Last Activity:03-22-2010 1:00 AM
Posted in thread: Critique? Belgian Saison Partial Mash on 03-22-2010 at 02:33 AM
I would definitely agree with the ferm temp. I even ferment mine up to 90-95...gives great
spice/pepper/phenols. You almost can't ferment this too hot.
Posted in thread: What you need to know about chocolate for brewing on 03-22-2010 at 02:29 AM
I use both nibs and powder in my chocolate beers, and this is how I use it:I mix the powder
with boiled water into a paste and add it to the primary/secondary along with the nibs. From my
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation of Belgian Quad... maybe on 03-22-2010 at 01:00 AM
Only one way to find out.
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation of Belgian Quad... maybe on 03-22-2010 at 12:23 AM
Well...it might be helpful to post your entire recipe. 0.5 pounds of caravienne and carapils
won't cause a beer mashed at 154 to end up at 1.040. Did your fermentation temperature ever dip
way down. I...
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation of Belgian Quad... maybe on 03-21-2010 at 11:19 PM
Well...is it possible that your hydrometer or thermometer are messed up? Otherwise it does seem
that you have a stuck fermentation. What temp are you fermenting at currently? If you're below
70, you c...
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation of Belgian Quad... maybe on 03-21-2010 at 10:34 PM
I made a belgian quad (AG). The OG (adjusted to include the sugar additions) was 1.119. The est
FG (in beersmith) was 1.024. However, I did use 1/2 lb of caravienne and 1/2 lb of cara-pils,
and I've n...
Posted in thread: Today's Brew Day on 03-20-2010 at 07:51 PM
I think in about 8 months to a year from now your going to be sorry you only did 3 gallons!I'll
brew more in a 2-3 months if it turns out well.
Posted in thread: Today's Brew Day on 03-20-2010 at 04:50 PM
Brewing an all grain Imperial Oatmeal Stout.9 # MO1 # Flaked Oats0.75 # 385L Chocolate Malt0.50
# 80L Crystal0.40 # Carafa II0.33 # Black Patent0.33 # 695L Roasted Barley0.25 # 630L Chocolate
Posted in thread: Dry Hop my Beer on 03-17-2010 at 03:10 PM
I'm looking to dry hop 7/8 of a gallon of a Wheat Wine that I brewed about a week ago. It is
11-12% (almost done fermenting and at 11 now) and was bittered with Warrior, and had 15 and KO
Posted in thread: Southern Tier 'Pumking' Imperial Pumpkin Ale on 03-16-2010 at 11:00 PM
When and where do you add the spices?I added them with 5 minutes left to go in the boil.