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Posted in thread: Pirate Strong Ale on 08-13-2014 at 01:27 AM
Yeah, from what everyone else has said, vanilla is the only flavor that doesn't mellow out over
time. This last batch, I omit the vanilla and look forward to it this weekend!
Posted in thread: Pirate Strong Ale on 08-09-2014 at 10:22 PM
Most people just add the chips and reuse the rum, but I think it is just a personal preference,
maybe based on the rum used. I just add the rum because I drink rum and don't want a secondary
Posted in thread: Pirate Strong Ale on 07-09-2014 at 05:18 AM
I just made my first batch of semi-all grain (minus brown sugar)I used 15# of 2 row, 1 lb of
60L crystal, and 4# of brown sugar.I also used 2oz of falconer's flight hops, 1 at 60min and 1
at 20 min.My...
Posted in thread: Need a kegerator or keezer on 07-05-2014 at 01:22 AM
all these keezer posts and replies indirectly answered my question, forget about a kegerator
:)Now I just need to figure out if I want a coffin or collar keezer. Is a coffin keezer, just
the bar back ...
Posted in thread: Need a kegerator or keezer on 07-04-2014 at 09:55 PM
I'm looking for a do-it yourself, but preferably less modification. I'm just looking for any
specific model numbers for friendly units aka, mini fridge sans freezer, or good dimensions
that don't requ...
Posted in thread: Need a kegerator or keezer on 07-04-2014 at 09:37 PM
I have read the stickies and around the forums, and while they are great information, they are
a little dated. Are there any more recent posts that people know of with current models that
can still be...
Posted in thread: Scrooge McDuck's Lucky Ale (Strong Scotch Ale) on 01-21-2014 at 01:19 AM
I have decided to try a Strong Scotch Ale in my new 10 gallon all grain setup. I thought it
might be fun to post what I am going to brew ahead of time. I love Scotch Ales, especially the
very high alc...
Posted in thread: Pirate Strong Ale on 08-14-2013 at 02:31 AM
I add everything. For an overall 5 gallon batch, the few oz of booze is insignificant for
Posted in thread: Pirate Strong Ale on 08-14-2013 at 12:33 AM
I soaked my oak chips the same day as brew day to really soak in well for the
sterilization/wood essence. After 2 weeks of fermenting, I added the pineapple and oak chips.
Very awesome beer. I have a ...
Posted in thread: Pirate Strong Ale on 06-25-2013 at 01:04 AM
One thing I noticed is that I shorted myself on oak chips. I am making 2 batches, and each will
have 2oz of oak chips that have been soaking for a week and a half in sailor jerry, but when
the rum dis...