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Posted in thread: Exploring "no chill" brewing on 10-03-2011 at 01:33 PM
Been no chilling for a couple years now. Beers are turning out awesome.My last one "Goodnight
Irene; Wicked Amber Ale"(1.062, SRM 12-15 I guess) was brewed during hurricane Irene. The power
failed 45 ...
Posted in thread: Hop Swap Anyone? on 02-14-2011 at 01:07 PM
I put up one and a half lbs. of organic cascade hops harvested from my friends yard. These are
clean, dry and double bagged in my freezer. I've brewed a couple brews and they taste
wonderful. The harv...
Posted in thread: "Can We Brew It" - Stone Levitation on 05-03-2010 at 01:55 PM
So it ends up my LHBS does not have the Crystal 70L-80L or Crystal 135L-165L malts. He only has
Crystal 60L and Special B. (See above for recipe)How would one calculate the proper amounts to
sub out t...
Posted in thread: "Can We Brew It" - Stone Levitation on 05-01-2010 at 11:08 PM
Inspired more by the wonderful and tasty Stone "Levitation" ale than by Jamil & Tasty McDole's
radio show my buddy and I are going to take a stab at the Stone Levitation clone. We are going
to each br...
Posted in thread: Sharing the Love for Edinburgh on 04-29-2010 at 04:28 PM
It seems like this could be a very versatile yeast. Ferment low for clean like 001/US-56/S-05
and increase the temp for more UK estery finish.I'll harvest/wash this and use it in the
Levitation clone ...
Posted in thread: Sharing the Love for Edinburgh on 04-29-2010 at 03:59 PM
I went with WLP028 for my "Jeff Beck's Esquire Pale Ale" that I'm fermenting now. Up to this
point it's been all Safale S-05/04 for all my beers. This is my first experience with liquid
Posted in thread: Exploring "no chill" brewing on 04-23-2010 at 04:45 PM
The last three beers I brewed were "no chills". The last two I just killed the flame and placed
the cover on my kettle and left on the stove till the following morning. Brews turned out
great. Tasty a...
Posted in thread: US-05 Fan Club on 03-17-2010 at 03:01 PM
Another S-05 fan here. I've used it for my last three all grain beers after using S-04 for the
past year. I love it. The last beer was a 1.056 American Brown that I pitched on an S-05 cake
from a 1.06...
Posted in thread: How long is a yeast cake good for in a carboy? on 02-15-2010 at 12:20 PM
Update... I left that fermentor in the water filled tote till around 9:00PM. The temp was
steady at 65degF. I removed it from the water and this morning with ambient room temp at 62degF
the beer is ch...
Posted in thread: How long is a yeast cake good for in a carboy? on 02-14-2010 at 07:47 PM
Well I had to take some action with this fermentation. The ferm. temp. went from 70degF to
78degF within a couple hours. I set up the fermentor and tote in my bathtub and filled the tote
with 62degF w...