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Posted in thread: Competition Entry: List abv? Rye? Honey? on 03-02-2016 at 12:37 PM
I know the general rule of thumb is, "if you can taste it, list it" when filling out entry
forms.Is this true for abv? I have a 12.5% abv Imperial Rye Smoked Porter aged in a rye barrel.
For a beer th...
Posted in thread: Fruit or Brett first in secondary? on 02-12-2015 at 11:43 PM
I brewed a saison with WLP 565 and after 4-5 weeks it is down from 1.065 to 1.008. My plan was
to add both Brett C and about 7 pounds of frozen peaches to secondary.My question is when to
add them? Sh...
Posted in thread: Brutus 10 for sale on 08-20-2014 at 09:30 PM
What size batch can this make?
Posted in thread: Great Lakes Christmas Ale Clone on 07-31-2014 at 08:40 PM
Anyone ever use Honey Malt in this recipe? I like the idea of honey flavor coming through more
and this seems to be the ticket. I will be brewing this in the next couple of weeks (once I get
Posted in thread: Bruery Smoking Wood Porter recipe advice needed on 07-01-2014 at 03:00 PM
I would really appreciate any input on the recipe below whether you have had this beer or not.
I am going for the beer in the description linked, not necessarily a clone, but a big, earthy
porter, in ...
Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Experiences on 01-02-2014 at 11:11 PM
Piched a 24h starter of yeastgeek YG001 into a pale ale, and I'm 7 days into the ferment.
Something is very wrong. I'm starting to get what I can only think is Brett funk. I have never
used Brett in m...
Posted in thread: When is it time to transfer my flanders red to barrel? on 04-24-2013 at 12:04 AM
I need an update. I have a 5.5 gallon barrel I aged a beer in for two months after it had been
emptied by the distillery and I was thinking of adding an FR to it. So, original poster, what
did you do?...
Posted in thread: Whiskey Barrel Aging on 04-22-2013 at 02:08 AM
Not sure about the whole "smaller barrel=less time" thing after aging two beers in 5 gallon
Journeyman Silver Cross barrels. I went 8 weeks. I tasted every week for the first few weeks,
then decided t...
Posted in thread: Experimental Hops 5256 on 04-13-2013 at 11:57 PM
Kegged on April 2 and primed with corn sugar. I tried it today and I really like these hops.
I'd say the description was pretty close. Smells great and tastes great. Not as fruity as say
Posted in thread: Experimental Hops 5256 on 03-21-2013 at 11:45 PM
Thanks for asking!Finishing primary fermentation now. Did the same grist and two separate
boils. All Citra in one and EXP 5256 in the other. I have made the Citra many times with this
grist. The EXP 5...