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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: Pics of recent brews?
« on: March 10, 2017, 08:27:58 AM »
This is a 50/50 blend of my latest Helles and Irish Red. I like it better than the 2 beers by themselves. I especially like this lower level of roasted barley. It adds a nice character malt taste without overpowering.



Cool! Did you go with a lager or ale yeast?

My buddy and I brewed a similar beer where we made a hybrid of each of our best beers; a kolsch and a brown ale. It was easily as good or better than the parent beers.
One was S-189 and one was Irish Ale yeast. The blend is quite clean.

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: Pics of recent brews?
« on: March 09, 2017, 08:08:53 PM »
This is a 50/50 blend of my latest Helles and Irish Red. I like it better than the 2 beers by themselves. I especially like this lower level of roasted barley. It adds a nice character malt taste without overpowering.


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I always thought Yellow Hammer had good brewery ions. ;)

PS. Good job. Well deserved.

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The Pub / Rebel Brewer Closing Retail and Warehouse
« on: March 07, 2017, 01:43:21 PM »
Sad day. Rebel Brewer is closing their retail location and warehouse. They will still have a website to sell drop shipped items. They are very close to me and have very fast shipping.

http://www.rebelbrewer.com/blog

We just got a LHBS in town. So, I guess the timing works out for me.

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Equipment and Software / Re: Fermonster Closed Transfer
« on: March 06, 2017, 04:24:45 PM »
Threading the lid sucks with the cane hanging out.

Turn the bottle instead. :)
I'll talk to my doctor about giving me a third hand. One to hold the lid and two to spin the fermenter.

 ;D Alright, you got me there.
I guess I could have one of those kids that people are always talking about. I hear they work for nothing.
No they don't!

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Beer Recipes / Re: NE IPA Recipes
« on: March 05, 2017, 04:33:30 PM »
Nice! Wish I could have a pint.

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The Pub / Re: How did you pick your forum name?
« on: March 04, 2017, 11:39:25 AM »
Mine is a play on Hail State which is a common phrase at Mississippi State University where I used to work. I added y'all because that's what we say in the South. I thought about changing it since I no longer work MSU don't live in Mississippi anymore but I haven't. I have fond memories.

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: Pics of recent brews?
« on: March 04, 2017, 11:35:28 AM »
I enjoyed the Cheatin Heart.

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Yeast and Fermentation / Re: Bread Yeast for FFT?
« on: February 25, 2017, 11:35:24 AM »
Thanks!

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Yeast and Fermentation / Re: Bread Yeast for FFT?
« on: February 25, 2017, 11:06:28 AM »
Fast Fourier Transform?

Seriously though. What is a FFT?

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Kegging and Bottling / Re: Trimmed Dip Tube when Spunding?
« on: February 23, 2017, 07:58:24 PM »
If you spund in a keg then use this device to transfer to a clean keg will you avoid this problem?

http://www.clearbeerdraughtsystem.com/info.html

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The Pub / Beer Criticism
« on: February 23, 2017, 05:32:09 AM »
:) Hilarious cartoon. Timely.

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: Pics of recent brews?
« on: February 22, 2017, 05:47:31 AM »
:)Hello to everyone. I'm trying to insert a picture but i cant... :'(
On the AHA website you can only insert a link to a photo.   You have to host the photo somewhere else (on another site). It's much easier using the tapatalk app on your phone; just click the insert photo icon and upload while editing your response.

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Yeast and Fermentation / Re: Wyeast Discontinuing Some Strains
« on: February 22, 2017, 05:35:38 AM »
I actually like the new White Labs packaging.  They take up less room in my fridge and I have had good luck with yeast health; fermentations have always taken off very fast even for a year old pack.

This is not to say Wyeast lower quality.

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Yeast and Fermentation / Re: Wyeast Discontinuing Some Strains
« on: February 21, 2017, 09:09:25 PM »
I am late to this thread...

Does White Labs (or any other yeast company) sell any of the cancelled strains?

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