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re: Submissions for new National Anthem - LSUGrad00
[quote]experts for stuffy limey clubs[/quote] stuffy limey clubs that met in taverns... [quote]The Society initially met in various taverns, and then moved to the London Coffee House on Ludgate Hill. It subsequently relocated to the Crown and Anchor tavern in The Strand in order to accommodate...
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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - LSUGrad00
[quote]Do you rehydrate or direct pitch?[/quote] If you believe the manufacturers, rehydrating affects the cells count. I've always done it and would guess its' even more important in a beer with a pH of 3.25 where conditions are less than optimal for yeast growth....
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re: Brewery Social Media #FAIL - LSUGrad00
[quote]At being arrogant bastards [/quote] Don't care as long as they make good beer. People on social media say stupid shit, especially true when they are drinking. [quote]Bent Kettle Brewing : That's the smoked malt you get on the finish. It's supposed to be that way. [/quote] Although t...
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re: Brewery Social Media #FAIL - LSUGrad00
[quote]this is not how you win on social media as a craft brewery[/quote] Had never heard of Bent Kettle Brewing before you posted this. Free publicity sounds like #Winning to me. Will have to get my people in WI to send me some. :cheers:...
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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - LSUGrad00
[quote] It has now been about 48 hours and still no sign of fermentation. No bubbling, no krausen, nothing. My ph is 3.25. What can i do to get this going? [/quote] German Ale works really well in this type of environment. I try and keep a pack or two of US05 on hand and I've also had luck ju...
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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - LSUGrad00
[quote]I hear galaxy is very very hard to find right now. [/quote] Southern Hemisphere hop pellets are starting to hit the distributors now. So the availability of galaxy shouldn't be an issue soon. (At least for homebrewers) ETA: Yakima Valley has a bunch already in stock.[link=(http://...
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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - LSUGrad00
Can we get more details on the NOLA event to decide if we're interested? ...
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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - LSUGrad00
[quote]So there's no need to pre-acidify as well? I thought that would be a necessary step in order to get my ph to 4.0-4.4.[/quote] You can pre-acidifying when using lacto if you are worried about head retention. I've never had issues so I don't bother with it. [quote]Before the kettle sour, ...
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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - LSUGrad00
Found out today that my employment contract was cancelled so that's going to free up some time to brew. :nana: Will probably start with a Kolsh or Premium American Lager. Something to keep on tap that will keep the wife happy. After that back to IPAs...
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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - LSUGrad00
[quote]I may do this. And put some food grade tubing around the lid.[/quote] Most people do this to inhibit the growth of aerobic bacteria like acetobacter that may be present in the wort post mash. Since you are bringing your wort to a boil before pitching your lacto culture this step is kin...
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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - LSUGrad00
[quote]If i go this route, wouldn't the CO2 escape? [/quote] yes. The only reason you need the CO2 is to prevent infection from bacteria that made it over from the mash. You can avoid all this by simply raising your wort to boiling temp for a couple minute and then chilling it back to pitch t...
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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - LSUGrad00
I think he is talking about pasteurizing the bottled cider after it's bottle conditioned to kill the yeast and avoid bottle bombs. I've only pasteurized bottles once. Like all things bottling, it was an easy, but a time consuming process. I followed the instructions in this thread. [link=(htt...
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re: Matrix question - LSUGrad00
[quote]wouldnt a huge animal be better than a human? [/quote] You would think so. I guess it would depend on how the machines are using humans as 'batteries'. Is that ever explained? You would think there would always be a better option that would be less of a pain in the arse than keeping h...
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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - LSUGrad00
[quote]I have the recipe if you want it. I can post it in the morning.[/quote] I loved the original black metal. Is your recipe any different than what they have posted on their site? [link=(http://jesterkingbrewery.com/jester-king-homebrew-recipes)]Jester King Recipes - Part I[/link] [link...
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re: Louisiana Pay to Play Politics and The Flood - LSUGrad00
[quote]New HVAC alone, average cost for a 4 ton 16 SEER system is $7500-8500. Cost could be spread over a 15 year period making it pay for itself in utility cost savings. [/quote] At what interest rate? Why would you take out a PACE loan when SBA disaster loans are available for a longer term ...
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re: Louisiana Pay to Play Politics and The Flood - LSUGrad00
[quote]Second, why the hell can't homeowners borrow money from a bank? Why is government involvement necessary? [/quote] yes, SBA loans are available to disaster victims. [quote]Disaster loans up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate. Hom...
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re: Neighbors FCU - LSUGrad00
Seems odd for that branch to be closed. They did post this on their site... [quote]WEDNESDAY, AUG 17 THE FOLLOWING BRANCHES WILL BE OPEN FOR DRIVE THRU ONLY: CENTRAL GOODWOOD HOWELL PLACE PERKINS OUR TELEPHONE CALL CENTER WILL BE AVAILABLE TO TAKE CALLS. Check ...
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re: Yard Bird and Yard Egg (Annoying Food Words) - LSUGrad00
[quote]Why? It's typically served sweetened or unsweetened in the South.[/quote] Dont know... it also annoys me when I order my kids milk and they immediately ask "plain or chocolate?" I know they are asking because there is a percentage of people out there incapable of specifying what they wa...
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re: Yard Bird and Yard Egg (Annoying Food Words) - LSUGrad00
It has always annoyed me when I order 'tea' and then have to specify that I want 'unsweetened tea.' ...
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re: I'm retiring from the GITM hunt - LSUGrad00
[quote]A bad sour beer is battery acid. [/quote] If batter acid is the worst sour beer you've had then you're doing pretty good. I've had some really acidic beers that were difficult to drink, but they were far from the most offensive sours I've tried. battery acid >>>> band-aids / vomit / bab...
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