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Posted in thread: What is this? Mold? The "I" word? on 05-06-2013 at 01:52 PM
Door, you got it! I'm sure shipping a 5 gallon carboy won't hurt too bad :).Well, we racked the
beer yesterday and took a sample. It tasted great! I forgot to take a picture of it in the
Posted in thread: What is this? Mold? The "I" word? on 05-05-2013 at 01:32 PM
Thanks for the quick replies everyone! My wife was a microbiology major and naturally wanted to
make sure before we racked it. I'll let her know they are yeast rafts, probably leave the word
Posted in thread: What is this? Mold? The "I" word? on 05-05-2013 at 04:33 AM
Hi everyone,We just uncovered an American Amber we've had in secondary to rack it tonight. When
we uncovered it we saw this floating on top. I know the pictures don't do them justice but they
Posted in thread: Help with Honey Ale Recipe on 04-05-2013 at 02:44 AM
Thanks! Even after sitting today at 12psi (actually more like 11) I poured a pint and it was
not only less foamy it seems to be carbing. Thanks for everyone's input!Regarding the taste,
after all of t...
Posted in thread: Help with Honey Ale Recipe on 04-04-2013 at 10:37 PM
I appreciate your help as well Jwood. I turned it down to 12 psi this morning and plan on
letting it sit in the kegerator for the next few days and then check on it. What is the proper
temperature I s...
Posted in thread: Help with Honey Ale Recipe on 04-04-2013 at 01:41 PM
Thanks for the feedback Adam. We figured it should be carb'd up by now as well. This recipe has
been the ultimate battle from the get-go. We are getting really close on just scrapping this
batch and s...
Posted in thread: Help with Honey Ale Recipe on 04-04-2013 at 01:06 AM
Hi everyone,Well it's been over 3 weeks since we kegged the ale and we've been checking it
about every week.We racked the beer off of the yeast that had settled in primary right into a
keg. We didn't ...
Posted in thread: Bourbon Oak Cubes in Chimay Clone on 03-27-2013 at 01:20 PM
Thanks for the reply solbes. I did mention chips and cubes, sorry, meant cubes. That's what I
purchased.We don't want a strong oak taste just give it a little different flavor with a hint
of bourbon a...
Posted in thread: Bourbon Oak Cubes in Chimay Clone on 03-27-2013 at 12:42 PM
Thanks for the reply. That's kinda what we were figuring. How long would you soak the oak chips
in bourbon before transferring to the beer? Is there a preferred process on how to do this?
Posted in thread: Bourbon Oak Cubes in Chimay Clone on 03-27-2013 at 04:53 AM
Hi all. We just picked up the ingredients to brew our first Belgian Strong Ale (Chimay Grande
Reserve clone). As an experiment we were thinking about aging some of it in bourbon soaked oak