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Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 06-19-2012 at 06:42 PM
I cracked both picnic taps I had on my kegs trying this. Just picked up a new one, is there a
way you guys are getting the racking cane in without cracking the plastic? I dont want to break
Posted in thread: NorthernBrewer Bourbon Barrel Porter on 05-09-2012 at 05:18 AM
So now having been kegged a couple weeks give or take, I bottled a few and brought them on a
fishing trip with me. Upon finishing the first bottle, I immediately regret not bringing
another batch of b...
Posted in thread: NorthernBrewer Bourbon Barrel Porter on 05-01-2012 at 10:56 PM
So I just kegged this on sunday, hooked up to the CO2 to start carbing, and took a sample today
just to see where its at. HOLY OAK. I think a week on oak for the bourbon, and then a week on
oak for th...
Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 04-23-2012 at 03:04 AM
Thanks for the quick reply r2eng. I brewed the NB bourbon barrel porter, and I wanted to keg
and force carbonate, and then bottle about half for aging. I'll just keep in mind ensuring I
cap on foam.
Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 04-23-2012 at 02:30 AM
Has anyone used this to age a beer, say between 6-12 months? As long as your process was
correct I would expect you would retain all the CO2 that was initially in the bottle and it
would be able to si...
Posted in thread: NorthernBrewer Bourbon Barrel Porter on 04-14-2012 at 12:50 AM
Brewed this on 3/29. O.G. was right on at 1.065 and just took a hydro reading today and its at
1.020. I had planned on letting the oak chips sit in MM for between 24-48 hours as per the
Posted in thread: 3rd batch, 1st starter on 03-15-2012 at 01:10 PM
I used safale us-05 ale yeast, OG was right on at 1.043. Lesson learned, but I just wanted to
try out making the starter before I brewed my next beer, which calls for secondary and starter.
Posted in thread: 3rd batch, 1st starter on 03-15-2012 at 04:18 AM
Annnd I used dry yeast. Brewing NB American wheat, (extract) and while it doesn't call for a
starter, I figured I'd try it out since its a pretty simple kit to brew. I was looking up an
answer for ano...
Posted in thread: Northern Brewer Bourbon Barrel Porter on 03-11-2012 at 03:01 AM
I just ordered the extract kit, and just had a couple questions for those that have brewed
this.I see a lot of guys say that they added more bourbon than called for in the recipe. Does
anyone have a r...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2011? on 12-29-2011 at 04:26 AM
+5 Blonde ale+5 Dead ringer IPA= 46862