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Posted in thread: how to upload avatar? on 07-30-2015 at 12:45 PM
I've used pics I've taken myself, my book covers, etc. Even searched old beer pictures, like
Duquesne, POC, Stroh's, etc. Found my current avatar on one of those. Or the Mr Natural guy-
one of my bee...
Posted in thread: Other hobbies besides homebrew.. on 07-29-2015 at 11:06 PM
I have to dig out the vintage double edge razor pop gave me when I needed to start shaving that
grandpa gave him. Takes double edge, Wilkinson sword sort of blades with nerf bars under where
the edge ...
Posted in thread: What's their trick? on 07-29-2015 at 01:44 PM
It makes me think of the one craft brewer over here that in a video showed them storing yeast
slurry in lightly pressurized casks. I used the WL029 yeast for the reason that it seems to be
a more dire...
Posted in thread: AuldGuise & Clearwater Brewing Company on 07-29-2015 at 01:36 PM
Growing hops &/or grapes? We used to have a lot of vineyards around here, till the old guys
started dying & there kin saw dollar signs. We used to be able to drive down the road between
the fields in ...
Posted in thread: What's their trick? on 07-29-2015 at 01:28 PM
After brewing a few rare/extinct German beers, I'm finding that allowing them to mature a
couple to a few months does improve them in some ways. The character of even the German ales
I've brewed chang...
Posted in thread: Is this an infection or a case of bubble or yeast rafts? on 07-28-2015 at 06:24 PM
If it's yeast rafts, you've nothing to worry about. The dissolved Co2 knocks chunks loose from
the bottom & they float up on the bubbles.
Posted in thread: Adding vanilla beans? on 07-28-2015 at 06:05 PM
The vanilla might be fading by then, but you never know. :mug:
Posted in thread: We're back and on the Cloud on 07-28-2015 at 06:01 PM
Quick for a while, then slow as a pinto in January with four bald, flat tires.
Posted in thread: Kottbusser - A style deserving of revival! on 07-28-2015 at 05:52 PM
I've been keeping mine in covered boxes under my bottling table the whole time since February.
The bottles I've had in the fridge sat there for weeks. The last one I drank a couple days ago
Posted in thread: Sugar in Beer ?? on 07-28-2015 at 02:41 PM
They used a lot of sugar with those malt extracts in the baking needs isle of the grocery
stores of the day. Not very good stuff.