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Posted in thread: "Scarborough Fair" Saison (Saison du Buff clone) ALL GRAIN on 07-11-2014 at 01:24 AM
Just bottled an experimental gallon of Scarborough MO Pale Ale last weekend. 1 lb. pale lme 1/2
lb. brown sugar3/4 oz. dry Italian Seasoning (Sage-Rosemary-Thyme-Marjoram-Oregano) 30 min.
boil1/2 oz. ...
Posted in thread: Strangest Ingredient You Have Used??? on 06-11-2014 at 08:18 PM
I've done a lot of crazy beers, but one of my most memorable batches was a traditional Gruit
beer brewed with yarrow, mugwort, bog myrtle, wild rosemary, and "dry-hopped" with some heather
tips. It al...
Posted in thread: Whats your Profession? on 06-11-2014 at 08:01 PM
Head Brewer at Basement Brewery in Wheeling, WV (which is soon to be renamed Wheeling Brewing
Company as soon as our brewpub opens this summer)If you're ever in Wheeling, WV be sure to stop
down to Ce...
Posted in thread: have YOU brewed an amazing beer? on 06-11-2014 at 07:53 PM
I get critical with the minor aspects of my beers, but for the most part I have my process down
to the point that nothing I have brewed in past 4 years has been less than "solid." And I'm
happy about ...
Posted in thread: Reusing yeast (saving yeast) question on 06-11-2014 at 07:40 PM
I actually know a few homebrewing buddies who specifically repitch onto the yeast cake in the
fermenter from the previous beer (which they just racked off) for at least three generations
and then even...
Posted in thread: Crazy aging idea - aging bottles at the bottom of a lake over the winter? on 06-10-2014 at 12:34 PM
Come to think of it, I'm going to be brewing a 10 gallon batch of Munich Helles around late
September, early October... Might send some of those down to the depths as well!
Posted in thread: Crazy aging idea - aging bottles at the bottom of a lake over the winter? on 06-09-2014 at 08:25 PM
Maybe put them in a milk crate then fill with rocks to keep the bottles from getting scattered
by currents.That's the great part about where we're doing this - we're in a backwater section
of the lake...
Posted in thread: Crazy aging idea - aging bottles at the bottom of a lake over the winter? on 06-09-2014 at 01:49 PM
My daughter and I went ice fishing and she was fishing on the bottom 70 feet down with a
spreader for white fish and caught a full bottle of beer by the cap with one of her hooks!!
Someone had dropped...
Posted in thread: Crazy aging idea - aging bottles at the bottom of a lake over the winter? on 06-09-2014 at 01:46 PM
Cool idea! Must not be in one of the northern states b/c it's COLD water to be swimming in late
october/early november. Like 45F. Also not sure if this is a lake that ices up or not, but make
Posted in thread: Crazy aging idea - aging bottles at the bottom of a lake over the winter? on 06-09-2014 at 01:45 PM
You are correct, that is one crazy idea.I'm pretty sure beer in bottles floats due to the air
bubble at the top, so you will definitely need to tie it to something like you planned.Also, I
don't know ...