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Beer Travel / Re: L.A. Area breweries
« on: January 09, 2010, 10:16:01 PM »
Thanks for the info! Naja's looks close to my redondo Beach stop and Hangar 24 looks close to my Redlands spot!

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Actually, I'm brewing the heart of Darkness recipe with the Wyeast PacMan yeast, my lhbs was all out of Cry Havoc.... So I'm making a Schwarzbier as an ale, we'll see how it goes!

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: really stupid question....
« on: January 09, 2010, 05:50:49 PM »
Thanks for your feedback guys.  It is good to know the dangers.  It's not that I'm not taking the threat seriously, I just question what I read  ::)

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Beer Travel / L.A. Area breweries
« on: January 07, 2010, 10:08:01 PM »
Hey everybody,
     I'm going to California at the end of February and I'm super stoked about the breweries there.  My triangle will be Redlands-Redondo Beach-Temecula (not necesarily in that order).  The Bruery looks like my top destination so far, but can you guys give me any lesser known spots to go?  Any help would be appreciated!
If you come to CO, I'll help you back!

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Actually Drew, I'm taking your "Heart of Darkness" recipe and brewing it with "Cry Havoc" at around 60-62 degrees.
By the way, I really dig your style articles in Zymurgy.  Loved the American stout and Saison articles you did as well.

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: really stupid question....
« on: January 07, 2010, 09:54:55 PM »
So, I read that article in Zymurgy about the guy slashing his wrist open.  I have these thoughts:
1) It was second "hand" (no pun intended) information, so it could possibly be fabricated or exaggerated.  I do see, however, how it could be possible.
2) Why was he carrying it by the neck?  I carry mine with two hands on the bottom.  Again though, I could be in danger if it cracked.
3) How hard did he "bump" it?  And what did he bump it on?

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: really stupid question....
« on: January 07, 2010, 08:55:25 AM »
OK.  I might try to do my primary in plastic, just to see how it goes.

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: really stupid question....
« on: January 06, 2010, 11:57:44 PM »
Wow!  Thanks everyone for scaring the holy Jesus out of me!  I've been using glass carboys for 7 years, and was still under the impression that they are the better option.  I brew in an upstairs carpeted room.  I guess the good side is, carpet doesn't hurt glass like other surfaces... but do I really want 5 gallons of wort draining into the second floor of my house??  Should I panic and switch to buckets immediately?

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All Grain Brewing / Re: No Pants Brewing
« on: January 05, 2010, 07:22:05 PM »
 ;D  That's funny, I've been calling my homebrewery the "No Pants" Brewery for 8+ years!  I thought someone named a thread after me  ;)
In response though, I want to take part in anything brewing related in that between-brewing-session duldrum, and that's when I plan the next session.

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: really stupid question....
« on: January 01, 2010, 10:31:26 PM »
That is not a stupid question.  Is there a hole in the lid where you can put an airlock?  That's my only guess.  You should e-mail or call the seller (or manufacturer) and ask them where the airlock fits.  I also think it's a bit off that you don't boil the wort.  I know you don't have to, but there are advantages to boiling it.  You're off to a good start!  Good eye!  Keep it up.

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