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Posted in thread: A barleywine to do an Irish Whiskey barrel justice... on 03-10-2015 at 07:39 PM
Drchris, are you talking about October keeping ales?I buy boxes of J.W. Lees harvest every year
for the cellar... it is divine. And their Lagavulin and Calvados aged aren't any slouched
either. That i...
Posted in thread: A barleywine to do an Irish Whiskey barrel justice... on 03-10-2015 at 12:30 AM
Hey everybody,Since I have just obtained a freshly emptied Irish Whiskey barrel, I went about
thinking of the best ways to use that amazing flavor, and decided that #1 would be a
barleywine. I'm formu...
Posted in thread: Why can't we make "British-Style" pale malt in AMERICA? on 09-03-2014 at 04:47 PM
I was going to say try GNW malting NW Pale Ale malt, but I got beat to the punch! It does have
a good british flavor; not quite as good as Maris, IMO. I just made a ESB recipe with it that
Posted in thread: The devil to pay on 07-21-2014 at 09:16 PM
This recipe uses Bopils as the base, and combines FWH, late hops, hop back and dry hop methods
for a super hop-flavored ale, but suprisingly low perceivable bitterness.All GrainBohemian
Pilsner - 48.3...
Posted in thread: Your Dad's Mustache on 08-10-2013 at 05:42 PM
Relatively young. Hasn't had time to fully carbonate, but I got impatient.
Posted in thread: Your Dad's Mustache on 08-10-2013 at 05:34 PM
After many conversations with my Irish wife, and as much wisdom as I could gather, I made my
first Dry Irish Stout recipe from (mostly) scratch. Recipe as follows;7 Lbs Maris Otter1 Lb
Posted in thread: Bag vs free. on 07-22-2013 at 03:07 PM
McCoy,Hey, well said. After changing my brew process a bit, and experimenting with a few brews
in both my Hop Spider and free-floating, I have found that a not-too-tightly packed hop spider
does get a...
Posted in thread: Bag vs free. on 01-28-2013 at 12:53 AM
Another possibility (not tested, obviously) is that the hop spider allows the hops just enough
movement to flow freely, but also holds the hops relatively still against the brownian motion
of the wate...
Posted in thread: Bag vs free. on 01-26-2013 at 04:56 PM
Okay, so we all know :p that Alpha Acids isomerize through an acyloin-type ring contraction and
turn into epimeric isomers; cis-isocohumulone, trans-isocohumulone, cis-isoadhumulone,
Posted in thread: Hop utilization on 01-26-2013 at 04:11 PM
nm. realized how old this thread is.