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Posted in thread: The Schooner Homebrew Championship opening August 13th! on 08-06-2012 at 08:44 PM
The Schooner Homebrew Championship, held each year in conjunction with Great Lakes Brew Fest,
remains one of the largest and most successful homebrewing competitions in the country. This
Posted in thread: Help with Oaked Bourbon Porter on 05-09-2012 at 01:31 AM
1stTimer,I have two barrels (5 and 10 gallon rum barrels) and brew for four others (30-50+
gallons, each). What we have found is the barrel seems to strip the body of the beer; not
necessarily from th...
Posted in thread: Greetings from WI! on 12-22-2011 at 12:09 AM
A hearty hello from Racine. And that's a damn fine background to bring to this sport!
Posted in thread: SMaSH Series challenge on 11-08-2011 at 03:25 AM
I've brewed several SMaSH beers so far, with great success; if repeated requests for more is an
indication.I like to base the recipe on an English Pale type beer, for OG and IBU bitterness; I
Posted in thread: Use for 25lbs of Oat Bran? on 10-31-2011 at 02:07 AM
Posted in thread: Wheat Wine the Overlooked style on 09-22-2011 at 11:51 PM
I'd say the recipe is very similar to any barley wine. It had all the BW character we know and
love, with perhaps a touch less caramel flavor - just as Ashman describes.So far I think it has
Posted in thread: Wheat Wine the Overlooked style on 09-21-2011 at 01:49 AM
I've brewed Todd Ashman's recipe from that same book with great success.I brewed it to the high
end of what his recipe is listed at; mine came in at 1.108 - was shooting for 1.110. It
finished at 1.02...
Posted in thread: How about this for a Wee Heavy? on 05-25-2011 at 02:23 AM
My neighbor and I brewed a wee heavy last Black Friday (still in secondary).We used:23 lbs 2.4
oz Golden Promise (2.6 SRM) Grain 99.00 % 3.8 oz Roasted Barley (300.0 SRM) Grain 1.00 % 15.52
Posted in thread: ebay aquarium temp controller build on 05-22-2011 at 01:06 AM
Followed this thread for my build; works like a freaking' charm!Now, I'll finally have
fermentation temperature control that doesn't involve carrying the carboy around the house
looking for the right ...
Posted in thread: How To Build A Hop Spider To Filter Hops From Your Wort on 04-18-2011 at 03:23 AM
Nice works guys, I'm going to have to make one of these!As I can see this being a well used new
piece of kit, I'd like to make it as durable possible, so the SS mesh route is the one for me.I