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  • Posted in thread: Fist Lambic ever on 04-09-2011 at 03:20 AM
    If it were one of my bottles, I would think something went very wrong. Being new to the style,
    I thought it was supposed to be sour.It's not sour at all. It's a pretty straight-ahead quad
    with just a ...

  • Posted in thread: light bodied Oud Bruin on 03-18-2011 at 08:51 PM
    I used 1 pinch per gallon in the straight gose, but it has a noticeable saltinessin the cherry
    beer, I used less than half that FYI: a pinch is an actual unit of measure, 8 pinches = 1tbsp,
    SWMBO and ...

  • Posted in thread: Which 4 types of beer on 02-25-2011 at 06:43 AM
    If you were to walk into a brewpub, which 4 types of beer would you most like to see on tap? I
    don't mean brand, i mean, which style of brew would most intrigue you to sit down at the bar
    and have a s...

  • Posted in thread: Sorachi Ace Hops - What have you done? on 02-25-2011 at 06:29 AM
    well.. that's what you are asking NOW, but not originally. :DCan you get pilsner extract? I've
    seen munich extract before, as well as wheat extract, but I haven't used extract in a while and
    don't kno...

  • Posted in thread: Barleywine and Yeast advice on 02-25-2011 at 06:26 AM
    Yeah, I even use scottish ale yeast in one of my more American-style barleywines. It's great.
    And you need a huge starter (I always brew a smaller Scottish ale just prior to my barleywine,
    so I can ha...

  • Posted in thread: Can hops stay at room temp? on 02-25-2011 at 03:27 AM
    so i should be freezing my hops in their vac sealed to the freezer i go...quality
    in quality out right?Yes. Unless the freezer is full, keep all your hops in the freezer. It's
    by far the m...

  • Posted in thread: Can hops stay at room temp? on 02-25-2011 at 03:20 AM
    If you don't have a vacuum sealer and have some left over hops (pellet), should you still put
    them in the freezer with a bag clip or something similar?Yes. Vacuum sealing is wildly
    overrated. Freezing...

  • Posted in thread: Literature on 02-24-2011 at 11:40 PM
    "How to Brew" is more modern than "Complete Joy", both are fine intros though. After that, 2
    books are very helpful when you get into making your own recipes:Designing Great BeersBrewing
    Classic Style...

  • Posted in thread: on 02-24-2011 at 09:07 PM
    Do I still want to keep my hops frozen even in food saver bags?Yes. Keeping frozen is far more
    important than shrink-wrapping.

  • Posted in thread: Ever see a pair like this?? on 02-24-2011 at 04:53 AM
    wow...tough crowd !Wife likes mic ultra, the closer to water the better for her.I like Miller
    Lite, but other stuff to.I have a 9 month old, a 2 year/9 month old and a wife.... finding time
    for this n...

Following Stats
On deck: Little Bo Pils, Bretta Off Dead (Brett pale) Secondary: Oude Bruin, Red Sky at Morning (Sour brown ale) On tap: Saison Duphunk (sour), Amarillo Slim (IPA), Earl White (ginger/bergamot wit) Bottled: Number 8 (Belgian Strong Dark Ale), Eternale (Barleywine), Ancho Villa (Ancho/pasilla/chocolate/cinnamon RIS), Oak smoked porter (1/2 maple bourbon oaked, 1/2 apple brandy oaked)