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  • Posted in thread: Craft Beer people are the BEST People on 10-18-2013 at 06:02 PM
    Out of the two Careys from New Glarus, Dan just loves to stay in New Glarus and brew (you are
    right, he is quiet) and Deb, his wife is always in the news with the president or getting big
    awards from ...

  • Posted in thread: RIS-12% not carbing after 90 days on 07-25-2013 at 09:04 PM
    Ok, I'll give it some more time (another 2-3 months). I like my stouts to have a light
    carbonation, but I guess if worse comes to worse I can just chill these and drink them as is.

  • Posted in thread: Tequila barrel beer question - alcohol content on 07-24-2013 at 03:29 PM
    Nope. The amount of alcohol added to your wort if the bbl is drained well is not significant.
    Try doing the math to see actually how much alcohol by volume it takes to increase your ABV by
    a full %. F...

  • Posted in thread: RIS-12% not carbing after 90 days on 07-22-2013 at 06:16 PM
    No, I didn't repitch. I knew that I was working on the upper edge for that yeast as far as
    alcohol tolerance which is what made me initially think of adding some additional yeast that
    has a higher tol...

  • Posted in thread: PLEASE HELP!!! i like summer shandy on 07-22-2013 at 03:50 PM
    If you live in Wisconsin go and find a New Glarus Berliner Weiss. I have a wife who is a
    Lienies Shandy drinker and this is one of the very few craft beers that she loves. My new
    assignment is to try ...

  • Posted in thread: RIS-12% not carbing after 90 days on 07-22-2013 at 03:40 PM
    I brewed up a pretty hefty RIS last November. OG was 1.124 and FG ended up at 1.034, so I am
    right around 12% ABV. I used Wyeast 1728 and racked to secondary after one month. I left it in
    the secondar...

  • Posted in thread: Broke my first carboy while cleaning with a wire brush on 02-04-2013 at 10:10 PM
    Etching marks?! Sort of like using a glass cutter to cut a scratch where the glass will break
    at? If you used acid or a sand blaster to etch the surface I am cool with that, but if you
    scratched it, t...

  • Posted in thread: I'm brewing beer for 100's of people -- how much to brew? on 01-14-2013 at 05:36 PM
    If you feed the guests an average 6 beers at 8% ABV you are going to have a bunch of drunks on
    your hands- that's the equivalent of 12 Bud Lights. There are a few people who can handle that
    much, but ...

  • Posted in thread: Over shot my OG on 01-14-2013 at 05:10 PM
    82% seems pretty high for BIAB. Are you sure about your OG?

  • Posted in thread: First Recipe. Opinions on 01-14-2013 at 04:52 PM
    What are you aiming for? If it's a hefe, that's going to be pretty hoppy.