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Posted in thread: Watering down a high OG Sour on 03-17-2014 at 12:41 AM
Thanks for the great feedback. It was very helpful. The recipe is a basic Saison. Pils, Munich
and Wheat malt. Old funky Hallertau hops (5 ounces in 20 gals). I used 5.2 PH stab in the.
mashed at 148*...
Posted in thread: Watering down a high OG Sour on 03-14-2014 at 03:28 PM
So my second attempt at a sour did not go quite as good as the first. The OG ended up at 1072,
which was 10 points higher than planned. After pitching the Roselare blend and fermenting down
to the low...
Posted in thread: Sky HighBU's on 04-28-2012 at 11:13 PM
I just listened to a basic brewing podcast in which a two part "hop ceiling" episode was
discussed and an extremely hoppy beer was sampled and there was a discussion about how the beer
got so hoppy. W...
Posted in thread: Sky HighBU's on 04-26-2012 at 12:38 AM
Howdy,So I've recently ventured off on my own, creating my own recipes and have been pretty
successful making some dang good beer! One thing I can't understand is that after I plug all
the info into B...
Posted in thread: I'm a red headed Step Mash child. Help! on 04-08-2012 at 12:47 AM
thanks guys! That really helped a lot. I brewed this yesterday. It went fairly well for the
most part. I went for: 20 min @ 140F, 50 min @ 153F, and 20 min @ 160F. Then mash out @ 170F.
One thing that...
Posted in thread: I'm a red headed Step Mash child. Help! on 04-05-2012 at 12:44 AM
I'm finally set up to start step mashing and I'm ready to give it a shot. Only problem is I
dont understand it all that well yet. I thought Belgian beers were usually stepped mashed so I
looked at a b...
Posted in thread: Dirty Monk Belgian Dark Strong Ale on 04-04-2012 at 09:27 PM
I'd really like to try this but it will be my first time step mashing and I dont fully
understand the discription:Double Infusion, Medium BodyStep Time Name Description Step Temp 45
min Protein Rest A...
Posted in thread: Thinking about barrels on 03-28-2012 at 07:28 PM
[QUOTE=helibrewer;3938235]What size barrel and what type of oak? New barrel? Is the barrel
toasted?Thanks guys! I have a system that I can do 15 gal with and a standared 5 gal "Igloo"
system to experi...
Posted in thread: Thinking about barrels on 03-28-2012 at 04:22 AM
I'm thinking about starting to consider that there could be a possibility to ferment with an
oak barrel. This is obviously my first time doing so and I have a tun of Q's. Do I just Xfer it
to this bar...
Posted in thread: Experimenting? on 09-13-2010 at 01:00 AM
Hey everyone,I'm somewhat new to homebrewing. I just started all grain brewing and have been
having a lot of fun with it. I've been drinking beers such as dogfish head and have been
curious as to when...