Last Activity:06-04-2009 5:18 AM
Posted in thread: what hops should I use for American Barley wine on 06-10-2009 at 01:25 AM
I love columbus. It's got a nice ruff, dank bitterness.
Posted in thread: Aluminum mash tun on 06-10-2009 at 01:21 AM
I brew with an aluminum kettle and I haven't had any problems with it. However, you do have to
treat it by heating it in the oven or boiling water in it for at least ten minutes to develop a
layer of ...
Posted in thread: First All Grain Brew Thinking an ESB on 06-10-2009 at 01:11 AM
my first partial mash was an ESB with maris otter and the difference was amazing. It was one of
the most astonishingly complex and rich beers i've ever brewed. Recipe looks good. Enjoy!
Posted in thread: bad head retention in a hefeweizen on 06-10-2009 at 01:02 AM
You may already be expecting this answer but you know what they say: the number one reason for
pour head retention is a dirty glass. It doesn't always have to be visually dirty. Even just
the residue ...
Posted in thread: Possible Infection? Would Like A Second Opinion (Pictures Included) on 06-02-2009 at 07:08 PM
yeah your probably fine. However, you may want to switch from bleach to iodophor or starsan.
Bleach residue is super hard to wash out and I'm told that bleach reacts negatively with
Posted in thread: These are a few of my favorite Beers! on 06-02-2009 at 06:59 PM
1. West coast IPAs (Green Flash, Racer 5)2. British strong/old ales (I am a huge fan of the
Fuller's vintage ales)3. Imperial Stouts (The Abyss, Rogue's and mine)4. Love an good Saison
but have yet th...
Posted in thread: Saucer Full of Secrets (firestone) on 05-30-2009 at 08:22 PM
Check out this awesome photo essay on the brewing of saucer. The hottest brewing porn I've ever
seen.Homebrew Chef: Brewing with Matt Bryndilson - A Saucerful of Secrets Reveiled
Posted in thread: What styles can you not drink? on 05-05-2009 at 10:41 PM
I'll drink pretty much drink anything and enjoy it. I'll drink commercial lagers, wits
(although I'm not a huge fan of the starchy finish), I would even try a cilantro wheat, but I
cannot do flanders-...
Posted in thread: Your top 3 hops? on 05-05-2009 at 10:28 PM
simcoe, centennial and amarillo
Posted in thread: What is Hoegaarden? on 04-20-2009 at 05:40 AM
I believe that not only is Hoegaarden a good example of the Wit style but it is the original
Wit (in the way that anchor steam beer is the original steam beer). Also, I've heard that the