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  • Posted in thread: Maple sap on 04-06-2014 at 04:13 AM
    Sap was flowing like crazy this year, so another batch of maple sap beer is in the fermenter. I
    went with a "regular" English mild for this year (as opposed to the dark strong English mild I
    brewed la...

  • Posted in thread: Abscission Ale (Tumbler clone) on 03-29-2014 at 03:25 AM
    That's a beautiful beer and a really nice photograph. Looks like homebrewing is not your only
    hobby. I'm gonna have to add this one to the schedule.Thanks! This is a really nice beer. And
    yes, before ...

  • Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 03-22-2014 at 01:45 PM
    It can do. The quantity in the vial is significantly lower than other White Labs strains, so if
    you're pitching it into a normal sized starter it may take longer to show signs of activity.
    Also, per C...

  • Posted in thread: Wine Yeast + Brett in beer on 02-19-2014 at 08:56 PM
    Just to be clear, there was no Brett added to this particular batch?

  • Posted in thread: Burnt caramel/sugar on 02-16-2014 at 07:54 PM
    I did it with an attempt at a creme brulee stout clone. I caramelized .5 lb in a 2.5 gal batch.
    Then only issues I had were transferring it to the brew kettle, it got very sticky and thick. I
    ended up...

  • Posted in thread: Burnt caramel/sugar on 02-16-2014 at 02:23 PM
    Has anyone ever used burnt caramel/sugar in a recipe? I have plans to make a big RIS and want
    to include some homemade caramel sugar (links to images of what I am referring to). I purposely

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 02-12-2014 at 08:15 PM

  • Posted in thread: Homebrewing Blog on 02-12-2014 at 12:48 PM
    Jlem - I like your Beer Log, is that a plugin for the site or did you just design a table that
    you keep adding to? It's very organized and helpful!Thanks. It's actually just a basic table
    that I keep ...

  • Posted in thread: Wine Yeast + Brett in beer on 02-03-2014 at 11:23 PM
    .... I can also see why people say 1116 wine yeast has a peachy flavor, it's definitely
    present. Well, there's your sulfur. The aroma/flavor of stone fruits like peaches and apricots
    are actually sulf...

  • Posted in thread: Trappist ale from Massachusetts on 01-29-2014 at 08:01 PM
    Fwiw, I picked up a 4-pack the other day at a local beer shop. Pretty pricey - $16.I'm not a
    Belgian beer connosieur, but I like this beer. My first thought that it was similar to Chimay
    Cinq Cents (w...

January 22, 2014  •  04:58 PM
I have 7 pounds of Light Malt Extract and would like to use it up on a test batch for you ALT Beer.
I have grains to do a partial mash how about giving me a tip
on doing up a batch,I can go with a 5 or 10 gallon batch .