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Posted in thread: Brew Dogs... on 10-29-2013 at 06:25 AM
Watched the Colorado episode where they tried to brew using only the sun as a heat source. In
the mash they resorted to blasting rocks with focused sunlight until they got really hot and
then they thr...
Posted in thread: Stepping up Jolly Pumpkin and Crooked Stave dregs on 10-18-2013 at 04:21 AM
I'm curious about this. I've often wondered what the real value in harvesting dregs from your
favorite beers is. If the flavors you enjoy are products of lacto, pedio, brett, etc and you
harvest the d...
Posted in thread: Nelson Sauvin smash on 10-13-2013 at 08:57 PM
I don't want to let it sit too long, but I'm using a farmhouse ale yeast that I believe has
brett. Doesn't that take a bit longer to do its job?
Posted in thread: Nelson Sauvin smash on 10-12-2013 at 04:08 PM
Given this is a clone of 'Merica, I did a little more research on their process/recipe. The
Shelton Bros website mentions they add 3 lbs of Nelson Sauvin per bbl. Scaled down to a 5.5
gallon batch, th...
Posted in thread: Brew Dogs... on 10-05-2013 at 05:36 AM
this is just the beginning. Soon we'll have gordon ramsey in hell's brewery, screaming at the
contestants while they screw up their decoctions.
Posted in thread: Bottling's a pain but.... on 10-04-2013 at 04:34 PM
I bottle based on style. I don't mind pouring pale ales and IPAs from my tap, but I prefer my
belgian beers bottle conditioned and corked.
Posted in thread: Nelson Sauvin smash on 10-03-2013 at 06:00 AM
I guess you might call this a clone...trying for a kiwi hoppy farmhouse ale featuring nelson
sauvin. The main inspiration is Prairie Ales 'Merica.Boil Size: 7.75 galPost Boil Volume: 6.50
Posted in thread: Brewing Solo, The best thing since sliced bread on 09-19-2013 at 05:39 AM
I brew alone or with my dog staring at me from the porch. I put on some music around 10:00 AM
after the wife takes off and start heating up water. When friends come over the consumption
seems to crank...