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Posted in thread: Bananas Foster Creamy Ale (All Grain) **pic intensive** on 11-27-2013 at 04:37 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 04:17 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 09:33 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 07:10 PM
Very cool. I love guava. Was it at all astringent from the seeds?
Posted in thread: Reboozing a barrel? on 11-16-2013 at 06:51 PM
I have a 5 gallon rum barrel that I have already aged 2 beers in. Most of the spirit character
is gone. Is it possible to add a bottle of another spirit, swish it around, and let it sit for
a while, a...
Posted in thread: Lambic Primary / Fruit Addition on 10-30-2013 at 02:22 AM
Would oxygenation be a concern with this? I guess a vigorous reactivity on of fermentation
would expel any oxygen but I am wondering since I considered doing the same thing with a beer I
have going. T...
Posted in thread: Apple Brandy Barrel Project on 09-04-2013 at 06:18 AM
Thanks for the feedback sweetcell. Yes, we figured that we would be aging a lot of this on
various fruit over time so a golden ale would allow for that character to shine through better
than an Oud Br...
Posted in thread: Apple Brandy Barrel Project on 09-03-2013 at 09:43 PM
We decided that we would like to put a golden ale in the barrel. All of us are relatively new
to making our own all grain recipes. We took a collective stab at it and came up with this.
Does anyone se...
Posted in thread: Apple Brandy Barrel Project on 08-25-2013 at 05:40 AM
Thanks again for the input berebrando. I am meeting up with the others tomorrow to discuss what
exactly we want to brew and the profile we are ultimately seeking. Its good to know we can
start our pri...
Posted in thread: Apple Brandy Barrel Project on 08-19-2013 at 11:24 PM
Thanks berebrando, we really appreciate the input. It sounds like you have a fantastic barrel
going there.My unstinct tells me that the barrel is probably good to go. The more I think about
it, the mo...