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The Pub / Re: Whiskey
« on: December 19, 2016, 04:55:54 PM »
I'm getting the impression that Kirkland is not going for consistency.  It may be that they are just buying up the leavings of various distillers, blending those and bottling...but that is just a guess based on the variation observed.

I'm headed there today, and plan to pick up another.  It may be my last.

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: My Brew Years Resolution
« on: December 19, 2016, 02:42:22 AM »
I want to nail my house IPA recipe.  It is all about the right hop combination/ratio.  This one issue is the brass ring just outside my grasp.  I think I've been too caught up on new varieties - too much experimentation.

That and I want to buy another Rye Whiskey Barrel from Woodinville Whiskey Co. and give that another go.  I find that I am really enjoying barrel-aged beers a lot.

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The Pub / Re: Howdy
« on: December 17, 2016, 02:51:08 AM »
 :)

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Commercial Beer Reviews / Re: Sierra Nevada Celebration 2016
« on: December 15, 2016, 10:34:56 PM »
Sitting with a pint of this right now.  On tap at my local beer shop.   Not the time for a full review so I will just say that it is delicious and I find it basically the same beer as previous years.

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Ingredients / Re: Brewtan B
« on: December 15, 2016, 04:30:49 PM »
How? Does it have ball lock connectors?

That is one reason I am glad I went with their Chronical fermenter.  It has a 3.5" tri-clamp fitting on the top.  The Brewbucket only has a hole for a blowoff plug.  So with their pressurized transfer fitting which releases pressure at 2-2.5 psi, it works really well.

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Yeast and Fermentation / Re: Omega Yeast Start time
« on: December 02, 2016, 07:07:55 AM »
Yeah, I don't start fretting until until about 24 hours in.  Different yeasts behave differently.

By 150% culture I assume you mean it had 1.5 times the cell count of a Wyeast smack pack.  Even without knowing the packaging date on the yeast you used, nor the OG of your stout, I'd still bet you underpitched.  But all other things being equal I'll still bet it will be OK.

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All Grain Brewing / Re: Water Chemistry question
« on: December 01, 2016, 10:02:32 PM »
My RO water came back from Ward labs at 6.5 pH

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Ingredients / Re: Zesting method?
« on: November 30, 2016, 08:55:49 PM »
Excellent!  Thank you.  I had never heard of a microplane.  Now off to the store...

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Ingredients / Zesting method?
« on: November 30, 2016, 06:31:12 PM »
How do you zest?  I've used a zester previously, but what a pain!  I've heard people use a peeler, but am unsure how hard it is to avoid the pith.  I'd love a more efficient method.

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Ingredients / Re: Brewtan B
« on: November 30, 2016, 06:27:51 PM »
Of course that is correct. Here in Europe we despise people that use teaspoons to measure things

Despicable me...

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The Pub / Re: New hop field next door
« on: November 25, 2016, 12:31:41 AM »
In Navy boot camp we often patronized "midnight small stores".
Any idea what varieties will be grown?

I know all about midnight small stores.  I've been known to sneak into the officers mess while on midwatch... I think the statute of limitations has passed... but I digress.


Even if it hasn't what are they gonna do? Redraft you?  ;D

When were you in, and where?
I was on the Juneau (LPD-10) from 1975-79

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The Pub / Re: New hop field next door
« on: November 24, 2016, 01:50:43 AM »
In Navy boot camp we often patronized "midnight small stores".
Any idea what varieties will be grown?

I know all about midnight small stores.  I've been known to sneak into the officers mess while on midwatch... I think the statute of limitations has passed... but I digress.

I will find out what hop variety(ies).  This farm has another block of new hops about 1/4 of a mile away that is just as big - it is all Citra.

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The Pub / New hop field next door
« on: November 22, 2016, 11:49:41 PM »
Two blocks from my house:


Sorry, I apparently don't know how to post a video.  I asked a worker who was setting up the trellises and he said "Over a hundred acres".

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