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Posted in thread: Bottler's: I commend you all on 12-23-2012 at 03:49 PM
So are the 22s.....I guess I deserved that. But have you noticed how many "fancy growlers" are
out there. As in 22s with a non-conforming top? Usually a 12 crown top is a 12 crown top.
Posted in thread: Bottler's: I commend you all on 12-22-2012 at 05:24 PM
I've noticed swing top bottles don't hold the same carbonation/pressure as crown tops (at least
not for me) and are a little more flat in general. I prefer the crown tops, in 22 oz if
Posted in thread: Old Rasputin Imperial Stout clone on 12-22-2012 at 05:04 PM
That makes sense. A ton of grain needs to be boiled longer. I hadn't taken gravity measurements
until this batch because I broke my hydrometer early on in my rookie brewing career and didn't
Posted in thread: Old Rasputin Imperial Stout clone on 12-20-2012 at 06:40 PM
The OG was around 1.080 - 1.085. I have it in secondary now, it's been in there 17 days with
the temp at 68-70 degrees. I was planning to keep it in there at least 60 days since many
brewers have reco...
Posted in thread: Bottler's: I commend you all on 12-19-2012 at 02:13 AM
I have growlers, but they never keep the right carbonation IMO.Was this directed at the swing
top bottles? I acquired a recycle bin full of Grolsch 16 oz bottles and I was gonna use em for
a blonde a...
Posted in thread: Imperial Blonde Ale questions! on 12-18-2012 at 08:58 PM
I did ready the BYO article and then read some reviews on that particular beer. They were a
little mixed but seeing as how I haven't had it I can't say much more as to how good it is.You
read what I w...
Posted in thread: Narragansett Summer Ale, SMaSH? on 12-17-2012 at 09:36 PM
I love Gansett Summer too and I wanted to brew it back in the spring and couldn't find a
recipe, so I ended up brewing this. I did a 5 Gallon the extract way in April and shared it
with everyone over ...
Posted in thread: Imperial Blonde Ale questions! on 12-17-2012 at 06:53 PM
How did this come out in the end? I'm thinking about brewing the Glacier Brewhouse Blonde clone
from BYO and age it to be ready around springtime. Opening Day for the blonde ale, not just for
Posted in thread: Old Rasputin Imperial Stout clone on 11-27-2012 at 01:03 AM
Hey guys,I'm going to be brewing the below recipe (all-grain) next week and I had a few
questions.1) Has anyone brewed this recipe? When I input the recipe into BTP, the SRM comes out
low and below th...
Posted in thread: Pissed off on 10-16-2012 at 02:55 AM
Get yourself a copy of Glengarry Glen Ross. Seriously."...these leads are no good!..."-Shelley
"the Machine" Levine (Jack Lemmon)Fantastic movie, and it might raise your spirits a bit.Glad I
saw this ...