Last Activity:11-24-2013 1:26 AM
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Posted in thread: High Gravity Fermentation and Adding O2 on 11-23-2013 at 09:50 PM
Brewed a WeeHeavy yesterday. 1.081SG - added O2 for 90sec. Pitched last night at 60F. 2 packs
of WY1728 in a 2L stir plate starter.I had read and was planning on oxygenating again after 24
hours, but ...
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 08-27-2013 at 05:08 PM
Isn't the Beer/Ale thing rooted in some states with really stupid and antiquated ABC laws? That
was always my (possibly mis-)perception.For some reason, I thought like in Texas anything over
Posted in thread: First Competition: Bronze Medal and other Feedback on 08-26-2013 at 08:14 PM
Thanks! I know there's a bit of subjectivity, but I didn't take it personal. I'm sure judging
is a tough job. On my 19/50 BPA scores sheets, one judge said phenols were too present and
another said ph...
Posted in thread: Brewing Extract, without nuking the Extract. on 07-09-2013 at 03:38 PM
Yooper, in another thread you gave me some good info on Hot and Cold breaks. Do you think an
addition with five minutes left would be enough to get another rolling boil and provide for a
good hot brea...
Posted in thread: When people say it tastes like a... on 12-21-2012 at 04:50 PM
If at the end of the night the kegs are drained, it really doesn't matter what they say your
beer "tastes like". 89598This is the metric I use as well. While I appreciate the sentiment, I
Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 12-21-2012 at 04:27 PM
I would say they are both very unbalanced. But they are very good. Balance isn't necessarily
key for a delicious beer.For me "balanced" is one of the most unhelpful descriptors for a beer.
Not all bee...
Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 12-18-2012 at 06:21 PM
I just had the worst one in recent memory the other night...Saranac Red IPA.It's "Red" and
that's about it, there's no bitterness, hop flavor, or aroma. It's just a sweet, estery mess.
Seriously, my r...
Posted in thread: Where's the video of the guy who sanitizes inside his gloves? on 08-21-2012 at 07:55 PM
Thanks for sharing this. I missed it the first time around. This is...just amazing.I am equal
parts amused and horrified by this psychopath.
Posted in thread: Is it poor form on 08-21-2012 at 06:45 PM
I got my score sheets back from the MCAF yesterday. I entered 4 beers, three of which scored in
various ranges in the 20s, so meh - but that's about where they have been scoring in several
Posted in thread: LHBS Grain Pricing on 08-01-2012 at 10:03 PM
Everything at my lhbs comes prepackaged in 1 or 10 lb bags. You can't just buy 1/4 of a
specialty malt, but you also don't get charged for any product you don't actually receive.