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Posted in thread: Red Flanders into a wet rum barrel?? on 03-01-2014 at 01:04 AM
I am assuming you have already used the barrel for other brews, right? On the chance it is a
fresh barrel, I would throw something dark and heavy in there. If it a cashed barrel that you
are keeping a...
Posted in thread: Apple Brandy Barrel Project on 02-01-2014 at 03:28 PM
Thanks for the replies. Yes, a keg of top off beer is a good idea.
Posted in thread: Apple Brandy Barrel Project on 01-31-2014 at 05:08 PM
I have another question regarding this project. There has been some expected evaporation and I
would like to top this off. Does anyone see a problem with making a simple 1-2 gallon 100%
extract batch ...
Posted in thread: Apple Brandy Barrel Project on 01-02-2014 at 09:51 PM
Thanks for the feedback Coff. I pitched 2 ECY20 bottles and some older Roselare (just over six
months). Yes, it was boozy from the apple brandy and not by recipe design. I tasted it again
Posted in thread: Fresh Whisky Oak Barrel help needed on 01-02-2014 at 08:08 PM
I am by no means an expert but have used a 5 gallon rum barrel and 30 gallon brandy barrel
before and can relate what I did. For the 5 gallon barrel, I added about half a gallon of
boiling water swish...
Posted in thread: Apple Brandy Barrel Project on 12-28-2013 at 05:29 PM
We filled the barrel and let it sit for a few months. I checked in it yesterday and have a
couple if concerns. It is very boozy and there is a slight white film on top. No wild yeast or
bugs have been...
Posted in thread: Bananas Foster Creamy Ale (All Grain) **pic intensive** on 11-27-2013 at 03:37 AM
I brewed this with a few mods including aging in a rum barrel. I racked onto 5 lbs fozen/thawed
bananas. Since my rum character was to come from the barrel, I added about a quarter cup of
Posted in thread: Need Advice Buying a Tea Ball/Infuser for Dry Hopping on 11-21-2013 at 03:17 AM
Be careful not to but the 4.5" ones on Amazon. They are great for secondaries in buckets.
However, they are too wide to fit into Cornys.
Posted in thread: Reboozing a barrel? on 11-20-2013 at 08:33 PM
Thanks for the reply. I thought it would probably be A-OK but it's good to hear that someone
else has done it
Posted in thread: Guava induced wild fermentation on 11-16-2013 at 06:10 PM
Very cool. I love guava. Was it at all astringent from the seeds?