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Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 05-11-2013 at 04:11 PM
Looking for a little input on how to proceed with my Heady Topper inspired brew. I was looking
for a big DIPA with a dank tropical fruit profile for a rum barrel IPA experiment. I have a 5
gallon oak ...
Posted in thread: Coconut Porter on 02-21-2013 at 12:00 PM
Same here. 2 lbs for 5 gallons (.5 to the mash, .5 to the boil, 1 in secondary) yields a very
subtle coconut flavor. What it did accomplish wonderfully, is what I'm describing as a coconut
Posted in thread: Coconut Porter on 01-08-2013 at 02:22 AM
Well, I just did a 5 gallon partial mash of a version of this beer yesterday. I tweaked it a
bit to make it an imperial porter, and have/will add additional ingredients, but here's what I
Posted in thread: Sodium Metabisulfite Question on 01-08-2013 at 02:10 AM
Thanks for the responses guys. I did some more research and eventually went ahead and added it
to the mash and boil and lo and behold less than 24 hours in the fermentor there is significant
Posted in thread: Sodium Metabisulfite Question on 01-06-2013 at 05:14 PM
This may be a silly question, but I'm a bit nervous. I am doing a coconut porter and plan to
add toasted coconut to the mash, boil, and secondary. I am getting ready to toast the coconut
and see my wi...
Posted in thread: Use of orange peel...how much is too much? on 11-07-2012 at 10:29 PM
...zested into secondary? added at flameout?Yep .... into the secondary.Okay, my wife just
corrected me. She actually did the zesting. She reminded it was difficult to zest clementines,
so she had to ...
Posted in thread: Use of orange peel...how much is too much? on 11-07-2012 at 03:22 AM
I zested 5 clementine oranges which came to about a 1/2 cup into a cream ale. It was like crack
at a summer camping outing. There was not one person who tasted it who didn't say "damn that's
Posted in thread: Southern Tier Pumking Clone?? on 11-07-2012 at 02:30 AM
Just reporting out on my partial mash version. After approximately 3 weeks in the the
fermenters (this was a violent fermentation that demanded a blow off tube) it went into a brand
new 5 gallon oak b...
Posted in thread: Southern Tier Pumking Clone?? on 09-26-2012 at 01:09 AM
Brewed a partial mash version of this on Sunday using Cannondale's recipe with 10 lbs
Alexanders pale malt extract in place of the 2 row. Did 3 lbs of Libby's canned pumpkin coated
in orange blossom h...
Posted in thread: Curing Oak barrel with bourbon on 09-13-2012 at 03:45 AM
I'm thinking about buying a 5 gallon oak barrel but really want a bourbon barrel. Is it
possible/effective to cure a new oak barrel with let's say a 1.75 l bottle of Knob Creek?