| Food and Drink Board|| Side dish recommendation - LoneStarTiger on 12/1/13 at 9:46 am|
What is a good side dish to go with crawfish étouffée?...
| Tiger Rant|| So glad we play Florida every year - LoneStarTiger on 10/12/13 at 11:55 am|
My favorite game of the year! Geaux Tigers!...
| Music Board|| Deer Tick - Negativity - LoneStarTiger on 9/24/13 at 4:51 pm|
Halfway through, this is a pretty good listen. Will certainly get more playing time soon....
| Movie/TV Board|| Amazon Instant Video to Apple TV - LoneStarTiger on 9/17/13 at 5:16 pm|
The newest update for Amazon Instant Video player in the IPhone will now allow for air play to Apple TV
Not sure if it works with the iPad, but is imagine so
There was a thread not so long ago asking about this, so seems like its fixed now...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD: Limited out edition - LoneStarTiger on 9/12/13 at 2:08 pm|
FBD was Canebrake
SBD is Red stripe
Got a limit of redfish, with the biggest 32"
Got a happy boss and happy clients
| Food and Drink Board|| Need boudin recommendations - LoneStarTiger on 9/11/13 at 9:01 am|
I asked the other day and got some good recs, but now can't find the thread. I'm traveling through today from Texas down through Laffayette, then south from there
So far I am thinking we may try Best Stop, Billy's, and Nu Nu's
Any other places we should go?...
| Food and Drink Board|| making cold brew coffee - LoneStarTiger on 8/12/13 at 11:02 am|
what is your grounds:water ratio? I've seen several, anywhere from 1:3 to 1:4.5
| Food and Drink Board|| Homebrewing: It's more fun than work - LoneStarTiger on 7/17/13 at 11:31 am|
I am researching a little to build a recipe for a black IPA, and came across a recipe that said to dry hop with 2 oz of hops for 3 days, remove them, then dry hop with 2 more for 4 days
Why remove them, why not just add 2 more?...
| Food and Drink Board|| A Beer Journey: Next stop, Saisons - LoneStarTiger on 6/17/13 at 9:25 am|
I think my next beer style to explore will be Saisons. I have tried several, but none that are thought of as "top-shelf" saisons. I am a fan of Karbach Barn Burner, and DFH Noble Rot was really good. It seems like there are so many ways you can go with these and a wide variety of tastes you can g...
| Food and Drink Board|| Homebrewing Thread: Whatcha got going? - LoneStarTiger on 6/12/13 at 10:32 am|
This weekend will be the 2 week mark for my blueberry cream ale to be sitting on the blueberries. I think I should bottle it this weekend but not sure if I will find the time, and I know I won't next weekend, so it will either be this sunday or leave it on the berries for a month. Should be fine e...
| Food and Drink Board|| Homebrewing: Bourbon Barrel Stout - LoneStarTiger on 6/3/13 at 12:29 pm|
For those of you that have made bourbon stouts, how did they turn out? Did you add bourbon and soak oak chips?
For Bug specifically, I seem to remember you used the AHS Oaked Bourbon stout kit. How did that one turn out for you?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Homebrewing: Using Beersmith - LoneStarTiger on 5/26/13 at 12:10 pm|
My trial for brewer's friend ran out, so I decided to make the switch to Beersmith. I find this program extremely overwhelming to get started, even for extract. Any advice on getting started using it?...
| 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