I had a arty keg of Warsteiner this weekend and had carbonation and head issues through out, if I had followed SiouxerBrewer’s instructions and built this dispenser I would have been good to go.
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The Brewsite shares a good intro to what ingredients the homebrewer can use when developing a gluten free recipe. IN addition to the obvious (Sorghum) they provide a list of specialty grains that are good to go:
- Montina (Indian rice grass)
- Rice (white/brown)
- Wild rice
As an added bonus someone in the comments section linked to a facebook group dedicated to gluten free hombrewing.
Ralegg shares his instructable of building a blow hose airlock hybrid for brewing. This would work great if you expect vigorous fermentation or use a smaller fermenter so need a blow off hose, but have pets, so you need the security and stability of a standard airlock.
In a case of what can best be described as Double Reverse Sexism an Australian woman had her beer rejected from a homebrew contest because it was Bruces Only. How is this a result of reverse sexism, and how then doubled? For the last 97 years the Lake Haye’s A&P show had been heavy with female entries in their standard event like baking and top produce feeling this was (reverse) sexist they decided to add something for the boys. Thus they added a homebrew event for gents only – like a biazzaro title 9 event.
This year the aptly named Rachel Beer attempted to enter Beer’s Beer but was told to bottle up those hopes until next year, now people are frothing over about the sexism she has been the victim of. Although the organizers have announced they will be adding a a mixed-sex category they would not change the rules for this year. Not to worry, the Australian Human Rights Commission has declared that the contest is not in violation of the Human Rights Act.
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