Hey guys. I have been brewed a few batches of beer now, all have been different styles of ales. I have had an odd occurrence with a few of them. There has been an odd after taste, sort of like plastic. It has not been present in all of my batches which makes it more strange. I am doing small batches in food grade plastic buckets; but I am told that that wont cause the off taste. Have any of you experienced this; or know what could be causing it? See More
"I have a recipe you might like. Its at home though I'll try to remember to get it at lunch. I have had great success with it. In fact, we had some last night that I had frozen from my last batch and it was almost as good as fresh out the oven…"
Good afternoon gents!I don't currently have the ability nor the confidence to make furniture yet. So my wife and I did the next best thing for our new furniture. We bought all American made from American made materials, a 5 piece bedroom set, a kitchen hutch, and a beautiful French country style computer desk. The wood is all maple and unfinished. I am getting ready to start finishing these over the next couple weeks, but I wanted to come you y'all for any tips you may have. I've stained…See More
Hey gents! I have been making my own bread now for a couple of years and I just can't get the loaf to taste like the bakery bread. It always tastes like it comes from the bread machine ( I don't even have one!!) I have tried a sourdough starter and other types of yeast strains; I use bread flour; ive tried different types of fats and oils; I have hand kneaded and used my wife's kitchen aide... all to no avail. Don't get me wrong the bread tastes good. It just isn't like the bakery...I hate…See More
A place for all the bakers out there. Come to discuss breads and the art of baking, e.g. things that have worked out or things that you just can't get to work. Open to the beginner and the artisan and everyone in between!
"Convict Conditioning!! I would seriously consider checking this book out! I have been doing this method of exercises now for over a year, and I am excelling more than I ever have a muscle building, strength, and fat loss. I try…"
It's just seems natural that Art of Manliness should have a barbershop group. My intent of this group is to gather and share general thoughts and experiences concerning barbershops. Anything from a good barbershop that you have found to pictures and stories of shops you have visited to discussing anything barbershop. See More
"Nothing like feeling the fresh tilled earth in your hands and watching the fruits of your labors grow almost daily. Nothing like not having to go to the grocery store to buy fresh fruits and vegetables for your family. Manliness=Creating…"
"Fantasy Football, fishing, camping, deer hunting, pretending I can fix the old plumbing in my house before finally giving up and calling a plumber.
That last one might not be a "hobby" but it does occupy a lot of my time."
A little background...I am not normally a decent dresser. I've been a jeans and t-shirt guy most of my life, and have only recently started wearing dress shirt, slacks, and ties to work as our new CEO has different expectations of his management team.In fact, the shoes I am wearing right now are the first shoes I have ever paid more than $25 for in my life.So, I don't have a lot of experience in selecting a good wardrobe. I am also not a wealthy man and have to shop for deals. A lot of my…See More