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Forum: Sour Ale 04-03-2013, 04:45 PM
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Posted By mklawz
I haven't checked on this thread in a while, but...

I haven't checked on this thread in a while, but perhaps you saw my earlier post about taking 2nd BOS to Amanda's lambic at the Drunk Monk last year.

I can assure you that the judges,...
Forum: Illinois HomeBrew Forum 03-04-2013, 11:14 PM
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Posted By mklawz
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Forum: Illinois HomeBrew Forum 01-17-2013, 01:07 PM
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Posted By mklawz
congrats to the winners. My Dopplebock placed...

congrats to the winners. My Dopplebock placed 2nd. Also, the wood-aged beer that took 2nd was from a barrel project down in my basement :) along with Joe Dragon who posted above.
Forum: Illinois HomeBrew Forum 01-16-2013, 05:49 PM
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Posted By mklawz
As Organizer of the DMC, I check the email MANY...

As Organizer of the DMC, I check the email MANY times a day. I can't imagine not responding to emails and I cannot fathom taking this long to post results. We're pushed from every angle to run as...
Forum: Illinois HomeBrew Forum 01-16-2013, 05:31 PM
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Posted By mklawz
Darwin - did you get my PM about the Drunk Monk...

Darwin - did you get my PM about the Drunk Monk Challenge coming up in March? I urge you enter, you will not be disappointed in the competition. Be warned, it's a tough competition though, winning...
Forum: Illinois HomeBrew Forum 01-15-2013, 10:27 PM
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Posted By mklawz
Save your time. I already sent emails to the 2...

Save your time. I already sent emails to the 2 guys listed on their competition's site. Neither has bothered to respond. I wont be entering this competition anymore. And this was already after a...
Forum: Illinois HomeBrew Forum 01-14-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By mklawz
Does anyone know why it takes this competition so...

Does anyone know why it takes this competition so long to post results? Year after year. Is there anyone out there affiliated with this thing?
Forum: Sour Ale 11-07-2012, 11:54 PM
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Posted By mklawz
Amanda - Hi. I haven't posted on this forum in a...

Amanda - Hi. I haven't posted on this forum in a long time, but decided to logon to do some reading on sours. Came across your thread here.

DARN YOU! Your Lambic beat out my Scottish for Best...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-18-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 168
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Posted By mklawz
I used both WL800 and WL802. I did a taste...

I used both WL800 and WL802. I did a taste test with some very senior members of BJCP, along with Mark Naski from The Stables in St. Louis (he is extremely well versed in this style), and it was...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-09-2011, 12:31 PM
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Posted By mklawz
Hey congrats! Looks like fun. I was...

Hey congrats! Looks like fun.

I was wondering if you can give more details on the evening. What time did it run to? Was the food and beer complementary or did it have to be purchased?
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Forum: California HomeBrew Forum 06-20-2011, 05:01 PM
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Posted By mklawz
Or was it a bunch of people who only knew...

Or was it a bunch of people who only knew eachother by screen name (until the conference) and got up on stage together??

Look Im not trying to stir the pot. I certainly think things like The...
Forum: California HomeBrew Forum 06-20-2011, 03:56 PM
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Posted By mklawz
Exact same for me. But I will go on record...

Exact same for me. But I will go on record saying that it is a little lame that they won Club of the Year. And Im certainly not "envious" of them, as I won my hardware ;) The great clubs like...
Forum: California HomeBrew Forum 06-20-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 46
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Posted By mklawz
Best Commercial Beer - Stone's Double Black IPA...

Best Commercial Beer - Stone's Double Black IPA (or at least I think that's what was being poured for the mayor's toast)
Best Homebrewed Beer - a Flander's Red, I believe the dude's name was Mark...
Forum: Extract Brewing 05-05-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,991
Posted By mklawz
Personally I would not use a bag in the...

Personally I would not use a bag in the secondary. You're going to have a hard time getting it out after all that coconut expands.

No, it shouldn't re-ferment. Make sure you use unsweetened...
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-30-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By mklawz
Toast about 1 - 1.5 lbs of UNSWEETENED, flaked...

Toast about 1 - 1.5 lbs of UNSWEETENED, flaked coconut in the oven until golden brown (keep a close eye on it, it can go fast). I had to rake it around a few times on the cookie sheet. Allow to...
Forum: Indiana HomeBrew Forum 04-29-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By mklawz
I got 3 thru with a 4th making it to mini-BOS but...

I got 3 thru with a 4th making it to mini-BOS but not advancing. Darn, I wanted that one thru more than any other!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-26-2011, 01:50 PM
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Posted By mklawz
Cpt Kirk is right. I had this photo layinig...

Cpt Kirk is right. I had this photo layinig around. I just have the faucet and portable CO2 charger mounted on the keg. I just slide some ice down in there, it stays cold all day. Not fancy...
Forum: Indiana HomeBrew Forum 04-25-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,902
Posted By mklawz
I guess starting next year it's going to be an...

I guess starting next year it's going to be an online exam. If you pass, then you go and do the tasting/judging somewhere. I dont know all the details....
Forum: Indiana HomeBrew Forum 04-25-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,902
Posted By mklawz
It's particularly absurd if you consider that...

It's particularly absurd if you consider that results are already known from Seattle and Denver. I have a few entries I would need to re-brew as well. I guess the lesson here is dont enter...
Forum: Indiana HomeBrew Forum 04-25-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,902
Posted By mklawz
No scoresheets back here either. I've heard...

No scoresheets back here either. I've heard from several sources that there were many no-shows. Judges who signed-up but just didn't show. That puts the organizers in a bind and the entire...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-23-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,274
Posted By mklawz
FWIW, I agree with the comments in the first...

FWIW, I agree with the comments in the first post. Just once have I made a 100% MO english bitter. It had a very odd syrupy taste to it. I entered it in a comp and all the judges said the same...
Forum: Brewing Software 03-22-2011, 12:44 PM
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Posted By mklawz
Yeah that has happened to me before. I dont...

Yeah that has happened to me before. I dont remember the 'fix'. I think you have to go into your program files and delete one of them that has corrupted. Im not exactly sure which one, maybe...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-13-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,140
Posted By mklawz
It can be frustrating to enter what you think is...

It can be frustrating to enter what you think is a good beer, only to get a bad score and/or negative feedback. It happens to everyone, even to those who win a lot. Yesterday I got my best score...
Forum: Illinois HomeBrew Forum 02-27-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,219
Posted By mklawz
Just gonna have to sit tight... Babble hasn't...

Just gonna have to sit tight... Babble hasn't exactly been prompt in past events. It took them several days to post results from their American Cup this past July 4th. Maybe it will be better...
Forum: Illinois HomeBrew Forum 02-18-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,219
Posted By mklawz
those 22 ouncer's will be disallowed. They need...

those 22 ouncer's will be disallowed. They need to be 12oz bottles.
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