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Whoa...got to qualify whether these brews are all-grain or extract and how many gallons per brew.
I live in St. Charles.
Hi. I'm a fellow Boilermaker currently residing in Missouri. If you tell me the general region of Missouri you live in I may be able to recommend...
There is no guarantee that they are wild hops. Often times hops will persist long after a home or farm has been abandoned. Regardless I have...
What are you paying for Founder's? Everything in the Saint Louis metro retails for ~$9. Nine dollars for Dirty Bastard, Porter, or Centennial IPA...
Be careful if you choose star anise. I used 7 stars in an American Stout, which didn't amount to much in weight, but it completely overwhelmed the...
It has been a little while since Brewtoad took over Hopville and I am just curious what folks think. Is Brewtoad as good or better than Hopville?...
Why hasn't anyone mentioned New Belgium? For the price their beers are solid.
I think TJ advocated beer because he thought folks should be drinking a lot less rum.
I used S-33 in an old ale. In turned out pretty well. I didn't want a high attenuating yeast. It cleared adequately. It was a little estery but...
When I used lavender in a saison I found that is added an unpleasant astringency. I won't use lavender during the boil again, maybe as a dry hop.
In my experience, T-58 does not clear well. If that is important to you.
I made a tasty Belgian IPA with it.
Thanks. Never seen a bag to brew in. I guess I've been all-grain for too long.
What is BIAB? It's a common rule to define an acronym the first time you use it.
There is a great reason to buy bombers. Each one I add to my collection makes bottling my homebrew that much easier.
I used 3787. I found it too estery. Maybe my fermentation temp. was too high. If I were to try it again, I think I would use a wit yeast like 3463.
Texans: Mark me educated...
I didn't think hops would grow well that far south. Wrong day length--am I wrong?
+1 Hops need full sun. And, hops will strangle your trees.
If you want to have great beer cheap: Grow your own hops. Reuse yeast. Buy grain in bulk. You will bend your cost curve well below craft.