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Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 08-27-2014 at 07:53 PM
I tried one after only a few weeks in bottles and did not taste any heat from alcohol.I am
seeing conflicting responses and that is probably due to the variables that go along with
brewing but I can't...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 08-26-2014 at 06:14 PM
I sampled this after a week in the primary and it is very good. I am getting that hotness of
alcohol but I know that will die down over time. Anyone have a good idea of when that burn
starts to fade?
Posted in thread: 2014 Hop garden photo thread on 08-15-2014 at 07:54 PM
First year hop grower here and I have cones forming but when should I start to get that hop
aroma? Do the cones need to fully develop or would I smell something while they are forming?
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 08-12-2014 at 02:58 PM
I brewed up this recipe on Sunday with a few variations due to missing my OG but everything
else was almost spot on after adding in some DME. I was planning on having a huge blow off with
this batch b...
Posted in thread: Initial Mash Temp While Adding Grain on 08-10-2014 at 07:29 PM
I have been getting good attenuation and the reason I usually go higher than I should with the
strike water is because I have gotten burned before with coming in low on my mash temps. I
really don't b...
Posted in thread: Initial Mash Temp While Adding Grain on 08-10-2014 at 03:51 PM
I have been brewing for years and have always had issues hitting my target mash temp without
going above what the Beersmith infusion tool tells me to do and then stirring or adding cold
water to get i...
Posted in thread: Three Floyds Zombie Dust Clone on 07-07-2014 at 07:01 PM
I just kegged this and began the dry hopping so I took a sample and WOW this is probably the
best beer I have had directly from the fermenter, and I have made a lot of beer in the past few
years. I ca...
Posted in thread: American Wheat Beer - 2nd place Best of show - 2011 HBT BJCP competition on 06-25-2014 at 03:47 PM
How much lactose did you use for what vol? I would definitely see a benefit of adding it in a
small quantities.I don't remember exactly how much but I started off small and tasted it as I
added it. It...
Posted in thread: American Wheat Beer - 2nd place Best of show - 2011 HBT BJCP competition on 06-25-2014 at 03:17 PM
Popped "a few" bottles of this over the weekend it is very drinkable and a great summer beer.
4lbs of strawberries in 3gal was probably a little much and I'd cut back to 3lbs if I made it
again. The s...
Posted in thread: Denny Conn's Wry Smile Rye IPA on 06-13-2014 at 02:45 PM
Dry hopping in the keg is going to take you a lot longer to extract the aroma, due to the cold.
I think a couple weeks in the keg is a minimum.Great point, maybe I will split the difference
and keg it...