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by JCoz » Mon May 09, 2011 1:42 pm
by Soonerfan » Wed May 18, 2011 4:49 pm
by JCoz » Wed May 18, 2011 5:08 pm
Soonerfan wrote:I have been homebrewing for years, went from extract brewer to all-grain. All you going all grain?I haven't had time to brew in a while but once you drink your own beer all others taste terrible.
by JCoz » Wed May 18, 2011 5:13 pm
by peeker643 » Wed May 18, 2011 5:16 pm
by JCoz » Thu May 19, 2011 10:14 am
peeker643 wrote:Brew a bunch with my neighbor.Enough so that kegs have been purchased and CO2 introduced to hasten the process.Enough so that we purchased full kegs of Coors Light from a bar going out of business and didn't drink a drop of the stuff as it went down the drain and gave us two more kegs Enough so that we have a nice Dry Irish Stout to go with a nice little English ale and a turtle that gives us perfect black and tans.Enough so that I wear a scar or two on my leg from the old says of carrying volcan-hot pots that needed cooling.Fresh hops, steeped grains, it keeps going and getting worse (or better-depends on if you ask me or my wife).
by peeker643 » Thu May 19, 2011 11:24 am
JCoz wrote:What, your wife doesn't like beer?What do you have on tap now, the Stout and English Ale? What are you getting into next?
by JCoz » Thu May 19, 2011 12:03 pm
peeker643 wrote:Lisa doesn't drink much at all. Maybe occasionally wine and occasionally some sort of whiskey-sour type shit. Yes. We have the english ale and the stout still in the kegs. Next up will likely be an IPA but I'm not a hoppy guy. Much prefer lower IBUs and really my tatstes run hard toward the porters and stouts. Probably get started on the lagers/pils for summer drinking as well as maybe a Helles Bock.
by Soonerfan » Thu May 19, 2011 4:05 pm
by JCoz » Thu May 19, 2011 4:17 pm
Soonerfan wrote:The kegs and the CO2 tanks were an absolute necessity. Cleaning and bottling became way too much of a hassle. We have a converted keg that we have used for our brew kettle and big ole Gatorage coolers for the mash tun.My buddy has gotten real good at re-using yeast.It's just great to brew and drink your own beer! Where are you all getting your grains? I go to place in Toledo called Titgemiers, it's a grain/landscape shop, in a terrible neighborhood of Toledo.
by peeker643 » Thu May 19, 2011 4:29 pm
by peeker643 » Thu May 19, 2011 4:36 pm
by UnlikelyOptimist » Fri May 20, 2011 4:51 pm
by JCoz » Tue May 24, 2011 2:25 pm
by JCoz » Tue May 24, 2011 2:29 pm
UnlikelyOptimist wrote:A lot of respect, Always wanted to do this. Love the show BrewMasters have you seen? All about Dog Fish Head and their process. Crazy to see what lengths they go to. Prob why that beers so dam expensive!
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