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Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 03-03-2015 at 01:09 PM
I made this almost a year ago and is the best beer I've ever tasted, not to mention brewed.
Unfortunately I only have half a case remaining and wish I'd waited at least a year before
trying even the f...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation with Lactose? on 03-03-2015 at 01:26 AM
The lactose doesn't throw your hydrometer off. It raises the FG by adding all unfermentable
sugar, but the reading is correct. In other words, a lb of lactose in a 5 gal batch adds about
7 gravity pts...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation with Lactose? on 03-02-2015 at 10:07 PM
Hello,Hope someone can help me out here.Brewed an oatmeal milk stout three weeks ago w/ 1lb
lactose last 10 min of the boil. Started with 1.060 and fast (withing 5 hours) fermentation
activity. After ...
Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 10-06-2014 at 10:25 PM
Great label! Did it taste close to a real Westvletern? The head looks good - how much EC-118
did you use for 5 gallons? And how much extra sugar/syrup/wort? Thanks.I used about 1/4 of the
Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 10-05-2014 at 07:03 PM
Couldn't wait any longer, cracked open the first bottle today ... WOW!Amazing aroma and rich
flavors... I know it's strong (10.2%) but doesn't have that alcohol forward taste. Brewed this
new world re...
Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 08-25-2014 at 06:01 PM
I brewed the traditional and it's been chilling (50 degrees) in secondary for 6 weeks. Do you
think I should I wait a little longer or should it be good to bottle now? It hit 1.011 when it
went into t...
Posted in thread: Berliner Weiss, many ways on 07-06-2014 at 06:33 PM
Those glass big mouths scare me so much! :eek:Me too but I think it will be great for fruit and
dry hopping as it provides easy access.It was a fathers day gift so I had to use it :)
Posted in thread: Berliner Weiss, many ways on 07-06-2014 at 06:29 PM
Wow!! this tastes wonderful!So excited to try it carbed.Racked 1 gal on tart cherries1 gal on
blackberriesThe other three were corked in Belgian bottles at 3.5vFinished at 1.004 so a little
high at 4%...
Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 07-06-2014 at 06:23 PM
Day 9 - hit 1.011 (SG 1.086)so it went to secondary and will start the cool down in a 65° area
for a couple daysThen into the wine fridge for 2 months at 50°Should I expect this to attenuate
out any m...
Posted in thread: Disposal of spent grain on 07-06-2014 at 02:54 AM
Donate them to someone who will use them as feed for their animals. It's a win/win.Thats what I
do. Farmer a mile away gives me a dozen fresh eggs eveytime I drop off a bag full spent grains.
I just s...