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Posted in thread: One or two good 6'ers from S.E. coastal USA on 02-25-2012 at 05:27 PM
Sweetwater IPA is one of my favorite beers - maltly and sweeter than most IPA's and very well
balanced with tons of fresh hop flavors. It's from Atlanta but it's widely distributed so
should be able t...
Posted in thread: Whats your favorite brewing gadget on 12-17-2011 at 02:14 AM
Can you calibrate the thermapen?Not a real calibration, but it has a trim adjust where you can
set it to add or subtract a set amount from every reading, up to plus or minus 3.6ºF.I think
you could ca...
Posted in thread: Whats your favorite brewing gadget on 12-16-2011 at 03:46 AM
Thermapen, hands down winner. I use it at so many points in the process from mashing to cooling
to checking fermentation temps. It's so nice to have an instant accurate read on temperatures.
Posted in thread: 'Get Really Drunk Off Gummi Bears' (link) on 12-05-2011 at 12:02 AM
While I'm not much of a beer snob, I just found out yesterday that I'm a gummi bear snob after
tasting the bears made in Germany for the German market (Goldbären). I couldn't believe the
Posted in thread: Official 2011 "Pay It Foward" Thread on 12-04-2011 at 11:20 PM
Great idea Yooper! I'll start it off:Up for grabs one hydrometer with built in thermometer. I
like my other one w/o the thermometer better.Edit - Gone, to nukinfuts29 send me a PM w/
address I'll get ...
Posted in thread: Nnoooo!!!! on 12-04-2011 at 11:07 PM
Really enjoyed the video - thanks for posting!On the one hand I wish somebody here had thought
of the idea and sent a homebrew or [insert favorite craft brew here] into space as the first
beer. On th...
Posted in thread: Brewpubs in Nashville, TN and Atlanta, GA, and more on 11-28-2011 at 03:17 AM
No idea on the brewpubs, but don't miss out on trying the Sweetwater IPA if you've never had it
before. Not sure if others like it as much as I do, but it's fantastic stuff - sweet, thick,
and loaded ...
Posted in thread: Fools Errand or Heroic Effort - Time will tell... on 11-28-2011 at 02:21 AM
Great story and a perfect title - I know I went back and forth a couple times between the two
and as you say, only time will tell ;) My favorite part is noticing there is 1.5 litres space
left in the ...
Posted in thread: New way to cool All grain batches on 11-27-2011 at 09:51 PM
I agree there's no way a home freezer is going to chill that amount of liquid in the time the
main wort is boiling, and that an immersion chiller is a better solution (even though I'm still
ice bath c...
Posted in thread: 5g --> 7.5g conversion on 11-19-2011 at 11:10 PM
Other than that it looks good right?It depends on your efficiency. To hit 1.050 using the
converted recipe, brewhouse efficiency would need to be about 69% (based on a volume of 7.5gal
into the fermen...