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Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Harvest Totals on 08-10-2016 at 03:59 AM
Early cones... Just cherry picking the early ripeners. Centennial .5 oz, Chinook .7 oz,
Columbus (grown in Columbus!) .8 oz.2.3 oz + 2.0 oz = 4.3 oz.
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-27-2016 at 02:21 PM
I'm in too, please and thank you.
Posted in thread: Don't Do That. on 12-07-2015 at 04:06 AM
Forget to check the crush of your grain as it comes out of the mill, mash it anyway, and turn
an imperial ipa recipe into a session ipa. Also forget to put your hops bazooka in the boil
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 10-24-2015 at 04:08 AM
...when the smell of 10 lbs. of freshly crushed grains is making you salivate in anticipation
of brew day tomorrow.
Posted in thread: Flying with Homebrew? on 10-07-2015 at 01:13 AM
I regularly check 13 22-ounce bottles (each wrapped carefully in a bunch of bubble wrap) from
Columbus to SFO. That's 49 lbs in my big suitcase...over a few years of doing this, I'm batting
about 98% ...
Posted in thread: 2015 Hop Harvest Totals on 10-03-2015 at 03:22 AM
Just packaged the last of the Columbus this evening. Total for the year looks to be 36 ozs
Columbus, 8 ozs Willamette, 7 ozs Chinook, 5.5 ozs centennial and 4.5 cascade. 61 + 1537.93
Posted in thread: Infection or Overcarbed or Other? on 08-15-2015 at 03:32 PM
I have the exact same problems going on, and use pretty much the exact same sanitation
practices as you do. Same results -- medium gushers, beer doesn't taste bad, just too much foam
-- especially on ...
Posted in thread: Homebrew facepalms on 11-18-2014 at 04:05 AM
Multiple bomber crash this evening. Got a new fridge last week for the basement, excited to try
a lager soon. Put an empty bucket in there just as a placeholder...so when I decided to chill a
Posted in thread: How close is your "local" home brew shop? on 08-22-2014 at 02:49 AM
Two and a half blocks. Conveniently also right in the middle of our farmers market, and on the
way to the grocery store and my kid's school. Not the cheapest or most convenient hours
Posted in thread: Brewing outside? on 08-18-2014 at 01:42 AM
Scored a dark star burner from a neighbor's friend for $20; SWMBO is now much happier that I
brew outside -- doesn't heat up the house in the summer. Might move back inside for the winter