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Posted in thread: Imperial Bastard Stout on 06-25-2014 at 04:26 PM
I just opened one of these that I brewed in March 2013, so it's been sitting in the bottle for
a little over a year. WOW! Age works some wonders on this already delicious beer. Save it if
Posted in thread: Imperial Bastard Stout on 09-27-2013 at 02:06 AM
Just opened another bottle of this. Still very sweet and flavorful, if a bit bitter. It has a
fairly thin mouthfeel. Any idea how to make it thicker next time?
Posted in thread: Imperial Bastard Stout on 06-15-2013 at 09:58 PM
I brewed this in early March, pitched two packets of S-05 with OG 1.098. I had some temperature
fluctuations on day 1, where it was a really warm March day in Michigan, and my apartment was
80 or so, ...
Posted in thread: Wyeast Smack Pack question on 05-22-2013 at 09:13 PM
Good point. The good news is I also ordered a yeast-starter kit at the same time I ordered the
beer kit, so I'll just do that.
Posted in thread: Wyeast Smack Pack question on 05-22-2013 at 07:51 PM
I ordered a kit (Pliny the Elder clone) and some yeast (Wyeast 1056), and when it arrived 5
days later, the yeast smack pack was bulging. Apparently the nutrient pack had already broken
some time duri...
Posted in thread: Imperial Bastard Stout on 05-22-2013 at 12:57 PM
I used two packets of S-05 and it worked fine. Started quick and went crazy for days.
Posted in thread: Imperial Bastard Stout on 03-15-2013 at 08:23 PM
Ok. I was going to move it to secondary, but after doing some extensive searching on this
forum, it seems that general consensus is longer primary times anyway, and more so for this
because it's so hi...
Posted in thread: Imperial Bastard Stout on 03-15-2013 at 12:25 AM
Just some advice, having brewed this beer before, but you really ought to let it sit on the
yeast for 3-4 weeks. Best thing you can do for it. With this recipe, I let it sit on the yeast
for a month a...
Posted in thread: Imperial Bastard Stout on 03-10-2013 at 05:51 AM
Just started this. A little boilover at the beginning, but otherwise good. It smells and looks
delicious. OG 1.098.