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Posted in thread: Can I make and sell hard cider in Michigan legally? on 09-14-2013 at 01:37 AM
I'm a fairly recent transplant from Michigan, and my understanding is that because of the huge
and thriving wine industry, the state has made it pretty easy to acquire a small winery
Posted in thread: How to: Build The BEST Mash Tun from a Beverage Cooler on 09-03-2012 at 07:16 AM
Yeah, man...I'm with you entirely on the lack of tools. I have a hacksaw, a screwdriver and a
couple pairs of pliers.I agree, the stainless braid is a great way to get going on a MLT, and
Posted in thread: Buckets, sours, and not sours. on 09-02-2012 at 11:45 PM
Yeah—the way I see it, 14 or so pounds of specialties and spelt and wheat and almost 5oz
of hops is well worth my investment of time and 9.5lb of pilsner...and I won't feel bad about
being a bit...
Posted in thread: Buckets, sours, and not sours. on 09-02-2012 at 11:02 PM
Grain, not gain. Damn this iPhone and the app not letting me fix typos!
Posted in thread: Buckets, sours, and not sours. on 09-02-2012 at 11:00 PM
Eh, more than half of the gain and all of the hops and yeast were given to me, so I'm not
overly concerned about control this go around. As long as there isn't any gusher bacteria/yeast
(which I know ...
Posted in thread: Buckets, sours, and not sours. on 09-02-2012 at 10:53 PM
And I do, too, but in this case, I'd been thinking of adding bugs anyway.I just want to hear
what others think about the idea. If it were any other sort of beer, I'd suck it up and go buy
Posted in thread: Buckets, sours, and not sours. on 09-02-2012 at 09:09 PM
I'm brewing a 10 gallon batch of saison today, but all of my carboys are full of beer. I have a
few buckets, most of which have been used for either sours or kombucha. I'm planning to pitch
Posted in thread: How to: Build The BEST Mash Tun from a Beverage Cooler on 08-09-2012 at 01:21 AM
I think the collapsing braid is more myth than anything else which poses the question: has
anyone ever had a braid collapse on them so much so that it significantly slow/stopped their
lauter?I used a ...
Posted in thread: myths etc. on 07-06-2012 at 04:10 AM
Oh... Celery and ginger, too!
Posted in thread: myths etc. on 07-06-2012 at 04:09 AM
This is what I want to promote: brewers that don't care what the literature says about what can
and can't be done, but instead try adding whatever the hell they want to their kombucha. I'm
using an ea...