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Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 10-04-2012 at 12:26 PM
I've never had steel reserve, but I doubt it, or any other beer in this thread is as bad as Sam
Adams Triple Bock. The only way anyone could post any other beer as being the worst is if they
Posted in thread: Flanders Red Input on 07-17-2012 at 11:15 PM
There is a lot of talk on what kind of vessel to age the Flanders in. Plastic buckets permeate
to much air, whereas an airlock on a glass carboy doesn't let any air in. I've read about Raj's
Posted in thread: Primary in a wine barrel on 07-11-2012 at 11:32 AM
levi was trying to quell a desire to use a barrel that had been sitting empty for three
Posted in thread: Primary in a wine barrel on 07-09-2012 at 06:43 PM
it sounds like you are doing everything right- i don't get vinegar in my barrels- i do top with
argon anytime i pull the bung, but there is also a pellicle in the barrel which is protecting
the beer f...
Posted in thread: Hibiscus Mead technique? on 07-07-2012 at 12:30 PM
i used hibiscus that i got in the spanish spice aisle - we use them for jamaica. I used one
full package of them for a gallon. they are dried and it would probably be about two cups
worth. I did the s...
Posted in thread: Primary in a wine barrel on 07-07-2012 at 12:19 PM
oh and in asia they call it rambic. i am assuming that there it is made from full grown sheep,
not just the babies.
Posted in thread: Primary in a wine barrel on 07-07-2012 at 12:18 PM
i primary-ed in my barrel and it did krausen up - i have a pic somewhere - it looks like a
mushroom cloud billowing out of the top. I left about four fingers of headspace below the
bunghole. I just le...
Posted in thread: Neat fact about white labs vials on 07-07-2012 at 12:10 PM
Another neat fact:White Labs vials (or just the labels, even) can be traded in for free stuff.
10 will get you another free vial of yeast, for instance.is that really true? is it through
white labs or...
Posted in thread: Secondary with B. lambicus on 07-05-2012 at 06:11 PM
Are there any wineries in north queensland?- i got one of mine from a brewery and one from a
winery. They may not have any available, but will probably put you on a waiting list.
Posted in thread: If only we could get rid of the big 3 on 07-05-2012 at 12:01 PM
well i grew up on yuengling and don't love either of the three beers you are raging against-
but i know i can damn sure taste the difference in all of them. Are they similar? - yes, they