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Posted in thread: Boulevard Brewing 80 Acre clone??? on 09-14-2012 at 04:30 AM
i just discovered this wonderful brew yesterday, and immediately after trying it i wanted to
make a batch. the dude that was sampling these beers works for boulevard, and he said that the
Posted in thread: All Keg Kits on Sale! on 05-26-2012 at 02:56 AM
Got my shipment yesterday; everything looks great!Thanks guys, I'm looking forward to putting
it to good use within the next couple of days.I'll totally order from you again.
Posted in thread: All Keg Kits on Sale! on 05-18-2012 at 08:01 PM
Just pulled the trigger on an order; now comes the part where I wait for Santa---er, I mean the
UPS man to show up! :D
Posted in thread: Good places to go in Chicago for beer/food on 04-20-2012 at 12:31 AM
+1 on haymarket. They have a great selection of beers, and its a couple of blocks north of
greektown. If you fancy a great Greek meal, I recommend the Greek islands which is just down
the street. Jake...
Posted in thread: Odell foot print. on 04-18-2012 at 10:38 PM
I have had it both on tap and in the bottle. It's a very interesting beer, and not what I was
expecting from reading the label and ingredients (I'm looking at you, chiles from new mexico).
I bought an...
Posted in thread: APA/IPA - 7 week primary in Better Bottle? on 03-03-2012 at 02:19 AM
I just did an IPA that was left in primary for 6 weeks and bottled without secondary and it is
delicious. So yes, by all means do so...many folks around here would agree.
Posted in thread: pitching days after brewing on 03-02-2012 at 05:25 PM
would you drink orange juice that's been on the counter for 5 days in a closed bottle?I bet it
would be more fermented.
Posted in thread: Adding Hops when Bottling on 03-01-2012 at 01:13 AM
I steep a quarter to half ounce of hops in 2 cups of boiling water and bottling sugar (usually
use honey) for about an hour in a French press, or the amount of time it takes for me to make
sure I've g...
Posted in thread: Beer Bars in Elgin, IL??? on 02-29-2012 at 05:50 PM
The last time I was there, I went to the Elgin public house in the downtown area. It has a
great selection of beers and some pretty good food too. I guess there's also a German themed
gasthaus around ...
Posted in thread: How do you guys move your carboys around? on 02-23-2012 at 04:38 AM
I too have an upstairs/downstairs situation, so I use one of those flexible heavy duty plastic
garden baskets you can find at most home & garden stores (lowes, home depot, even walmart).