OK, not specifically about beer, though he is holding one.
Or… are they making Budweiser?
Reviewed by Ken Carman
Announcing the 14th Annual Music City Brew Off
October 9th and 10th
‘New Place – New Face’ for 2009
Continue reading “Club Update: Escambia Bay Brewers”
This week The Professor introduces a new writer here at the beer section of LTS. Tom is a homebrewer, lives in Southern California and has tried over 200 beers.
Reviewed by Tom Becham
John Palmer will be speaking at the competition run by Music City Brewers in October. Here’s another quote…
“Some brewing books advocate the addition of brewing salts to the brewpot to imitate the water of a famous brewing region, like the Burton region of Britain. While some salts can be added to extract-based brews to improve the flavor profile, salts are more properly used to adjust the pH of the mash for all-grain brewing. Water chemistry is fairly complex and adding salts is usually not necessary for extract brewing. Most municipal water is fine for brewing with extract and does not need adjustment. So, if you are brewing from an extract recipe that calls for the addition of gypsum or Burton salts, do not add it. The proper amount of a salt to add to your water depends on the mineral amounts already present and the brewer who published the recipe probably had entirely different water than you do. You may end up ruining the taste of the beer by adding too much. Just leave it out; you probably won’t miss it.”
A note from Professor Good Ales: Because of content this post has also been posted elsewhere at LTS.
Written by Ye Olde Scribe
(Scribe is simply providing a convenient pun and admits to having never tasted Duff, which apparently is a real product inspired by the fictional Duff. But he does dedicate this column to Duffman style politics being practiced in the White House on the day this was posted.)
Scribe longs for an Arrogant Bastard President. No, not Saint Junior, may he rest in peace.
Not dead yet?
After choking on a pretzel and the transportation device accident, Scribe is surprised. Well… enough of that SEGWAY.
No, Scribe is referring to an actual beer made by Stone Brewing.
Continue reading “Ye Olde Scribe Presents: Navigating Tasteless Presidential Beer”