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Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2010, 06:26 PM
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Posted By Padstack31
True, according the brewer's association there...

True, according the brewer's association there are 1,558 as of April 30th, 2010.

http://www.brewersassociation.com/pages/business-tools/craft-brewing-statistics/number-of-breweries
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,262
Posted By Padstack31
Thanks Revvy...your definitely one of the guys...

Thanks Revvy...your definitely one of the guys I've learned a lot from over the years...let me know if your ever in town, I owe you a tour and tasting
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2010, 04:51 PM
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Posted By Padstack31
We will be pouring there for the first time, stop...

We will be pouring there for the first time, stop by the Emerald City Beer table and say hi!!!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,765
Posted By Padstack31
Emerald City Beer Company...because I'm a Seattle...

Emerald City Beer Company...because I'm a Seattle brewer and I love this city!!!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Padstack31
We are really excited to be on tap soon as well,...

We are really excited to be on tap soon as well, you'd be a huge help if you could tell your favorite bars that they have get Dottie's Seattle Lager on tap from the new Emerald City Beer Company. We...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Padstack31
I doubt you'll be on a smaller scale, we have a...

I doubt you'll be on a smaller scale, we have a 0.5BBL brewhouse making us one of the smallest production breweries in the US. Thank goodness we found a contract brewer willing to work with us until...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Padstack31
We are starting off super scrappy. I'm 28 and...

We are starting off super scrappy. I'm 28 and wasn't able to raise enough capital to build out our own large scale system right off the bat, so for the time being we will continue to do all the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-15-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,262
Posted By Padstack31
Thank you HBT...ECB is about to open!!!

Fellow Homebrewers...

Wanted to send a quick shout out to all of you that have supported my growth as a brewer over the last few years. I've read many of your posts and learned so much from this...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-07-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Padstack31
Checkout Craigslist, I've seen some great deals...

Checkout Craigslist, I've seen some great deals on slightly used systems that'll save you a bundle...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-05-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By Padstack31
I don't know of any commercial breweries that...

I don't know of any commercial breweries that don't use a secondary as part of there process...regardless of additional flavoring...

You want to get your beer off the trub...that crap is made up...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-05-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,871
Posted By Padstack31
I wouldn't go the forced carb route...that'll...

I wouldn't go the forced carb route...that'll give you bigger bubbles in the head

Naturally carb that mother, you'll get a denser head that's made up of smaller bubbles
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-05-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,879
Posted By Padstack31
It's called Excel and your right, you feel the...

It's called Excel and your right, you feel the oils leaving your skin on contact and that was diluted...fully concentrated, you have a matter of seconds to wash it off...brewers have emergency...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-05-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By Padstack31
Gravities can be off in an extract kit...if you...

Gravities can be off in an extract kit...if you boil off more water then the recipe is calculated for then you'll concentrate the wort slightly and cause the gravity to increase...but you mention...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-05-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By Padstack31
Your right that the secondary will help clarify...

Your right that the secondary will help clarify your beer, and it's good to move them after the initial krausen (foam) is gone. Usually 7 to 10 days.

If you take readings often, you'll see that...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-05-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,238
Posted By Padstack31
I built a hybrid of these two systems....mine is...

I built a hybrid of these two systems....mine is a 2-tier system with the HLT and Kettle on the lower tier and the Mash on the top.

This allows me to pump my sparge water from the HLT on top of...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-05-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Padstack31
I think you have more to lose by not properly...

I think you have more to lose by not properly stirring up the mash and ensuring you have a no-dough balls then you do by worrying about a oxygen at this stage.

Commercial breweries have stirring...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-06-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Padstack31
david_42 is right on...the yeast change will have...

david_42 is right on...the yeast change will have a big impact bringing fruit notes to a beer style not normally known for fruit but an OG of 1.053 should ferment out nicely probably yielding a nice...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-06-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By Padstack31
awesome, congrats on the brews...never really...

awesome, congrats on the brews...never really have found a brown ale that amazed me but like yourself, hefes are year around for me...belgian wits too
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-06-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,252
Posted By Padstack31
i think so...never been a big fan of the brewing...

i think so...never been a big fan of the brewing concentrate and then adding water to dilute method...with proper equipment, you should be able to brew your batch size all at once and is the purest...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-06-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By Padstack31
using two of those in my system...they have no...

using two of those in my system...they have no problem bringing 15 gallons to a boil and holding...I highly recommend
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-06-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,929
Posted By Padstack31
I recommend brewing 5.5 - 6 gallons of wort to...

I recommend brewing 5.5 - 6 gallons of wort to yield 5 gallons of finished beer, just scale your recipes up accordingly, your homebrew shop or software (I like beer tools pro) can help you do this.
...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-26-2009, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Padstack31
Looks like you have hydrometer on your list...

Looks like you have hydrometer on your list twice...you will want a thermometer, a mash paddle, some beer line for transfers, a spray bottle w/sanitizer and few buckets to keep cleaning/sanitizing...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-08-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,474
Posted By Padstack31
I would think that the therminator would be more...

I would think that the therminator would be more then capable of handling a full barrel...it takes 10 gallons down without a problem,
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-15-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,084
Posted By Padstack31
Pellet hops are the way to go for most...

Pellet hops are the way to go for most homebrewers. Unless you can get access to really fresh hops from a farm, then it doesn't really matter. Personally, I haven't found it to be difficult to...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 03-14-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,042
Posted By Padstack31
What makes a good beer logo to you?

Open to any and all comments. I'm designing a beer logo for a small micro start-up and want to know what stands out to you.

What makes a beer logo really stand out to you?
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