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Posted in thread: Taste difference between extract and whole grain on 09-18-2015 at 02:38 AM
I think i have 10-15 extract brews under my belt...all of them were (at best) ok. All of those
were top-off partial boils. My dad brews extract exclusively, full boils, and they are
Posted in thread: New Hop Garden 2014 (pic heavy) on 04-14-2015 at 12:17 PM
Thanks! I hope that you have as much enjoyment in following it as I do living it. I started
with a gift plant of Nugget, Willamette, and Sunbeam in planters. Sunbeam is ornamental (even
though I brewe...
Posted in thread: New Hop Garden 2014 (pic heavy) on 04-14-2015 at 01:30 AM
Love this thread! Just curious how many rhizomes of each did you start with, and how deep are
the raised beds? I hope this year is as kind to you!
Posted in thread: Brewing with a baby on 12-07-2014 at 06:53 PM
My baby is due in less than 48 hours, and I just finished my 4th rebuild. I'm totally going to
wear my daughter when brewing!congrats and good luck!I try to plan baby naps during mash and
boil, quiet ...
Posted in thread: Old Ale with Smoked Malt? on 10-11-2014 at 10:58 PM
I actually brewed my old ale with 1lb cherrywood smoked one month ago. Tasted awesome when I
moved it to the secondary. I'll keep you posted, but I agree that it should just add to the
Posted in thread: Suggestions for Summer 2015 beers!! on 09-28-2014 at 01:43 PM
I suggest 22oz bombers of your favorite brew. A 6-pack is a ton ;)
Posted in thread: Does brewtoad make anyone else want to shoot themselves in the face? on 01-31-2014 at 02:07 PM
Glad I'm not alone on the brewtoad thoughts. I have to use Brew Target in conjunction with
brewtoad to get anywhere. Brewtoad is beautiful though...I think a monkey came up with their
Posted in thread: Beer equipment idea for commercial sale - need input on 01-31-2014 at 01:44 PM
I think you are trying to make something most guys can just use existing technology to do for
cheapernow, look at the other sided of the siphon hose, got a way to hold that on the bottom
and help keep...
Posted in thread: Bayou Classic too damn hot! on 01-30-2014 at 01:01 PM
Hey. I'm a noob to brewing but what I did was just get the water temp to 165 and shut off the
burner. Then put the steeping grains in and put the lid on it. After 30 mins my water temp only
Posted in thread: Brewing, collecting data, and the art of making better beer on 01-29-2014 at 06:27 PM
(1) I have much higher rates of mediocre or bad beer when I repitch yeast. (2) I have noted
several batches as unbalanced or where hops have a strong almost salty presence in the finished
beer. These ...