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Posted in thread: Barleywine FG Bottling question on 03-04-2013 at 06:45 PM
Ok, so I have a barleywine OG 1.115 that seems to have petered out after being pitched directly
on a cake of WLP007 at 1.033 after 3 weeks. Apparent attenuation of 71%A little higher FG than
I was hop...
Posted in thread: Wild Rice and Wild Hops APA on 02-26-2013 at 09:43 PM
Well, I for one am not a fan of Wild Rice in a beer.I agree with skibb. The flavor to me is not
so much nutty as it is earthy like sucking on tree bark or something? Not offensive, but not
Posted in thread: WLP007 Banana Aroma and Fermentation Question on 02-13-2013 at 07:50 PM
A furious fermentation (even without kraussen or blowing off can raise the temperature of the
fermenting beer by 6 degrees or more on a bigger beer. I'm guessing the 65 pitch temp was of
the wort, but...
Posted in thread: Barleywine SMaSH AG on 02-01-2013 at 06:28 PM
I've done a lot on MO recipies in the past and I feel like I have a good handle on that flavor
(that I love). I thought I'd see what Munich does in a large beer. I also want to see about
Phoenix hops ...
Posted in thread: Wild Rice and Wild Hops APA on 01-24-2013 at 06:55 PM
I wish I could, but I'm out. If they like it, they can harvest more next fall. ;)
Posted in thread: Wild Rice and Wild Hops APA on 01-24-2013 at 06:51 PM
I just took a little taste test/smell/Gravity reading 4 days in. I scorched the cereal mash a
little and wanted to see if I was going to get ashtray. So far no burned notes at all. We'll
see when it d...
Posted in thread: Wild Rice and Wild Hops APA on 01-21-2013 at 01:26 PM
Thanks for the reply!I ended up using 1 lb. We'll see what they think of the flavor.The Whole
Foods near me sells wild harvested (not paddy) Canadian lake wild rice for $12/lb which is a
Posted in thread: Wild Rice and Wild Hops APA on 01-18-2013 at 03:12 PM
BumpTrying to brew this weekend
Posted in thread: Her Majesty's Pleasure Fusion Barleywine (awards) on 01-15-2013 at 02:20 PM
Thanks! I have a similar system. I've always thought my boil off rates were really high (if
you're getting 10% on a commercial system they say you are doing well), but I guess it's just
that a 5 gal b...
Posted in thread: Wild Rice and Wild Hops APA on 01-14-2013 at 05:55 PM
My parents retired to Minnesota and brought back some wild hops that grow on their property for
use in a brew. The smell intensely citrusy/grapefruity when crushed in the hand, really
awesome. I was t...
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