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  • Posted in thread: Rochefort 8 clone (as close as you can get)! on 07-06-2014 at 02:23 AM
    Racked to the secondary on Friday. Gravity was a bit lower than expected at 1.010. The sample
    tasted a bit boozy but the character is definitely there under it. Hoping that a bit of aging
    will mellow ...

  • Posted in thread: FastRack - FastFerment Giveaway - Open to all! on 07-06-2014 at 02:20 AM
    In. Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Brewing Delicate Belgians on 06-25-2014 at 01:13 PM
    As sptaylor stated over-pitching or under-pitching will change the ester profile and will help
    "balance" the beer. I tend to over-pitch my pales and under-pitch my darks and I usually get
    what I am lo...

  • Posted in thread: Heavy Toast Oak Powder --- Need Advice! on 06-15-2014 at 02:41 AM
    As your OG was a bit low, I would cut back on the oak a bit, unless you really like the oaky,
    vanilla flavor that oak brings.I haven't used powder, but I have used chunks and chips when
    aging differen...

  • Posted in thread: Rochefort 8 clone (as close as you can get)! on 06-14-2014 at 01:35 PM
    I forgot to add that I hit my OG perfectly.It is bubbling away nicely now.

  • Posted in thread: Rochefort 8 clone (as close as you can get)! on 06-14-2014 at 01:37 AM
    Brewed this one tonight with a few changes based on the comments from this thread. Here is my
    recipe:Yeast: Belgian Abbey ll (Wyeast #1762)Yeast Starter: Yes, 2L made from yeast harvested
    from the las...

  • Posted in thread: Award Winning Dubbel XL (40th batch) on 01-18-2014 at 10:14 PM
    What do you think about using 2-row or MO instead of the belgian pils? Will it be
    detrimental?It will change the flavor a bit. MO will make it more "bready" and straight 2-row
    will probably result in ...

  • Posted in thread: Award Winning Dubbel XL (40th batch) on 10-27-2013 at 01:56 AM
    Just brewed this for the first time.I buy my Base grains (2-Row and Maris Otter) in bulk so I
    substituted 2.5 lbs of each for 5 lbs of Pilsner malt.I also got much better efficiency (81.2%
    by BeerSmit...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hop Socks (bags) available at wilserbrewer on 07-19-2013 at 02:30 AM
    Mine came in a couple of days ago, but I have been on a business trip, so I just got to open
    the package today.Bigger than I expected for a dry-hop bag. You could easily fit 4 oz of
    pellets in one bag...

  • Posted in thread: Stainless Steel Bottles and Growlers.. on 07-12-2013 at 02:28 AM
    I have one of the 7 gallon carboys and I can say it is definitely my favorite.Extremely easy to
    move around and clean.

Primary: 8 Gauge (Rochefort 8 clone) Secondary: The Last Shot (Belgian Trippel) Bottled: Shotgunner (Baltic Porter) Black Powder Lager (Schwarzbier) Maide Leisg (Scotch Ale) - Almost GONE! Mons Meg Ale (Blonde Ale aged with Scotch soaked oak chips) - Almost GONE! Kegged: Slam Fire (Imperial DIPA) High Wall (Doppelbock)