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Posted in thread: Cold crashing WLP007 on 02-09-2013 at 12:08 AM
Yeah I should have known the cheating comment wouldn't go over well. :o I've done it a bunch of
times myself. Never really thought of the boil fining agents like whirlfoc and Irish moss in
the same re...
Posted in thread: Cold crashing WLP007 on 02-08-2013 at 10:48 PM
Has anyone ever cold crashed an ale with WLP007 yeast? If so, how long did you crash and did
you experience any carbonation issues after bottling? I put my blonde ale in the fridge
yesterday at 35deg....
Posted in thread: How much homebrew do you currently have in bottles/keg? on 02-06-2013 at 03:41 AM
About two cases of 12 oz bottles, and 30 or so bombers. 5 gal lagering, and 10 gal fermenting.
I just can't seem to stay ahead.
Posted in thread: Spruce Christmas Ale Recipe on 11-04-2012 at 10:15 PM
I did make some recipe adjustments. I did away with the cardamom altogether, and went with 1 oz
of juniper. I added the oak to the secondary a few days ago, I'll taste at one week and if the
Posted in thread: Spruce Christmas Ale Recipe on 09-28-2012 at 02:53 AM
Spruceontap.com if you're willing to dish out 16 bucks plus shipping for 4oz of spruce tips.
Posted in thread: Spruce Christmas Ale Recipe on 09-28-2012 at 02:33 AM
Thanks for the feedback. Yeah I was wondering if 1/2 lb molasses was too much, so I might
reduce it to 6oz or so to be safe and up the caramel malt to keep the color/fermentables about
where I want th...
Posted in thread: Spruce Christmas Ale Recipe on 09-27-2012 at 04:29 AM
Planning to brew this winter warmer in a couple of weeks. I didn't want to go with a
traditional spiced ale, as I want some resinous/piney character from the spruce and cardamom.
Trying to basically b...
Posted in thread: Lesson learned: Buy an accurate thermometer on 07-19-2011 at 01:01 AM
After reading the posts, I went with the CDN quick read..$11 bucks on Amazon! Love it!
Quick..accurate, consistent, and durable...I've already dropped the thing twice on the
porcelain tile kitchen flo...
Posted in thread: I will never use pellet hops again on 07-19-2011 at 12:55 AM
Well, gee guys...thanks for stealing my thunder...jkI was mainly excited about the clean cake
because I pitched the next beer right on to it, and didn't have to worry about any leftover
trub from the ...
Posted in thread: I will never use pellet hops again on 07-18-2011 at 08:24 PM
My last brew I used whole hops for the first time. I was a little intimidated at first having
never used them before and didn't know what to expect. Had read some good and some bad about
them. Well I ...