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Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 08-09-2016 at 09:04 PM
Posted in thread: Kottbusser - A style deserving of revival! on 01-08-2016 at 07:58 PM
Could very well be. Really hard for any of us to know or not be influenced, lacking a true
historical sample. My guide at this point is making something I enjoy drinking. The master
judge had an comme...
Posted in thread: Kottbusser - A style deserving of revival! on 01-08-2016 at 06:22 PM
You could be correct, but I provided a fairly detailed description along with the traditional
components of the style (Lower IBUs, pils/oat/wheat with honey+molasses and Kolsch yeast).
Looking at my s...
Posted in thread: Kottbusser - A style deserving of revival! on 01-08-2016 at 05:34 PM
Entered under Category 27: Historical Beer. I had a Gose I entered as well that could have fit
there, but it was one beer per brewer per category, so the Gose went under 28B (mixed
Posted in thread: Kottbusser - A style deserving of revival! on 01-08-2016 at 05:08 PM
I have not gotten any sour/tart characteristics in the three batches I have brewed. The
modification I will make to my next batch is increasing the hopping a bit based on some
feedback from entering t...
Posted in thread: Secondary Fermentations on 12-18-2015 at 10:08 PM
Ok. That makes a lot more sense then. I was a decimal place off. Reading comprehension issues
strike again.I took your original post as you were using sugar + water exclusively to boost
Posted in thread: Secondary Fermentations on 12-18-2015 at 09:13 PM
I don't. I have a few questions to better understand what you are trying to accomplish, if you
don't mind.Are you fermenting in a 5 gallon carboy? If so, you could ferment in either a 6/6.5
Posted in thread: Is Your Christmas Brew Done On Time? on 12-18-2015 at 02:47 PM
Kegged and carbed my 7 month old RIS that aged with a Port wine soaked oak spiral a few weeks
ago. It should hang in there long enough for Christmas.
Posted in thread: Soft Parade Clone - Considering For Wife on 12-17-2015 at 08:57 PM
From Shorts? Joe does a lot of out there things. Just looking at the description it certainly
is not on the beginner end of the scale. You would be looking to probably home toasting flaked
rye in the ...
Posted in thread: What is your Holiday Beer? on 12-17-2015 at 08:39 PM
Kate the Great inspired RIS. I brewed in 7 months ago and it spent half the time with a
port-soaked oak spiral. Not sure I would call it a holiday brew, but I brewed it with the
intent of it being rea...