Last Activity:11-16-2013 1:33 PM
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Posted in thread: Oskar Blues Old Chub clone from BYO on 04-14-2013 at 09:26 PM
What fermentation temperature are you guys going for on this one? Looks like a pretty solid
scotch ale even if it wasn't Old Chub.
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 03-04-2013 at 08:33 PM
I used mcCormick extract - I'm a purist to, but I think this extract is mostly natural. It did
work well in the mix, but I wouldn't be afraid to use more extract as opposed to less, flavor
did get a l...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 03-04-2013 at 07:14 PM
I will say I bought a bottle of cinnamon oil from Olive Nation and added a drop or two to a
bottle and it was amazing. I make my own cinnamon extract using a jar packed full of Ceylon
cinnamon and top...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 03-04-2013 at 05:52 AM
Well, my first batch of this is almost gone and I have been asked by several people to make
more of it, so I'm calling it a success! Can't wait to get some more juice and get a second
batch of this go...
Posted in thread: Kettle question. on 03-04-2013 at 02:57 AM
Ok, so I have a chance to get a 20 gal Blichmann Boilermaker kettle. I do 5 gal partial mash
(will make the move to all grain when I can). I was wondering if this was too big a kettle to
do full boil ...
Posted in thread: Easy Chimay Blue clone on 12-13-2012 at 10:32 PM
I took this to a family function last night. It was a HUGE success! I took 4 bombers and
brought 1 home, everyone said they would have drank more if they didn't have to drive. Everyone
loved it though...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 11-16-2012 at 09:27 PM
hi, I was wondering why you rack into a 5 gallon carboy only to rack again into a bottling
bucket? Is this to reduce sediment? Or could you just rack into a bottling bucket if you are
going to carbona...
Posted in thread: Easy Chimay Blue clone on 11-13-2012 at 05:20 AM
I've brewed two version of this and get no hop forward taste at all. Did you follow the
schedule or experiment a bit? I wouldn't call this a hoppy beer at all.I don't think it was hop
bitterness. The ...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 11-12-2012 at 12:00 AM
Well, all went to plan and I am pasteurizing as I type this. This turned out great! I might use
some vanilla next time around. The caramel is not really as pronounced as I thought it would
be. I might...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 11-10-2012 at 10:46 PM
Or he could...1: Coldcrash the bottles for about a day2: Pry the tops off carefully3: Recap
with new bottlecaps4: let the bottles get to room temp for about a day5: Stove Top
PasteurizeThis is also wh...