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Posted in thread: Black Butte XXI Clone Anyone?? on 11-03-2009 at 09:10 PM
So how is this turning out Eddie.Funny you should ask. We just bottled this last night. It
tasted absolutely amazing! I can't wait to taste it chilled, aged, and carbonated. Here is a
brief overview o...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Temp Question... on 10-16-2009 at 01:20 AM
When a recipe recommends a fermentation temp range of X*F to Y*F, is that referencing the
ambient temp (or cooling liquid temp. if using a jacketed vessel) or the temperature of the
actual liquid? If ...
Posted in thread: Question On Fermentation Progress on 10-08-2009 at 10:12 PM
Thanks for the suggestions, I'm sure it will be fine. It tasted pretty damn good for 2 week old
beer, not sweet at all. It's got some additions and aging/scrubbing to yet to go, I'll be
curious if the...
Posted in thread: first timer on 10-07-2009 at 05:58 AM
The only way to really know if your beer is finished fermenting is to take hydrometer readings.
Posted in thread: Question On Fermentation Progress on 10-07-2009 at 03:39 AM
I recently brewed a double Black Butte Porter clone which had a O.G. of 1.107 (projected to be
1.109). I took a reading at 7 days which was 1.035, a significant progress. I again took a
reading at 14 ...
Posted in thread: Rogue Chocolate Stout Clone on 09-26-2009 at 07:50 PM
This recipe is actually a reprint from Sep/Oct '03 issue of Zymurgy...5 U.S. gallons (19
liters)O.G. 1.060 (15 P)IBU: 6911.0 lb. Great Western 2-row pale malt .5 lb. 120L Crystal Malt
.5 lb. Chocolate...
Posted in thread: Black Butte XXI Clone Anyone?? on 09-26-2009 at 07:21 PM
Here is the recipe I went with for my first test batch. Brewed 9/19/2009:5 gallons batch -
extract with specialty grains.90 minute boil7.00 lb. (48.3%) Light LME3.00 lb. (20.7%) Light
DME1.50 lb. (10....
Posted in thread: WLP005 vs. WLP002 on 09-18-2009 at 03:35 PM
Great, thanks for the info. Thanks, too, for the comparison chart. I used White Labs yeast for
my first six or seven batches of beer and have had great results. Recently, though, I used a
Posted in thread: WLP005 vs. WLP002 on 09-18-2009 at 02:30 AM
Jamil recently did a Black Butte Porter clone on Can You Brew It. The recipe calls for the use
of WLP002 English ale yeast. The attenuation looks like it has a max of about 70% Jamil
estimated his clo...
Posted in thread: Bottle Cleaning Questions on 09-15-2009 at 06:45 PM
I think I may have been going about this all wrong. I am super fussy with making sure my
bottles are clean before sanitizing and bottling. With new/unused bottles it's just an easy
sanitize and rinse ...