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Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Velvet Merlin Oatmeal Stout Clone on 03-25-2013 at 09:25 AM
Try throwing 2 oz oak for last week of fermenting & 1 cup of rum per 5 gallons @ packaging. I
created a pretty mean oatmeal stout & did this at the end. Definitely a winner!Cheers!
Posted in thread: Rye beer on 10-18-2012 at 12:50 AM
Yes, use at least 15% rye if you want to be able to taste it IMO.Thanks, I'm hearing you don't
want to go too much over 15% rye due to intensity & stuck mash probability. I talked to Matt
Posted in thread: Rye beer on 10-16-2012 at 11:09 PM
I'm working on a recipe for an Imperial Chocolate Rye Porter. I was planning on only using 5%
rye malt (this will be my first rye beer). Any suggestions?
Posted in thread: Kona Brewing on 04-14-2012 at 03:57 PM
I think they do the distributing only. But not 100% sure
Posted in thread: 7th brew, 1st yeast starter - fermenting pic on 04-14-2012 at 02:22 PM
Maybe a little, but as low as you got it already, I doubt the yeast have much left in them. A
lot of the full yeasts will die in cold crash, while a few others will hibernate as expected.
They should ...
Posted in thread: Temp Control until 90% FG okay? on 04-14-2012 at 02:18 PM
I ramp ferment all my beers regardless of style. For ales, it's usually a fixed low temp for 3
full days and then I set the controller 2F higher each day for 3 days or until I hit 70F. I
used to have ...
Posted in thread: Kona Brewing on 04-14-2012 at 01:58 PM
I was fortunate enough to taste the Koko Brown a week before it was released a year ago with
the Founder/CEO of Kona. (pictures at crudebrewcrew.com). Anyways, he was telling me that they
have to cont...
Posted in thread: Temp Control until 90% FG okay? on 04-14-2012 at 01:46 PM
I think it depends on what style you're brewing. For example, a Saison would be a good style to
let go & ramp up temp like that. Good thing is, you at least controlled the majority of process
@ ~80%, ...
Posted in thread: 7th brew, 1st yeast starter - fermenting pic on 04-14-2012 at 01:42 PM
Yes it's ok. Sounds great! It will just be a higher ABV than expected. If you want to slow down
& stop fermentation. Cold crash your secondary
Posted in thread: DoppelBockalate on 11-04-2011 at 07:22 PM
But if I started with 2.5 gals less, what would it do to my beer?