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Posted in thread: Barleywine FG Bottling question on 11-12-2013 at 02:13 PM
Thanks for the replies.Yeah, after cellaring for 6 months (45°), a new yeast charge would be a
better guarantee of carbonation in the bottle. The last thing I'd want after that time
commitment would b...
Posted in thread: Barleywine FG Bottling question on 11-11-2013 at 06:55 PM
As an update, it tasted too sweet in Oct, so I let the secondary warm up to room temp over 5
days and pitched 2 packets of rehydrated US-05 with some yeast nutrient. After a week it has
signs of some ...
Posted in thread: Brad's Dry Stout on 11-05-2013 at 07:28 PM
I made this with 2 rehydrated packages of Nottingham mashed at 149° and pitched at 79°
fermented at 72°-74° (I know, it's high, but I wasn't worried). OG was 1.044. After a week, it
only got to 1.02. ...
Posted in thread: Mild Mannered Ale (AG) (E) UK/US on 06-27-2013 at 03:02 PM
Yeah, I found I had an amazing transformation from week 3 to week 4 with this recipe. The
roastiness softened to a beautiful malty chocolate.That was my results/perception anyway.
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...