Last Activity:11-27-2013 5:17 AM
Posted in thread: Baker's Chocolate vs Cacao Nibs on 11-23-2013 at 04:40 PM
Brewing a recipe for a Kentucky Bourbon Stout that calls for 24 oz Baker's Chocolate added last
5 minutes of the boil. I'm not a huge fan of using baker's chocolate and want to substitute
cacao nibs i...
Posted in thread: When to rack to Secondary on 11-16-2013 at 02:17 PM
Day 15 and racked to 5 gallon carboy this morning. getting SG reading of 1.000 already (started
with OG of 1.062). Secondary moved to basement where it will sit at around 57-58 degrees
probably for th...
Posted in thread: When to rack to Secondary on 11-14-2013 at 09:36 AM
Cider has been in primary for last 13 days..........no sign of activity in airlock for the past
5-6 days and clearing up nicely........able to see all the way through to the other side now.
How long s...
Posted in thread: Cider Temperature on 11-05-2013 at 09:37 AM
Started a 5 gallon batch Friday night using WLP775 English Cider Yeast. Pitched a bit cold but
Active Fermentation started within 30 hours. Current temp in the room where the cider is
Posted in thread: Cider - Cover Primary with Plastic Wrap or Airlock? on 11-02-2013 at 11:22 AM
I started a 5 gallon batch of cider last night fermenting in a 6.5 gallon glass carboy. The
recipe that I followed had you simply cover the carboy with plastic wrap for the first few days
Posted in thread: Cider - Blowoff?? on 10-28-2013 at 12:05 PM
I'll be making a 5 gallon batch this weekend using White Labs WLP775 English Cider Yeast. I
have done a few 1 Gallon batches of Cider before using standard wine yeast and never had any
issues with blo...
Posted in thread: Maple Mash Paddle - Mold on 10-27-2013 at 12:40 PM
I purchased a really nice Hand Carved Mash Paddle last year made from Maple. After brewing I
clean and sanitize the heck out of this and leave it out to air dry. Picked it up this morning
to discover ...
Posted in thread: Brewshed Build on 11-18-2012 at 11:36 AM
awesome pics.......love the shape of the bar.........curious how you were able to curve the
wood? I'd love to do something like that in my basement brew cave
Posted in thread: Milk Chocolate Stout - Soaking Nibs in RUM?? on 11-17-2012 at 05:21 PM
Have had a milk stout sitting in primary for the past 2 weeks and getting ready to rack to
secondary along with 4oz of dominican cacoa nibs. Usually will soak the nibs in vodka before
placing into sec...
Posted in thread: NB Oktoberfest - question about secondary on 08-21-2012 at 09:59 AM
Oktoberfest has been fermenting at 50 degrees for past 3 weeks........just about to target
gravity so was going do a diacetyl rest for couple days then transfer to corney and sit at
32-33 degrees for ...