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  • Posted in thread: Tart of Darkness on 09-17-2014 at 04:01 PM
    a year in a 5 gallon (AKA small) barrel is probably too long unless you wax it. that's a lot of
    oxygen intake.I bottled my ToD clone the other day. It had been in an unwaxed five gallon
    barrel for nin...

  • Posted in thread: No-Chill and Whiskey Barrel on 09-16-2014 at 04:19 PM
    Thanks for the update. I hate getting to the bottom of a thread, and asking myself, "wonder how
    that turned out?"Me too! That's why I kept this updated and will continue to do so.

  • Posted in thread: No-Chill and Whiskey Barrel on 09-16-2014 at 12:22 AM
    9 month update.I bottled the beer the other day as I'm moving and would rather move a box of
    bottles than have a barrel sloshing around in the back of the moving truck. Everything seems to
    be going no...

  • Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Supply on 07-01-2014 at 11:43 PM
    Thumbs down for AHB. :mad:I've ordered from AHB over 50 times since 2008. Never had a problem
    until this week, and it really wouldn't have been a problem if their customer service people
    weren't inept...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for bucket fermenters with larger lid holes on 07-01-2014 at 02:00 AM
    Last year I ordered a bucket from AHB and it had a large hole on the lid for a bucket. It was
    perfect for taking wine thief samples without going through the finger-breaking hassle of
    opening the lid....

  • Posted in thread: Tart of Darkness on 06-30-2014 at 04:04 PM
    I have a ToD clone started about a month after you. It's been aging in a whiskey barrel the
    whole time and had roselaire, ToD dregs, and also some JP dregs. I'm sitting at 1.014, but mine
    has been kep...

  • Posted in thread: WLP 565 Saison Experience... Again on 06-29-2014 at 04:30 PM
    I just brewed a saison last week with 565.8.00 lb Pilsner (2 Row) Bel (2.0 SRM) 1.00 lb Wheat
    Malt, Bel (2.0 SRM) 0.50 lb Acid Malt (3.0 SRM) 0.50 lb Rye Malt (4.7 SRM) 0.75 oz Sorachi Ace
    [11.10 %] (...

  • Posted in thread: One (belgian) yeast to brew them all on 06-24-2014 at 12:39 AM
    If I had to pick one, I'd say Wyeast 3522 Belgian Ardennes. This is what I'd go with.

  • Posted in thread: No-Chill and Whiskey Barrel on 06-19-2014 at 01:24 PM
    An update at the 6 month mark. Everything seems to have worked out fine. No problems with
    chilling in the barrel overnight. I initially pitched Roselare, but have dumped some various
    bottle dregs in t...

  • Posted in thread: Fermcap Fail... on 05-30-2014 at 12:32 PM
    I figured I would add 5 drops to my primary]You need to at least double that amount for future
    brews. I've had some larger krausens using fermcaps, but never had a blow-off when things
    really get goin...