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Tag: subjective

July 5, 2015

BrewDemon Big Demon Conical Fermenter – First Impressions

The first thing you notice about the new fermenter is that it looks an awful lot like it’s little brother the Little Demon fermenter. The shape, clean lines and 3 legged stand were obviously made to mimic the smaller 3 gallon fermenter.



April 9, 2015

Recipe Collaboration Exchange – Building Better Brewers

by LouieMacGoo
Categories: Brewing, Recipes
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One thing I absolutely love about running this website is that I was able to have so many great people join the forum and contribute. The knowledge that everyone brings is amazing and I often find myself reading about some part of brewing that I just didn’t know before and never really thought of. Even though we’re still a relatively small community of brewers there is a tremendous amount of sharing of knowledge and fellowship. A great example of this sharing and fellowship is the Recipe Collaboration Exchange (RCE) that is run twice a year. One of our forum members, […]



January 28, 2014

A Brewing Epiphany

by FedoraDave
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So Beer Happens, the same way a beautiful sunrise or a flock of geese flying overhead happen. It’s part of the wonder and mystery of nature. No wonder the ancients assigned a deity to it.



October 13, 2012

Beer Tasting – A quick guide!

by LouieMacGoo
Categories: flavor, guide, how-to
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For a lot of new homebrewers making their own beer is really the first time that they have ever really thought about the actual taste of beer. When I started I had very little idea where the different flavors were coming from. What is a hoppy taste? What is a malty taste? Why do some beer have the  flavor and smell of pine needles while others were fruity, flowery or citrusy tasting? It really was an eye opener to me when I discovered that different hops, malts and yeasts could impact the flavor of a beer so much and that […]