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  • Posted in thread: Ol' Bitter Bastard (2013 NHC Gold medal) on 01-10-2014 at 03:18 PM
    Well, I've brewed this thing three different ways. I thought that I needed to increase the mash
    temperature because the beer was a little dry. Then I found out that my thermometer was -4 to
    -8 degrees...

  • Posted in thread: Ol' Bitter Bastard (2013 NHC Gold medal) on 11-24-2013 at 02:58 PM
    Congrats on your gold medal! That is a huge accomplishment. One question: in Zymurgy the IBU's
    are estimated at 19.5, but you give one in the 30's. Obviously something in the 30's is more
    appropriate ...

  • Posted in thread: Ol' Bitter Bastard (2013 NHC Gold medal) on 11-16-2013 at 05:10 PM
    This is a damn good beer. I usually don't repeat brews, but this is one that I'll be doing
    again very shortly. For tweaks (because I can't ever brew something the same!), I might try
    increasing the ma...

  • Posted in thread: Ol' Bitter Bastard (2013 NHC Gold medal) on 10-12-2013 at 12:34 PM
    just brewed this a 10 gallon batch today for a my wife and I baby shower.. thanks for the
    reciepeBaby Shower Bitter? Brilliant! Let me know how it turns out. :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Ol' Bitter Bastard (2013 NHC Gold medal) on 10-12-2013 at 12:34 PM
    I brewed this in late July and entered it in 2 recent contests. 3rd place in English Pale Ale
    categrory - 38.0 points1st place in English Pale Ale category - 38.5 points Moved on to Best of
    Show tasti...

  • Posted in thread: Ol' Bitter Bastard (2013 NHC Gold medal) on 09-04-2013 at 10:55 PM
    Hi Pat -- congrats and thanks for sharing!I see you ferment at 67. Do you pitch at 67 or pitch
    low and ramp up?Thanks!I try to pitch at around 65. I don't have the ability to "ramp up" temps
    because I...

  • Posted in thread: Ol' Bitter Bastard (2013 NHC Gold medal) on 08-07-2013 at 12:58 PM
    Well, I'm finally drinking my version of this brew. Due to brewing on a tight timeline and the
    limited bulk grain availability at my local shop, I had to make quite a few substitutions. The
    grain avai...

  • Posted in thread: Ol' Bitter Bastard (2013 NHC Gold medal) on 07-24-2013 at 11:20 PM
    Congrats Patrick!Do you have any experience bottle conditioning with this yeast strain? I've
    had 1968 over-carb and dry out in the bottleThanks!As far as I can recall, I've only kegged
    with this strai...

  • Posted in thread: Ol' Bitter Bastard (2013 NHC Gold medal) on 07-24-2013 at 01:56 PM
    Planning on making a version of this, but challenging myself to work with my ingredients on
    hand, so I will need to make some substitutions. I will post my recipe. Thanks for posting
    this, and congrat...

  • Posted in thread: Ol' Bitter Bastard (2013 NHC Gold medal) on 07-24-2013 at 01:55 PM
    Well, ended up with 1.034 starting gravity with BIAB, so off to a good start. The gravity
    sample tasted good! If all goes well the rest of the way (*knock wood*) should be a tasty
    bitter. Now comes th...

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