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Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 02-06-2016 at 01:11 AM
I have the saq pious version fermenting now...and am going to do the CSI version next. I just
sampled the saq version at five days, 1.012 gravity and it is very astringent. It is really
Posted in thread: Belgian syrup verse making your own - an opinion on 01-20-2016 at 03:10 PM
Only way to know for sure is to do a split batch. That said, I tend to think that the process
and equipment candi syrup makers use will impact the flavor. And since it's a big part of the
profile for ...
Posted in thread: Belgian syrup verse making your own - an opinion on 01-20-2016 at 12:59 PM
Fair enough-agree growing hops is a whole other side of the hobby hat although appealing is way
to much time and energy when I can readily buy pellets.Maybe I will make a could batches with
Posted in thread: Belgian syrup verse making your own - an opinion on 01-20-2016 at 01:45 AM
So this winter I have become enamored with Belgian Quads. Combing the recipes, I am going to
make a couple of the famous clones that many members have already duplicated.I have read many
threads on ma...
Posted in thread: What Style Did I Make??? on 01-15-2016 at 03:55 AM
Thanks! Now I can tell folks what they like...
Posted in thread: What Style Did I Make??? on 01-14-2016 at 01:28 AM
So when I first started all grain, I used all sorts of posted recipes to see what I would like
to brew. By and large, I have enjoyed most, though some I won't brew again.During my trials, I
brewed a r...
Posted in thread: grain storage containers on 01-12-2016 at 03:16 AM
I am sure storage buckets are helpful, but I store my bulk grain in the sacks they some in,
stacked in a dry part of my basement. My basement is bone dry and cool.I store specially grain
in zip lock b...
Posted in thread: Cost: All Grain vs. Extract vs. Kit Brewing on 01-12-2016 at 03:06 AM
You r on the right track to not include the equipment cost!AG definitely cheaper if you are
buying in bulk. Cost per brew really depends on what you are doing...double IPAs with tons of
hops-you can e...
Posted in thread: Ball vs Pin on 01-09-2016 at 05:27 PM
I recommend ball lock-they are more expensive but moving forward that seems to be the style
that new keg makers are making. Pin lock are also wider and for me that would mean one less keg
in my keezer...
Posted in thread: do I put co2 when chilling my keg? on 01-09-2016 at 04:56 AM
I purge headspace-hit with co2 at 30psi, pull co2 in off-purge. Repeat three times. Rids most
if not all o2.I then cellar mine to make at least four weeks (including secondary time) then
drop in keeze...