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Posted in thread: Why do all my beers taste like crap? on 09-22-2012 at 12:50 AM
I doubt whether this is the root of your problem, but definitely don't use pure RO water as
your brewing liquor. Especially if you're actually mashing. Personally, I like mixing spring
water with dist...
Posted in thread: does chilling beer "change" flavour? on 09-22-2012 at 12:44 AM
More than anything, it changes our perception of the flavor. Certain subtleties are hidden by
cold temperatures, as flavor and aroma uptake are subdued.There are some other minor physical
changes as w...
Posted in thread: Man to live on only water and beer for lent on 03-10-2011 at 11:17 PM
This is awesome. I'd seriously consider doing it myself if I had seen this before Wednesday.
Given that I get a fairly constant supply of free beer at the brewery I work at, it seems like
it'd be a pe...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2011? on 02-21-2011 at 02:36 AM
Posted in thread: Favorite Brewing Music on 01-14-2011 at 04:35 AM
Just about any music is kosher on brew day; the first thing I learned from working at a winery
was that music helps the whole process go down a hell of a lot easier. When you're spending
Posted in thread: Ever try a Vodka/Hop Martini? on 01-13-2011 at 05:23 AM
Hopped vodka certainly sounds interesting. I find that hard liquor with sweet or fruity
flavorings is actually less pleasant, because the sweetness clashes with the alcohol and kind
of opens your pala...
Posted in thread: How Did You Learn To Brew? on 01-13-2011 at 04:03 AM
John Palmer got me started and Dave Miller got me a little farther, but it was Greg Noonan,
Basic Brewing Radio, and HBT that really opened up the entire scope of the brewing world to
me.And since the...
Posted in thread: Who Brewed beer for Christmas!? on 12-13-2010 at 11:13 PM
Made a Belgian Dark Strong Ale with plums and cinnamon. Can't wait to crack open a bottle!
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head on Brewmasters: 2 Weeks to Ship?? on 11-23-2010 at 07:39 PM
Ok ok, hold the phones.Has this discussion happened already, or am I missing something? From my
time here, I've discerned (and I'd venture to say that most others have, too) that
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2010? on 11-21-2010 at 11:24 PM
+5 Shoo Fly Stout= 30,865.5