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Posted in thread: Dark Night of the Soul Russian Imperial Stout on 08-03-2014 at 03:22 PM
OK, I did finally get it down to 1.020. The bourbon soaked oak chip version of this is
delicious! It did take about 10-12 months of sitting for this beer to smooth out a bit. I can't
wait to see what ...
Posted in thread: yeast bay vermont ale review on 08-02-2014 at 02:40 PM
I just did a 20 gallon batch of Heady clone last weekend and ended up with an OG of 1.082,
which was slightly higher than I wanted. My mash ended up being too efficient. :-) I brewed on
a Saturday, an...
Posted in thread: DFH 120 minute clone on 01-31-2014 at 05:18 PM
OK, so I ended up using EC-1118 since it was all simple sugars. In the end, I ended up adding
roughly 4 gallons of water throughout the process to get the gravity from 1.077 down to 1.040.
The main ac...
Posted in thread: DFH 120 minute clone on 01-07-2014 at 03:02 AM
Yes it was stepped up. First a gallon, then 3, then 5. I concur with the 3 gallons of yeast
when I emptied the conical. Here's where I'm at.I tried pitching the rehydrated EC-1118 on a
gallon of the b...
Posted in thread: DFH 120 minute clone on 01-03-2014 at 10:09 PM
I have a few things to try yet. Here is what I'm going to do.1. Take a 1 gallon glass jug and
fill it 3/4 full with what I have that is 1.0702. Pitch a freshly hydrated packet of EC-1118,
and see what...
Posted in thread: DFH 120 minute clone on 01-03-2014 at 02:18 PM
No, it is not from unfermentables. I've seen the gravity as low as 1.030 before adding any
sugar at all.
Posted in thread: DFH 120 minute clone on 01-03-2014 at 03:35 AM
OK, so this has been such a long journey for me. I did a 15 gallon batch. ....long story
shortThe batch is stuck @ 1.070O.G. with all of the sugar calculations is 1.177I have tried
pitching a 6 gallon...
Posted in thread: Dark Night of the Soul Russian Imperial Stout on 12-13-2013 at 09:20 PM
Here's what I did for tweaking the recipe:Brewed on: August 31st, 2013Yeast: WLP090, then
WLP099Yeast Starter: HUGE – 3 vial stepped up 3 times to 1 gallon, then 3 gallon, then 6
gallonBatch Size (Gal...