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Crescent Crawl

Name: NOLA Date: Feb 21, 2010 6:01 pm Distance: 3.86 miles Elapsed Time: 40:08.1 Avg Speed: 5.8 mph Max Speed: 12.0 mph Avg Pace: 10′ 24″ per mile Min Altitude: 33 ft Max Altitude: 108 ft

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Rock Us, Bacchus

Je vais voyager en Nouvelle-Orléans de ce soir à mercredi. Laissez les bons temps rouler!

Yeast Pitching Rate Experiment

Most homebrewers, once they get seriously involved in the hobby, will make starters for their beers. While the commercial yeast products are advertised as being “pitchable”, their cells counts don’t allow brewers to inoculate a 5-gallon batch of ale at the industry standard rate of about 0.75 billion/L-°P. And the true cell counts may be […]

How I Spend My Time at Work

I really don’t know what all the fuss is about graphic design. This was super easy and hardly looks like crap at all. (It’s also an awesome example of your tax dollars at work.)

This gag would work a lot better if it was an actual pizza.


Yeast Starters Redux

As a quick follow-up to my starter aeration experiments, I made up a DME starter for comparison purposes. As would be expected, it produced substantially more yeast than the sugar starters. So if nothing else, don’t take the cell counts estimated in the original tests to be accurate for beer – something I probably should […]

Charles Fleischer is Crazy

This is either insightful or dumb, depending on your state of mind. Either way, it’s hilarious, and the kind of thing Dan Brown would write if he had a working adult vocabulary.



Suck it, everyone who hasn’t lost 10% of their body weight.

Being unemployed is pretty much cheating.