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  • Posted in thread: Brett B in Goose Island Matilda on 12-04-2012 at 11:51 PM
    Here ya go: fact that they shared anything about how they make the beer at all speaks pretty
    highly imo.

  • Posted in thread: Need a biker themed beer on 11-20-2012 at 11:39 PM
    Never seen a biker reach for a dark beer, let alone one at 8%+. Seems like the opposite of what
    you would want on a ride. Try a lightly smoked light to medium malt forward lager. Like anchor
    steam wit...

  • Posted in thread: Boil Off ExExperiment on 11-15-2012 at 06:58 PM
    20% is certainly in the ballpark with a vigorous boil in a keggle, in my experience.

  • Posted in thread: Bavarian Hefewiezen all grain on 11-14-2012 at 04:24 PM
    What is the difference in the single infusion mash and the step mash version of NB All Grain
    kit. If the weyerman pilsner used in the kit is undermodified a protein rest at 122 (as
    proscribed by the r...

  • Posted in thread: Reduced Conditioning Time on 11-06-2012 at 02:08 PM
    Is this a grain or extract recipe? If it's grain, I would want to push the yeast to finish
    fermentation and dry out the beer. 1.019 is going to get you a sweet beer with too much junk in
    the trunk. I ...

  • Posted in thread: Hungry yeast vs. lower attenuation yeast; achieving body on 11-06-2012 at 01:43 PM
    Taste the beer and decide for yourself. If it tastes wrong finish fermentation. I'm certainly
    curious about the results.

  • Posted in thread: how long will grains stay fresh? on 11-06-2012 at 01:08 PM
    Recently brewed a red ipa using grain crushed 10/2011. The grain was stored in a bag secured
    with a twist tie (not air-tight), in a box in my uninsulated pantry in my NE home. In other
    words, it exper...

  • Posted in thread: What is this contamination? And can my homegrown fresh hop beer be saved... on 10-26-2012 at 02:30 PM
    You are more at risk of developing excessive sourness than bottle bombs. Neither is something I
    would be overly concerned of provided you drink the beer within a few months. Just keep

  • Posted in thread: 1 gallon all grain setups from AHS on 10-18-2012 at 02:43 AM
    50 bux for 1 gallon of beer? The problem with these kits as stepping stones is that you'll use
    the equipment exactly once and than have to buy an all grain set up anyway. Great for a
    retailer, crap fo...

  • Posted in thread: Efficiency down, mouthfeel is weak, where's all the hops I bought? on 10-18-2012 at 02:32 AM
    Try posting the recipe. Your numbers are off.