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Posted in thread: Use champagne yeast to carb big beers on 10-12-2011 at 02:59 AM
Ok...I'll buy that...Here's my next question...Why use champagne yeast at all if the ale yeast
is going to ferment the simple sugars anyway?1. It has a higher alcohol tolerance than most ale
Posted in thread: Utopia Clone #3 Perfecting Nirvanha on 07-03-2011 at 09:04 PM
If I'm not mistaken they used chips for the U1 but got a couple of 5 gallon barrels for U2.
Posted in thread: Utopia Clone #3 Perfecting Nirvanha on 07-03-2011 at 02:25 PM
I talked to Chris the other day and I think he said it was around 1.090. It's moving a little
slow this year.
Posted in thread: Babalu on 06-30-2011 at 02:47 AM
Great news, Frank. Ha, the last line in the article made me laugh.
Posted in thread: Attempting 40%+ ABV beer... "Barley Brandy" on 06-22-2011 at 01:49 AM
Bismark was their second big beer. First was Tactical Nuclear Penguin, the Sink the Bismark and
the last one, End of History, currently holds the record for highest ABV at about 55%Shortly
after the r...
Posted in thread: Bayou SQ14 Questions on 06-21-2011 at 03:27 AM
I bought mine from an ACE Hardware a few years back and it came with a SS braided hose. It has
served me well and I'd buy another one in a heartbeat.
Posted in thread: Attempting 40%+ ABV beer... "Barley Brandy" on 06-11-2011 at 03:46 AM
I forgot about that Fermcap but then again I don't have much use for it right now anyways. Tell
ya what, keep it and get me a tube of 099 next time you head to the Homebrew Emporium. My
Posted in thread: Help Me Figure Out How to Brew With Back Problems on 06-08-2011 at 02:09 AM
DrinksWell - Right now the doctor and physical therapist are just working on managing the pain.
They are having me do some stretches and very mild/light exercises. When I first started
brewing with a ...
Posted in thread: Help Me Figure Out How to Brew With Back Problems on 06-07-2011 at 03:41 AM
I have 5 herniated discs so I hear ya on the pain after sitting/standing too long. I use a pump
to transfer all of my wort so I don't have to lift any vessels full of water or grain and I
have a nice,...
Posted in thread: Attempting 40%+ ABV beer... "Barley Brandy" on 05-31-2011 at 04:45 AM
The gallonage of CB's boil kettle is similar to that of a hot tub.