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Posted in thread: How Rye I Am (Rye Saison) - 2011 - 1st Place Best of Show - HBT Comp on 02-13-2016 at 12:03 PM
I'm getting ready to brew 5 gallons of this tomorrow. Got the starter of 3711 spinning on the
stir plate as I type.I'll be in a similar situation as the OP; it's currently 3ºF where I am at
in Ohio. T...
Posted in thread: Marzen/Octoberfest type beer advice on 08-01-2015 at 10:29 AM
I just made my first oktoberfest yesterday. Actually getting ready to go pitch the yeast this
morning, since I could only cool to around 65f with my coil. My recipe went like this.5.5 Gal
Posted in thread: OFFICIAL Kate the Great Russian Imperial Stout Clone on 06-21-2015 at 11:11 AM
I just brewed this for the second time, two days ago. My mash efficiency was much better then
the first time I made this and hit 1.111 with no dme additions.I used my LHBS O2 setup because
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 06-05-2015 at 05:36 PM
Just brewed 5 gallons. Had a little higher efficiency then normal and hit around 1.043 OG. I
made a starter for the WLP-001 just solely for the fact of keeping a pint manson jar from the
starter for a...
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Terrapin Rye Pale Ale on 05-30-2015 at 01:23 PM
That is surprising that you got down to 1012. That is 80% apparent attenuation with a lower
attenuating yeast and mashing at 154. EricI mashed at 153-154F and pitched a 1.7L starter of
1272 into about...
Posted in thread: Vent-matic Faucets Status? on 05-28-2015 at 04:51 PM
Yeah, i did. I also noticed they didn't have them for sale or a list of distributors. Not sure
if that's because they are still going through legality issues or not. But the guy replied to
me a second...
Posted in thread: Vent-matic Faucets Status? on 05-28-2015 at 10:56 AM
I know this is an older thread but I wanted to share my experience with Chi Company and
Vent-Matics. I purchased 4 "Vent-Matic" faucets from Chi Company in late 2013. I have been
using them since then...
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Terrapin Rye Pale Ale on 05-20-2015 at 06:37 PM
I was looking for a rye pale ale recipe to brew this weekend and I think this may be it. I
might bump up the rye malt though.
Posted in thread: BierMuncher's OktoberFAST Ale (AG) on 09-14-2014 at 10:11 AM
I just brewed this yesterday. I brewed a 5.5 gallon batch and added 10% to the grain bill to
account for my usually crappy and inconsistent mash efficiency (~66-70%). I actually got about
74% instead ...
Posted in thread: OFFICIAL Kate the Great Russian Imperial Stout Clone on 07-14-2014 at 04:19 PM
It takes a few extra days to clear when you rack all the trub but won't hurt anything unless
you have a ton of hops like in an iipa and then you may get a vegetal of flavor from all the
hop matter.I u...