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Posted in thread: Oaking an Imperial Stout on 06-25-2014 at 03:20 AM
Actually I'm glad you did. I meant to come back and post about that. It has been one of the
best beers I have ever made. It has about the perfect amount of oak. In fact I am making
another batch with ...
Posted in thread: National Homebrewer's Conference - HomeBrewTalk Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-12-2014 at 10:31 PM
Other than the survey I just finished I'll be writing preliminary academic papers and with any
luck brewing a barley wine.
Posted in thread: Fruit fermentation question on 05-20-2014 at 01:02 AM
I'm not a lot of help here but I've left the skin on blueberries, raspberries, grapes, and
strawberries with no problems. I know apple seeds have cyanide but I'm not sure you can get
enough to leech o...
Posted in thread: Newborn Beer on 05-19-2014 at 12:14 AM
I'm not the most experienced brewer but I'd recommend a mead, maybe a wine, but September is
awfully quick to try to get a wine. I think 21 years is too long for a barelywine or even a
Belgian (St Ber...
Posted in thread: Big Beer two yeast strains on 05-02-2014 at 03:21 AM
I'll be sure to keep the temp down
Posted in thread: Big Beer two yeast strains on 04-29-2014 at 02:34 AM
I think I like the idea of switching the English strain to 1318 or 1968. I hadn't thought about
splitting the batch, I'm not sure I'll have the capacity for it at the time but I may try that
Posted in thread: Does this look like a healthy beer ? on 04-28-2014 at 06:04 PM
Posted in thread: Big Beer two yeast strains on 04-28-2014 at 01:37 AM
I am planning on making my first barley wine before too long. I am planning on using two
strains of yeast. I am hoping that this will add complexity of flavor as well as get better
attenuation. I am p...
Posted in thread: Single stage or two stage fermentation on 04-28-2014 at 12:56 AM
I virtually always transfer to a secondary. I know it doesn't really do much with my lower
gravity beers but I feel like I'm accounting for my lack of temp control. I have bottled with
no secondary wi...
Posted in thread: Does this look like a healthy beer ? on 04-28-2014 at 12:35 AM
A pic would help :)