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Posted in thread: McAustin's Mocha Stout (w/cold-brewed coffee) on 07-23-2013 at 01:15 PM
I used 24 oz. of water to 0.5 lbs ground coffee. I filtered about half as much water out of the
grounds so it did absorb a good bit. Maybe a courser grind would be better, but the coffee I
Posted in thread: NorthernBrewer Bourbon Barrel Porter on 07-06-2013 at 08:24 PM
Bought this kit recently. I'm planning to use Knob Creek Small Batch 9 year old Bourbon. I'm
also planning on using some vanilla bean. Should I soak the vanilla bean with the Bourbon and
oak cubes or ...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 07-01-2013 at 02:08 PM
I'll check my notes when I get home but I'm thinking about 6-7 weeks. That includes the 10-14
day wait after the Sparkolloid (sp?) addition for it to clear and waiting a couple of weeks
after back swe...
Posted in thread: King Kooker Dual Burner Cart...thoughts? on 07-01-2013 at 02:06 PM
If you already have a blichman burner I would stay away from this. I wish I would have spent
the money I did on this originally on a blichman burner. Since you are looking at this you have
a couple op...
Posted in thread: What size Carboy? on 05-06-2013 at 05:00 PM
My husband and I brew moonshine, and we're looking for a bigger fermenter. Is there a glass
carboy out there that is bigger than 6.5?Yes, I've found the big ones are called demijohns.
I've seen them u...
Posted in thread: King Kooker Dual Burner Cart...thoughts? on 01-30-2013 at 05:52 AM
Enough? I can't get enough thoughts on it! I'd really like to add a pump at some point, but
what drew me to the King Kooker was its potential for an easy, gravity fed system. My HLT is a
Posted in thread: King Kooker Dual Burner Cart...thoughts? on 01-30-2013 at 05:19 AM
I have not brewed on it yet due to some nasty cold weather in the northeast, but I may brew on
it this weekend thanks to some unseasonably warm temps this week.
Posted in thread: King Kooker Dual Burner Cart...thoughts? on 01-17-2013 at 04:11 AM
It looks like things are going to work out just fine. In the past month I have received and
assembled the King Kooker, plus a 10 gallon Megapot with valve and brewmometer, and a keggle
I've been holdi...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 12-20-2012 at 01:54 AM
Did you stabilize the must before back sweeting? It is part of the process of making skeeter
pee. If you did all yeast is dead now and can't carbonate.My thoughts exactly - if you use the
Kmeta and so...
Posted in thread: NorthernBrewer Bourbon Barrel Porter on 12-13-2012 at 07:46 PM
I have a few bottles that are nearly 3 years old. I had one a couple weeks ago. The bourbon and
oak flavors are pronounced, but the beer is smooth. Unfortunately some of the beer
characteristics are g...