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Posted in thread: I have chardonnay oak cubes for a recipe on 09-04-2015 at 02:54 AM
I chilled a bottle and popped one open, tonight. Primed perfectly. Healthy nose of the yeast
characteristics. I couldn't taste the hops, really. It was a lot sweeter than I anticipated,
even though it...
Posted in thread: Hidden Gem? on 09-03-2015 at 07:32 PM
Von Trapp brewery in Stowe, VT. They produce some of the finest lager I've enjoyed in the US. A
Helles and Vienna are two phenomenal beers.
Posted in thread: Need Help: Aeration/Oxygenation setup on 09-01-2015 at 12:50 AM
Not if you buy them at home depot or lowes. They sell them in the soldering/welding section.
Posted in thread: 4 Tap Coffin Keezer on 08-25-2015 at 02:12 PM
Very nice. Have any pics of the finished product?
Posted in thread: Alien in my cider on 08-25-2015 at 04:14 AM
Subbed. Looks nasty, but I love the comments.
Posted in thread: Reusing yeast cakes on 08-17-2015 at 11:51 PM
I have never done this. I have seriously thought about it, for the same reasons you are. I ran
this idea by a friend of mine, who operates his own independent brewery in Switzerland. His
advice to me:...
Posted in thread: Don't Do That. on 08-17-2015 at 11:45 PM
Composting grains in August is only an option for those who either have large yards or dislike
their downwind neighbors.Yep. My back yard smells like a garbage dump. I'm pretty sure I've
seen more fli...
Posted in thread: I have chardonnay oak cubes for a recipe on 08-16-2015 at 09:56 PM
I got antsy. I bottled 8 bottles of this today. 10 days in the primary, 3 in secondary on the
oak cubes that I steamed for 15 minutes. The rest was kegged and conditioning at 70 degrees for
the next 3...
Posted in thread: High FG (increased ?!?) on 08-16-2015 at 04:05 PM
How long did you let this ferment in the primary? Did you pitch healthy yeast? Did you take a
measurement of FG after or before you poured your bottling sugar in the bottling bucket?
Posted in thread: I have chardonnay oak cubes for a recipe on 08-12-2015 at 09:33 PM
Well,sounds like you need a rebrew to ageI have another 5 gallons ready to go. Eight 22 oz
bombers and the rest will be kegged. I'm throwing 5 oz of corn sugar at it, so I'll let it
naturally carb up ...