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Posted in thread: My Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale attempt on 05-10-2012 at 01:39 PM
So I just cracked open my 1st sample of KBBA clone after being in bottles for 3 weeks. OMG its
just about perfect spot on to the original. Maybe it'll get better with age but I love it the
way it is n...
Posted in thread: Secondary exposed to air. on 04-01-2012 at 03:28 AM
Thanks for the feedback, it's my attempt at a bourbon ale. The fg should have been 1.016 as
assumed. It's sitting on some charred oak chips that were soaked in bourbon.
Posted in thread: Secondary exposed to air. on 04-01-2012 at 03:20 AM
I currently have a hybrid English pale ale / amber ale in my secondary. I checked it this
morning and found the three piece airlock had came off. I checked two days ago and it was on
fine so at most 4...
Posted in thread: My Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale attempt on 03-27-2012 at 04:23 PM
I have added a little vanilla but I think I am going to add more. Probably total around an
ounce. I also added about 250oz of bourbon, not a whole lot but it needed some more.The brewer
said carb at 2...
Posted in thread: Raspberry Wheat Recipe feedback? on 03-19-2012 at 03:22 AM
Quentin,Did you make a decision on how you want too add the raspberry flavor to your wheat
beer? I used real fruit in the primary after 1 week and now racked to a secondary 1 week after
adding the fru...
Posted in thread: Strong smell!!! on 03-15-2012 at 03:32 AM
I agree with the previous posts, dumping the beer should be a last resort. Kit timelines show
the shortest possible fermentation time. Use a hydrometer to determine if it's done. Also dry
hopping can ...
Posted in thread: Raspberry Wheat Recipe feedback? on 03-15-2012 at 03:07 AM
I currently have a similar recipe going but with dry us wb 06 yeast which gave the base beer
more of a hefe taste. Be sure to factor the size of your secondary in your plans if that is
where you plan ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation without air lock activity. on 03-08-2012 at 04:44 AM
Yeah, my wife has said I never clean the house as well as I have been cleaning the beer
equipment. It's been a blast so far and its helping me develop patience.
Posted in thread: Fermentation without air lock activity. on 03-08-2012 at 04:28 AM
I just took a hydro reading and it was 1.012 so well on its way. I guess I just need to relax
and trust in my work.
Posted in thread: Fermentation without air lock activity. on 03-08-2012 at 04:01 AM
This is my 4 th extract and it's been 72 hours since pitching an no airlock activity. I
understand that a hydrometer is the only true indication of fermentation. I assume fermentation
has started but ...