| Outdoor Board|| Looking for charter recommendations - LoneStarTiger on 5/15/13 at 1:40 pm|
For a fishing guide out of Venice or in that area
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD: Travel Tuesday; ACBW Day 2 - LoneStarTiger on 5/14/13 at 11:15 am|
FBD is Guinness Draught in Terminal A
| Food and Drink Board|| Saint Arnold's Bishop's Barrel #3 - LoneStarTiger on 5/9/13 at 12:54 pm|
[quote] Bishop's Barrel No. 3 Will Be Released Monday, May 13
The third in our Bishop's Barrel series is coming out on Monday. Like BB1, it is a bourbon barrel imperial stout. There will be two differences: 1) we fermented the imperial stout this time with our house Saint Arnold yeast whi...
| Food and Drink Board|| Southern Star Update - LoneStarTiger on 5/8/13 at 1:27 pm|
I have seen unconfirmed info that Valkyrie, the permanent name for Pro-Am 2012 will be released June 3.
Their new seasonal, [link=(http://southernstarbrewing.com/beers/seasonal-beers/red-cockaded-ale/)]Red Cockaded Ale[/link] (great name!) should be out now. It is a West Coast Style Imperial Red...
| Food and Drink Board|| Kentucky Derby drinking: Mint Julep - LoneStarTiger on 5/3/13 at 9:36 am|
I've never tried a mint julep but figured I might have one or two while pretending to be a horse racing fan this weekend.
Looks like it's bourbon, powdered or extra fine sugar, mint and water on crushed ice. seems pretty simple. Anyone have any tips or suggestions for making them?
| Food and Drink Board|| French press additions to beer - LoneStarTiger on 4/28/13 at 3:29 pm|
I've heard of hop additions, and hibiscus additions, what are some others to try?
I have an Abita Strawberry in now with some fresh strawberries. Certainly can't hurt the Abita
| Food and Drink Board|| Stone RIS and Espresso RIS - LoneStarTiger on 4/17/13 at 11:32 am|
the annual release of RIS is hitting shelves, and the odd year release of an Espresso RIS is coming out too.
I usually like to grab a few of these each year, and look forward to the specialty one.
from another board:
[quote]I picked up 1 bottle each (limit) of Stone IRS and Stone Espresso IRS...
| Food and Drink Board|| Proper cheese for grilled cheese sandwich - LoneStarTiger on 4/8/13 at 11:09 am|
since American cheese is apparently the devil in a processed cheese-like substance, what is the F&DB recommendation for cheese to use for a grilled cheese sandwich?...
| Food and Drink Board|| in the market for a new grill - LoneStarTiger on 4/8/13 at 10:24 am|
It's time for me to buy a new grill, and I'm going to go with another propane grill for now. After looking at a few, I have some questions about the pros/cons of infrared grills, and would like to hear some thoughts on them. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Three breweries from outside your distribution area - LoneStarTiger on 3/26/13 at 9:02 am|
If you could pick three breweries that do not currently distribute where you live, what three would you like to see come to your market? (try to be somewhat realistic, you know The Alchemist and Hill Farmstead aren't coming anytime soon)
With the addition of Firestone Walker to Texas (allegedly)...
| Food and Drink Board|| Beer advice needed: Sours - LoneStarTiger on 3/22/13 at 10:45 pm|
I think I'm finally ready to explore sours a little more. What are some good ones I need to check out, preferably available in Texas?...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD: 28 hours later - LoneStarTiger on 3/5/13 at 12:48 pm|
FBabyDay is Gracie
Baby and mama are doing great, daddy is ready to celebrate!...
| Music Board|| Not a bad music weekend - LoneStarTiger on 3/3/13 at 6:14 pm|
Crap, hit return too soon
Anyways, just listened to a good bit of Gary Clark Jr. and Carolina Chocolate Drops
Finally got around to watching the ACL with the Shakes and GCjr too
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD Sunday Funday - LoneStarTiger on 2/24/13 at 1:51 pm|
FBD is Lagunitas Sucks
Enjoy the day
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD: Mid-Week game edition - LoneStarTiger on 2/19/13 at 5:17 pm|
FBD is Ballast Point Sculpin
| Food and Drink Board|| Homebrewing: Hop Schedules - LoneStarTiger on 2/19/13 at 12:39 pm|
I'm making a pale ale this weekend, and the instructions have these hop additions:
1.5 oz Simcoe at 60
0.5 oz Simcoe at 15
1 oz Cascade at 5
no dry hopping
I ordered a couple extra ounces for dry hopping. My question is whether or not it is neccesary to have a 5 minute hop addition if you ar...
| Food and Drink Board|| Thoughts on Old Raspy XV - LoneStarTiger on 2/14/13 at 1:30 pm|
I picked up a bottle of the BB Old Rasputin yesterday. Was curious to the FBD Krewe's thoughts on it. I am debating whether to go ahead and drink it or throw it in the box for a year or two
| Food and Drink Board|| Small craft breweries hit it big - LoneStarTiger on 2/7/13 at 11:23 am|
nice little article on CNN, but nothing really new to the discussion
| Food and Drink Board|| Homebrewing: Supplies - LoneStarTiger on 2/5/13 at 2:32 pm|
AHS is having a special this weekend with free shipping on orders over $49
| Food and Drink Board|| Homebrewing: Using syrups/honey/sugars - LoneStarTiger on 1/31/13 at 3:25 pm|
I've been doing a little more reading and studying on adding honey, cane syrup, or sugars like piloncillo to beer since I made a porter with Steens and piloncillo. (a little late once it's made, I know)
For this batch, I added them at the beginning of the boil. When racking, I couldn't pick up m...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD: 1 2 3 edition - LoneStarTiger on 1/23/13 at 5:46 pm|
FBD is Good People IPA, courtesy of the FBD BXN
Somehow, someway, my taste preference has switched completely back to hops from stouts
| Food and Drink Board|| Homebrewing: Step by Step Extract brew - LoneStarTiger on 1/13/13 at 1:06 pm|
I'm making a Mexican Praline Porter. Brew day music is Pink Floyd.
I toasted 1/2 pound of pecans and added them to my steeping grains. Heated two gallons of water to 165 degrees, shut off the heat and dropped in the grain bag. I decided to steep the grain inside today because its cold out and...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD: No CFB means chore day - LoneStarTiger on 1/12/13 at 3:08 pm|
Ripping up carpet and getting the rooms ready for new flooring
FBD was Real Ale Brewer's Cut No. 1
SBD is Fat Tire
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD: putting away Christmas edition - LoneStarTiger on 1/5/13 at 11:30 am|
FBD is Sixpoint Righteous while picking up Christmas lights in the rain
Good times ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Homebrewing: Malt Extracts - LoneStarTiger on 12/31/12 at 8:30 am|
I noticed some recipes use so many pounds of LME plus some DME
Why would you use both? ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Trappist Beers - LoneStarTiger on 12/29/12 at 8:31 pm|
What are your top 5 Trappist beers that are available here?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Southern Star Pro-Am update - LoneStarTiger on 12/20/12 at 12:21 pm|
Talked to some guys today that know the folks at Southern Star, so still second hand info, but new name will be Valkyre and they are waiting on the cans now...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD: Am I drinking alone? Edition - LoneStarTiger on 12/12/12 at 6:25 pm|
FBD is Alaskan Smoked Porter...
| Food and Drink Board|| Saint Arnold Icon Releases - LoneStarTiger on 12/6/12 at 11:44 am|
I like the way Saint Arnold's is heading
[quote]Belgian Pale Ale, the 1st Icon Release,
Coming December 10
It's been about a month since we've come out with something new, and we didn't want you to think we were resting on our laurels. Please welcome the Icon series of beer...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD Krewe on Untappd - LoneStarTiger on 11/26/12 at 8:03 am|
Thought I'd start a thread for folks that use Untappd to post their user names. I know a few of y'all are on there but will let y'all post your own names
mine is LoneStarTiger, naturally...