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Posted in thread: Prepping oak for secondary on 05-03-2011 at 08:45 PM
Awesome, I am leaving work now and headed over to to the grill depot close to my house as they
have like 30 types of wood to use :) Ill update with what I go for :)If you are going with raw
wood, you ...
Posted in thread: Prepping oak for secondary on 05-03-2011 at 08:09 PM
Thanks for the feedback gregger...I was just wondering what would end up providing the best
taste and to see if just boiling them will in fact provide any oak flavor to the beer for added
Posted in thread: Great Divide 15th Anniversary DIPA recipe? on 02-11-2010 at 03:31 PM
I am mainly looking for ideas on the hopping schedule and oak blend. The brewery does not give
out ideas. Any help is appreciated.On a related note- if anyone has a Wooden Hell recipe, that
Posted in thread: Surly Bender Clone? on 05-29-2009 at 05:24 PM
Posted in thread: Surly Bender Clone? on 05-28-2009 at 05:47 PM
Anyone have a good recipe for this?Thanks!
Posted in thread: Reusing Yeast Cake on 04-29-2009 at 08:59 PM
I have reused yeast cakes with delicious results. As long as it isn't a super low gravity beer
or from a beer with excessive trub (tons of pellet additions), I don't think you'll have any
Posted in thread: Carbonating/Conditioning with Krausening Wort on 04-17-2009 at 09:37 PM
A subtle distinction perhaps, but IMHO kraeusening is priming with fermenting beer (not
gyle/speise/wort).Many people use the terms interchangeably, but yes, true kraeusening is done
with actively fer...
Posted in thread: Carbonating/Conditioning with Krausening Wort on 04-16-2009 at 04:34 PM
I just thought I'd mention that you can also prime with unfermented wort (i.e. don't add yeast
to it). You just figure the amount you need, pull it from the kettle at the end of the boil,
keep it in a...
Posted in thread: Keg, no fridge, no problem? on 04-10-2009 at 04:38 PM
We had our kegs at ambient temp in the basement for a while (prob 65 degrees). The beer coming
out was great, but lost too much CO2 in the transfer to bottles, causing undercarbonation. But
it was jus...
Posted in thread: New fermentation chamber build on 04-10-2009 at 04:23 PM
An 8,000 or 9,000 btu portable A/c unit would do the trick, right? I have access to either for
a low price, so I am thinking of using them instead of a window unit (that way all the noise is