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  • Posted in thread: HBT BJCP comp winning Maibock on 12-02-2011 at 07:40 PM
    Nice to see people are using this recipe. I think I'm going to brew it again this winter but
    with a decoction mash and a touch of aroma hops.

  • Posted in thread: Pilsner Urquell Homebrew Contest on 08-19-2011 at 12:11 AM
    I dont know what happened to the WL802, but it was really hazy while the WL800 was perfectly
    clear. Also the 802 had a slight fruitiness that Kyle mentioned. Oh, FWIW, Mark claims to have
    some PU yeas...

  • Posted in thread: Pilsner Urquell Homebrew Contest on 08-16-2011 at 02:11 AM
    It was nice to meet you. I did stop by to speak with some of the judges. They were real
    complimentary, and confirmed my suspicions on what I could have done to improve on it slightly.
    I went with Wyea...

  • Posted in thread: Pilsner Urquell Homebrew Contest on 08-15-2011 at 03:23 PM
    Here I am on the left standing next to Vaclav Berka, Pilsner Urquell’s Brewmaster. Winner in
    the middle, with second on the right. me on the right, I took second. I don't post here
    anymore but friend...

  • Posted in thread: raw wheat on 06-24-2010 at 01:43 AM
    my reference to high protein mealy continental malt was to emphasize the fact that good beer
    has been made from malt with high protein contents, even though they have gotten significantly
    better, I wo...

  • Posted in thread: raw wheat on 06-23-2010 at 05:19 PM
    I disagree, I have made respectable lambics with both white and hard red wheat from a place
    like whole foods, Ive even used their flaked wheat in saisons with no stability issues, their
    maybe higher l...

  • Posted in thread: raw wheat on 06-23-2010 at 01:10 AM
    For a lambic you want soft red wheat, for a wit you want soft white wheat. Hard wheats are not
    ideal for brewing as they contain far too much protein. Most wheats at the grocery stores will
    be labeled...

  • Posted in thread: Let's talk minivans on 01-22-2010 at 01:47 PM
    Do you mean a manual transition? In 2010? Yes, but not in 2010, in the early-mid 90s. You could
    get it with a slushbox too but you would have to be a complete fruitcake to opt for that.

  • Posted in thread: kegs, are they really this elusive?? on 01-21-2010 at 07:46 PM
    That is because the deposit on those kegs is not what they are worth, it's just a deposit. When
    you pay that deposit they are counting on you bringing it back, it's not legally yours and they
    have rea...

  • Posted in thread: flanders red question. on 01-21-2010 at 07:00 PM
    I can't say my pallette knows the difference between lactic and acetic just yet.It's easiest to
    equate each once with a food, so when you taste that sourness and it reminds you of something
    you are fa...