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Posted in thread: How many other Mass brewers are on here ? on 10-29-2014 at 08:25 PM
Hey nice write-up! I'm also in Beverly. Been brewing a couple years now. I finally got off my
arse and linked up with North Shore Brewers club to swap ideas, recipes, beers, etc.We were
members last y...
Posted in thread: Turning 25, can I make a beer that will last 25+ years? on 10-29-2014 at 05:11 AM
Ballantine Burton Ale was aged for up to 20 years in oak. After two minutes of exhaustive
internet research I couldn't find a recipe, but this article has some clues: from my iPad
using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Limited yeast options, should I step or try something else? on 10-24-2014 at 12:07 AM
If you have time to step up the starter that is not a bad idea. If the yeast is four months old
it's not THAT BAD. I have pitched the entire starter wort and all before and never had a
problem. For a ...
Posted in thread: Bissell Brother's The Substance Clone on 10-23-2014 at 11:54 PM
The beer has been in the bottle for ten days. I look forward to putting a bottle in the fridge
this weekend. I entered it in the Best of Boston Homebrew Competition. I'm interested to see
how it does.
Posted in thread: New England Grain Buy Sept 2014 on 10-17-2014 at 01:41 PM
Opening a split for Thomas Fawcett Pearl. 1/4 of a bag would get you enough for a 5 gallon
batch of Heady Topper clone, if anyone is interested.Twist my arm... I'll go on the sheet when
I get home. Th...
Posted in thread: Irish 004 mated with S-05? on 10-17-2014 at 02:12 AM
The yeasts can co-exist, but one may be dominant. MoreBeer has their own blend, a mix of WLP001
and WLP002. The description is quite interesting. for your blend, my semi-educated guess is
you will g...
Posted in thread: Irish Car Bomb Stout - Seeking Recipe Advice on 10-15-2014 at 01:20 AM
I used 1318 for a milk stout and it came out excellent. If you want the base beer to be more
Giunness-like use WLP004 to 1084. Sent from my iPad using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Bissell Brother's The Substance Clone on 10-14-2014 at 01:49 AM
Bottled today, as you can see I couldn't match the attenuation that Bissell Brothers does. Even
adding most of the extract after the boil the color was still noticeably darker. The LHBS may
Posted in thread: Has brewing beer demystified beer for you? on 10-11-2014 at 05:31 PM
For me it has, but I consider that a good thing, like you. I've beer connoisseured since I was
25, now 40 and about to be 41 in January. Been brewing for 4 years also in January. I find that
I don't r...
Posted in thread: This simple recipe for my first BIAB? on 10-08-2014 at 04:02 AM
Try not to be like me obsessing about the temperature, and constantly tinkering with the
stove-top burner, ice cubes, and cold water. Try to set it and forget it. If you're shooting
for 150F, and your...