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Posted in thread: Aging my Barley wine with red wine soaked oak chips on 08-23-2010 at 08:51 PM
Just a quick update: I'm very happy to report that nearly a year after I originally brewed this
beer it is now pretty awesome!After first bottling it I wasn't very happy with it, but some age
sure is ...
Posted in thread: Aging my Barley wine with red wine soaked oak chips on 01-07-2010 at 03:28 AM
Okay yall asked, so here's an update... I brewed this beer back in early August. I gave it
about a month in primary, then racked it to secondary where it sat for another month. Then I
added 2oz medium...
Posted in thread: Aging my Barley wine with red wine soaked oak chips on 09-17-2009 at 11:57 PM
Well I emailed the guys at Stone yesterday and got a very informative and friendly reply today,
man I love Stone, can't wait for their Louisiana launch next month. Anyhow this definitely
points me in ...
Posted in thread: Aging my Barley wine with red wine soaked oak chips on 09-17-2009 at 07:30 PM
Still nobody with any experience trying this sort of thing? If I was to go at this alone I'm
thinking of soaking about 3oz of french oak in a sweetish red zin for 2 weeks and then dumping
the oak into...
Posted in thread: Aging my Barley wine with red wine soaked oak chips on 09-17-2009 at 01:55 AM
It had to be a California wine... either a Cab, Merlot, Pinot Noir or possibly a Zin..I'm not
sure, I wonder if I email the people at Stone if they'd be willing to share that info with
Posted in thread: Aging my Barley wine with red wine soaked oak chips on 09-16-2009 at 10:18 PM
Made a hoppy AG American style barley wine about a month ago... Some details belowOG 1.080(had
terrible efficiency due to my mash tun being too small for 20lbs grain)FG 1.011abv. 9%(right
where I want...
Posted in thread: Johnson 2 Stage Controller Wiring. Help making sense? on 09-03-2009 at 08:32 PM
I hope this makes sense..plug black to bottom switchtop switch to freezer blackplug white
jumped to freezer whiteground jumped to ground
Posted in thread: hop bag filter... and yeast on 07-23-2009 at 04:25 PM
When I'm worried about hops and other partials I've used a grain bag inside of my bottling
bucket to remove the excess. Never had any problems carbonating in the bottle after using this
Posted in thread: Immaculate Conception IPA???? on 07-14-2009 at 03:30 PM
Just an idea, but could it be that your carboy wasn't completely clean from your last batch and
started fermentation via some old yeast left behind?
Posted in thread: is there a recommended grocery brand of water to brew with on 07-12-2009 at 11:05 PM
For your location I'm sure you can find Kentwood or Abita Springs water in the local stores..
Both of those brands come from the same place pretty much and its what Abita Brewing uses in
its beers, It...