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Posted in thread: My 5 tap setup from the basment to kitchen. on 10-24-2013 at 10:32 PM
Posted in thread: I added heavy cream to my wort! on 09-03-2013 at 03:14 AM
I got the impression it was someone trolling the site. Was this in fact a real brew?
Posted in thread: Wallonia Basil Lime Saison on 09-03-2013 at 03:12 AM
I did! Two full handfuls of basil in secondary for six days. It added a very interesting
bitterness, in a good way, and did definitely help out the nose of the beer. Just cracked one
open to get my no...
Posted in thread: Homebrew Competition filled in 19 minutes on 08-22-2013 at 10:36 PM
So, Binny's, a chain of large liquor stores in Chicagoland, hosts a homebrew competition each
year. It's sponsored by Sam Adams; submit a brew, get it judged, winner gets flight/hotel/entry
to GABF. A...
Posted in thread: Beer Purchase Suggestions - Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota on 08-01-2013 at 04:59 PM
Yeah, haven't eaten there in a while. I like the special releases they do, and have met brewers
at assorted festivals. If nothing else, Goose Island is old news here in Chicago. They have to
Posted in thread: Beer Purchase Suggestions - Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota on 08-01-2013 at 01:43 PM
Stop at Chicone's on your way out of Minneapolis-St. Paul selection and you can mix your own
six pack/case. They'll have all the beers people have recommended plus one's I haven't seen
Posted in thread: 10+ Gal system in Chicagoland?! on 07-23-2013 at 09:56 PM
I was thinking that since everything is being bottled it would be easier to just knock
everything out at the same time. At the least, if I do three batches over three weekends I
would prefer to blend ...
Posted in thread: 10+ Gal system in Chicagoland?! on 07-23-2013 at 05:45 PM
Hi all, I want to test the waters for a small dilemma I have. My brother and his fiance have
asked me to brew the wedding favors for their wedding next June. They are expecting about 200
guests at the...
Posted in thread: Wallonia Basil Lime Saison on 07-23-2013 at 05:04 PM
Hi all. I brewed this a little over a month ago and generally followed the OP recipe; don't
have my notes in front of me but I know it was about 2 oz Sorachi at the back half of the boil
plus a large ...
Posted in thread: Heavenly Scourge Black IIPA on 07-10-2013 at 08:36 PM
Brewed this up on Sunday. Followed the OP recipe pretty closely. My efficiency has been crap
lately so I added one pound of Amber DME and hit 1.080 OG exactly. Also threw in maybe 6 oz of