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  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-26-2016 at 07:11 PM

  • Posted in thread: Trying my hand at open fermentation by necessity on 07-13-2016 at 08:11 PM
    When I first started brewing about 20 years ago this is how I fermented albeit I used a daisy
    chain of rubber bands and safety pins in place of the masking tape.I would just dip the entire
    bag in iodo...

  • Posted in thread: Hoppy Amber Lager. Recommendations? on 05-26-2016 at 02:57 PM
    Would you mind sharing your recipe? Looks great.

  • Posted in thread: I have a "Tart" Cherry tree loaded with cherries. Now what? on 05-11-2016 at 05:21 PM
    Get some honey and make a Cherry Melomel.

  • Posted in thread: advice for bottling with WLP644 Brett Brux Trois on 03-31-2016 at 03:13 PM
    I've done an IPA with citra, mosaic, and centennial that I enjoyed. I also split a batch of
    Hefeweizen where half was pitched with 644.I plan to eventually combine the two ideas above and
    do a hoppy w...

  • Posted in thread: advice for bottling with WLP644 Brett Brux Trois on 03-30-2016 at 06:40 PM
    It was recently discovered that 644 is actually not Brett. So to answer your question I think
    you shouldn't expect bottle bombs.

  • Posted in thread: Any worse beer destination than Mexico? on 02-25-2016 at 03:50 PM
    I just got back from Mexico a week ago and was an hour and a half north of Cancun on a tiny
    island. I wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised. A cafe/ice cream shop had a
    cooler that had a ...

  • Posted in thread: What to do with a harsh belgian style ale (8%) on 02-05-2016 at 06:59 PM
    You mentioned you added honey. How much? If it was a large percentage I agree that aging might
    improve the flavor; i.e. aging a mead.

  • Posted in thread: Wheat Braggot on 01-29-2016 at 09:14 PM
    I can't comment directly on MikeRLynch's recipe above but a few years ago I did something
    similar.I brewed a 12 gallon batch of a Hefe (60% wheat/32% pilsener/8% munich) and had small
    amount of wort l...

  • Posted in thread: Using a Belgian Golden / Strong ale yeast in a spiced mead? on 01-26-2016 at 04:39 PM
    I would suggest checking out the mead forum and specifically "Bray's One Month Mead" thread.
    His yeast of choice is Wyeast 1388 Belgian Strong Ale.I think there is info in that thread that
    you will fi...