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Posted in thread: Stout Braggot Recipe on 03-22-2014 at 05:24 PM
I tasted this yesterday, SG =1.025, 6 days old.It is SEVERLY roasted / toasted flavor. Its like
eating roasted barley covered (poorly) in honey.I'm hopping whirfloc will settle out the
sediment, and m...
Posted in thread: What to do with "Bad Beer" on 03-21-2014 at 01:22 PM
1. Bottle2. Drink3. Weep silently for what could have been4. Vow to do better5. Rebrew
Posted in thread: Stout Braggot Recipe on 03-13-2014 at 09:58 PM
When you say...".5# Roasted Barley (60 mins@ 160F).5# Chocolate (60 mins @ 160).5# 60L (60 mins
@ 160)1.5oz Magnum (12AA) hops (60 mins @ 160)"...does that mean that you boiled both the
grains and the...
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 02-23-2014 at 01:45 AM
gallon of Dragon's Milk clone that I added White Labs Brett B to. It already has a little
Posted in thread: The beer that got you into beer on 02-10-2014 at 02:29 PM
One of my best friends was dating a woman whose father was heavily into Rochefort. One day he
told me "you have to try this beer that Al introduced me to, it's not like anything else you've
Posted in thread: Dry Stout And Chinook on 01-23-2014 at 09:12 PM
One of the things I want to do this year is start making more session beers. I figured I'd
start with a dry stout, and use Chinook to get to know the hop.So, first question, since I've
never brewed on...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-06-2014 at 01:22 PM
Posted in thread: Vienna/Warrior SMaSH - Ale or Lager? on 12-03-2013 at 05:44 PM
I recently acquired a chest freezer and temp controller, and was thinking about turning one of
my next brews into a lager.I was planning a vienna/warrior SMaSH:9# vienna.4oz warrior FWH.25oz
Posted in thread: Braggot fermentation expectations vs reality on 11-26-2013 at 08:57 PM
It sounds like overkill, but remember that using honey for 40% of your fermentables means that
that 40% will ferment out almost completely, which in my experience changes the aging situation
Posted in thread: Braggot fermentation expectations vs reality on 11-26-2013 at 05:31 PM
Honey, in my experience, takes a while to ferment completely, even in a braggot. I'd leave it
to bulk age for 2-6 months, then bottle and age for 6-12 months more.Given the amount of
headspace that yo...