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Posted in thread: Do you Cold Crash? (everyone vote! especially if you don't) on 04-03-2013 at 11:10 PM
I cold crash only when one of the two conditions apply:1) Brewing lighter beers that I want to
clear out quickly2) Need to speed up primary process to free up a carboy, and want to make sure
Posted in thread: Obama is a homebrewer on 08-22-2012 at 10:06 PM
Wouldn't it be fun to find the "Honey Ale" is actually just a BeeCave House clone? :mug:I
personally wouldn't be surprised...
Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 07-27-2012 at 03:14 PM
Is anyone using the AG approach getting a stuck sparge? I've read this can be a problem mashing
pumpkin...I have brewed this 4 times AG style, and have never had a stuck sparge. SLOW sparge?
heck yes ...
Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 07-15-2012 at 07:14 PM
I brew a modified version of this recipe every July (for the past 4 years) - I brew in July so
it gets a full two months of conditioning time before I tap the keg in mid september... just in
time for ...
Posted in thread: Summer Quencher on 07-11-2012 at 09:06 PM
I got a lot of dill flavor from an all Sorachi Ace wheat.I'm half jokingly thinking of making a
Summit and Sorachi Ace beer. I figure the onion, garlic, and dill would pair with fish pretty
Posted in thread: Limited Carboys...need help with fermenting schedule on 07-11-2012 at 04:22 PM
I really thought it would have to sit on the trub for a while but I guess it's like buying SN's
Bigfoot. Oh, and to this point you made - most folks don't keep beer on trub longer than 3-4
Posted in thread: Limited Carboys...need help with fermenting schedule on 07-11-2012 at 04:12 PM
Yep, treat the pressurized keg as you would a bottle... as long as the basement doesn't go over
65F, you should be golden to keep them outside the kegerator. This should actually help the
Posted in thread: Summer Quencher on 07-11-2012 at 04:04 PM
Wow, very helpful. I think i will look for sorachi ace hops, they sound interesting. Do you
think any light crystal hops would be in order or would that be overkill when combined with the
Posted in thread: Summer Quencher on 07-11-2012 at 03:29 PM
1lb of victory will get you a lot of toasty flavor... I use 1/2lb in my lighter summer beers
when I want some toasty malt notes in there, so I can only imagine a pound will be quite
dominant - especia...
Posted in thread: Limited Carboys...need help with fermenting schedule on 07-11-2012 at 03:12 PM
Sounds like you have kegging capabilities - I would totally throw the Barleywine in a keg,
pressurize it with ~20lb psi, then wait however many weeks/months/years you want till you tap
it... and prest...