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The Pub / Re: Going to Indiana
« on: July 06, 2011, 08:39:36 AM »
If anyone can recommend a good tap room or brewpub that isn't in Broad Ripple, is on the north side or near the fairgrounds, is open on Saturday night, and isn't likely to be utterly packed, I'd be grateful.

Broad Ripple Brewpub would be my first choice for a pub (Scotch eggs!), or Chumley's for a tap room, but if you're staying on the north side check out the Beer Sellar. About 50 taps and big enough that you'll be able to get a seat even on a Saturday. The only downside is that they allow smoking indoors.

Thr3e Wise Men just opened a few months ago. It's in Broad Ripple, but in a strip mall so parking shouldn't be an issue. From there you could easily walk to Chumley's, BRBP, or Brugge.

Assuming you had a healty and appropriate pitch of yeast

And plenty of oxygen. That might be the biggest variable for home brewers.

Don't feel too bad. I've never come across a PTE either.

.... no Yellowhammer brewing???  :-\

That was essentially my reaction as well. It might be interesting to see the results with all the votes divided by production, instead of just the results for the breweries.

Commercial Beer Reviews / Re: West Coast is the Best Coast for Beer
« on: June 28, 2011, 06:34:56 AM »
Cool map, I haven't seen that.  Thanks Sean.  It might need updating though, we're pushing 150 breweries in WA, with fewer than 7 million people.  That qualifies us for 20+ status.

You're right, it's from the BA's 2008 membership, so it's getting a little long in the tooth.

The Pub / Re: Got the Nod
« on: June 28, 2011, 06:30:46 AM »
Wait, you're in Silverton? I kept thinking you were in Silverthorne...

I get that a lot. Going to Denver-area festivals is fun. One guy actually told me that we'd misspelled Silverthorne on the banner. :o

Commercial Beer Reviews / Re: West Coast is the Best Coast for Beer
« on: June 27, 2011, 06:48:13 PM »

I think you're doing just fine as long as you don't live in the South. ;D

Keith, start franchising!

Zymurgy / Re: Zymury's Best Beers in America clarification
« on: June 27, 2011, 06:11:28 PM »
Kentucky Breakfast Stout is a bourbon barrel-aged version of Breakfast Stout.

It's actually a different base beer as well.

Beer Recipes / Re: Getting Cold Feet on A Fest Recipe...
« on: June 26, 2011, 03:01:56 PM »
I would be skeptical of using some domestic Munich malts, but the beers I've  made with Best, Weyermann, Dingeman's are out of this world.

FWIW, I've been using Cargill Munich lately since it's what we stock at the brewery, and I've been pleasantly surprised.

The Pub / Re: Got the Nod
« on: June 26, 2011, 01:10:31 PM »
I may be in Denver in August sometime - how close is Silverton?

About seven hours each way. :-\

The Pub / Re: Got the Nod
« on: June 25, 2011, 11:37:44 AM »
Being a hippie is "cool" nowadays???

Being yourself is always cool. If that makes you a hippie, so be it.

General Homebrew Discussion / Re: spent grains killed my plants??
« on: June 25, 2011, 09:17:27 AM »
Spent grain has a fairly high nitrogen content. It's entirely possible that using too much of it could harm the plants, just like "burning them out" on a high-nitrogen fertilizer.

The Pub / Re: Got the Nod
« on: June 25, 2011, 07:54:52 AM »
Congrats! Hope some more money comes with the title. ;)

Yup, I'm now making more than I did delivering pizza. As long as I don't stop to break it down hourly. ;)

Are you coming to the Colorado State Fair Foam Fest this year?

The brewery will be there, but I probably won't be able to make it personally. It's two days before Burning Man and in the opposite direction.

The Pub / Got the Nod
« on: June 24, 2011, 10:29:20 PM »
They've had me in the bullpen for a while, but today the owner smacked me on the ass and sent me trotting out to the mound. I am Sean Terrill, Head Brewer.

... I already changed one of the recipes. ::)

The Pub / Re: 4 Restaraunts Where You'll Never Get a Table
« on: June 24, 2011, 12:38:50 PM »
He is describing restaurants like French Laundry, Per Se, Alinea etc. It's obvious he has never been to any of them (for a number of reasons).

Ah, well looking closer I see that he lives in LA, apparently by choice. He deserves what he gets then. ;D

Kegging and Bottling / Re: Are corny keg Quick Disconnects universal?
« on: June 24, 2011, 12:06:17 PM »
It may not be the case, it was my theory when I had this problem and changing them worked for me.  My o-rings were worn and appeared to be binding when I put the QD on.

That's happened to me too. A little keg lube on the o-ring usually fixes things.

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