery or phenolic"....... It is not that a