New Giveaway - Wort Monster Conical Fermenter!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Black Butte XXI Clone Anyone??




Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-12-2010, 04:06 PM   #31
humann_brewing
More Humann than human
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
humann_brewing's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: the sun
Posts: 15,623
Liked 308 Times on 306 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default

I split a bottle of this with a relative last weekend and at 3 months old this thing still has quite the alcohol warmth to it and needs a lot more aging. The chocolate taste is overboard too, I hope that fades with time. It was still good as a sipping beer but man at 12.6% ABV, that is all it is.



__________________
On tap: #77 Perfect Porter, #78 Mild 1.038 > 1.009, Flanders, RIS, Barleywine
Fermenting: #74 Saison with 3711 #75 Saison with WLP565 + Brett C
Aging: #67 Bareleywine 1.116 11/07/2012, Flanders 2 batches 1.056 and 1.060 12/12/11 and 3/26/12, Smoked Porter 1.063 10/11, pepper RIS 1.088 7/11, Kriek, 1.052 12/11, Berliner Weisse 1.030 9/20/12
humann_brewing is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-12-2010, 05:23 PM   #32
dcp27
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Medford, MA
Posts: 3,947
Liked 111 Times on 107 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by humann_brewing View Post
I split a bottle of this with a relative last weekend and at 3 months old this thing still has quite the alcohol warmth to it and needs a lot more aging. The chocolate taste is overboard too, I hope that fades with time. It was still good as a sipping beer but man at 12.6% ABV, that is all it is.
Humann, besides halving the cocoa nibs and cutting back on the 2-row, is there anything else you'd change with your recipe or do you think it's still too early to tell?

Edit: Any update on yours Eddie now that it's had some time?
__________________
dcp27 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-12-2010, 08:03 PM   #33
humann_brewing
More Humann than human
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
humann_brewing's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: the sun
Posts: 15,623
Liked 308 Times on 306 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dcp27 View Post
Humann, besides halving the cocoa nibs and cutting back on the 2-row, is there anything else you'd change with your recipe or do you think it's still too early to tell?

Edit: Any update on yours Eddie now that it's had some time?
Yes, instead of just dumping the cocoa in at the end of the boil, the brewer said that he sprinkled it in during the last 15 minutes of the boil. I think those are the only differences. Also I used the majority of a yeast cake but was from a high gravity brew and I think that hindered the performance of the yeast because I pitched some Nottingham when it was about 1040.
__________________
On tap: #77 Perfect Porter, #78 Mild 1.038 > 1.009, Flanders, RIS, Barleywine
Fermenting: #74 Saison with 3711 #75 Saison with WLP565 + Brett C
Aging: #67 Bareleywine 1.116 11/07/2012, Flanders 2 batches 1.056 and 1.060 12/12/11 and 3/26/12, Smoked Porter 1.063 10/11, pepper RIS 1.088 7/11, Kriek, 1.052 12/11, Berliner Weisse 1.030 9/20/12
humann_brewing is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Clone of the Black Butte Porter BrewBeemer Recipes/Ingredients 12 09-23-2012 04:51 PM
Deschutes black butte porter clone avibayer Recipes/Ingredients 8 09-17-2010 03:25 AM
Black Butte Porter clone with a twist humann_brewing Recipes/Ingredients 2 12-15-2008 03:56 PM
Black Butte Clone Willy Boner Recipes/Ingredients 0 11-15-2008 07:25 PM
Black Butte Porter clone AleHole Recipes/Ingredients 0 01-13-2007 08:44 AM