I ended up picking up another smack pack for my starter because i had to go to the lhbs anyway. By far the most vigorous fermentation I've seen.
As a side note, I still have stains on my kitchen ceiling from this brew. I did pm biab and attempted to squeeze the grains while they sat on a colander over the brew kettle. The colander slipped and plunged 9lb of grain into about 2gal of wort resulting in wort covering the entire kitchen and myself. Luckily i have a very understanding swmbo and she helped me clean the very sticky kitchen. I had to add an extra .5lb of dme to hit my og but i don't think my beer will suffer from this (just my ego).
We're putting this recipe on our brew schedule but it seems that Amarillo is in short supply and out of stock at most distributors. As an alternative, we're planning on using Cascade and Ahtanum. Any comments?
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