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Posted in thread: Lambic (BOS, 3rd BOS and Two Golds) on 05-02-2016 at 05:02 PM
Entering my last bottles of 2014 batch in the California State Fair. We will see how they do :)
Posted in thread: Lambic (BOS, 3rd BOS and Two Golds) on 05-02-2016 at 05:01 PM
How stale? I would guess....1/2 to 3/4 oz at 60 min depending on the IBU's. Anything that can
get you at 10 ibus or under.
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Stone Arrogant Bastard on 04-24-2016 at 01:24 AM
So bottled this....and I have to say after 1 week... Its tasty. My wife said "tastes like a
brown IPA." I can pick a roasty, almost coffee note from it. Cidery note from the yeast is very
muted. This ...
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Stone Arrogant Bastard on 04-18-2016 at 04:58 PM
Thers your problem, if you use this yeast, a nice low temp is best.70F Ambient is too high,
meaning you temp is a few degrees warmer, which will throw off all sorts of weird esters and
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Stone Arrogant Bastard on 04-11-2016 at 10:22 PM
Ambient air was 70F. I know the internal temp can be 8-10 degrees higher than ambient. It felt
slightly warm to the touch during fermentation. Have never had any issues with Nottingham or
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Stone Arrogant Bastard on 04-11-2016 at 10:07 PM
So just to update....The beer finished around 1.013 so its about 8.5 %. A bit bigger than AB.
Color is very close as is the bitterness. Very fruity flavor. My one issue was using Safale 04.
If I brew ...
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Stone Arrogant Bastard on 04-04-2016 at 10:33 PM
Just brewed the 845 recipe....as a mini mash, partial boil....Mashed at 149/150 for just under
1 hour. Topped up with 2 gallons of water. Still my OG was high. Brought it down to
1.077.Rehydrated 2 pa...
Posted in thread: Lambic (BOS, 3rd BOS and Two Golds) on 12-19-2015 at 11:06 PM
Down to my last bottle. So this spent 2 months in primary, another year in secondary. Wish I
would have oaked it but oh well. Split the batch. Bottled half straight, the other half primed
with black c...
Posted in thread: Russian River Row 2 Hill 56 Clone on 08-26-2015 at 03:20 PM
I also live in Santa Rosa and have to treat the mash with acid to prevent astringent flavors
caused by having too high a PH. Santa Rosa water is treated with Lye, and is ridiculously
alkali. I've pret...
Posted in thread: How would you enter this beer in a AHA/BJCP Competition?? on 07-19-2015 at 08:14 PM
That is my dilemma because its a quad. What about beer #2Anyone else?