Last Activity:10-30-2014 11:15 AM
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Posted in thread: Why do large (10+ gallon) batches? on 10-28-2014 at 03:59 PM
Other:I usually brew with 2 or 3 other guys. Lately we've been brewing 25 plus gallons at a
time. We are able to do 3 different styles. Anything less and I am not sure it'd be worth our
Posted in thread: Brewing first low gravity Belgian table beer on 10-28-2014 at 03:56 PM
What is your reason for the honey and sugar addition?That little of honey it is basically doing
the same thing as the sugar addition. That is as a simple sugar it will completely ferment out
and add l...
Posted in thread: Aging Old Ale Advice on 09-23-2014 at 07:47 PM
I am not sure what your recipe looks like however I am sure it being an Old Ale it'll most
likely have a rather large original gravity. Please note the fermentation schedule you
mentioned above might ...
Posted in thread: Honey to Fermenter on 09-17-2014 at 11:48 PM
More yeast is not necessary because as you stated the gravity is at 1.008. It more than likely
is done fermenting and the yeast is still heatthy.As for adding honey it will not add honey
flavor but ju...
Posted in thread: Honey to Fermenter on 09-17-2014 at 08:50 PM
I think there are some very common misconceptions in this thread about the use of honey.The
honey not mixed with water creates too high an osmotic pressure. The yeast are unable to
ferment it. The onl...
Posted in thread: Fly/Continuous Sparging on 09-17-2014 at 02:11 PM
Check your grain crush.After reading a million times that the first thing to check into with
poor efficiency is the crush I finally went to go to a different LHBS where they have a
heavy-duty grain mi...
Posted in thread: Unique Barleywine - input appreciated on 09-16-2014 at 04:09 PM
Before you go through all the trouble of making a barleywine, which as les2point0 mentions
above is not the easiest beer to make, buy a commercial BW and mix it in the glass with a
Zinfandel. I have n...
Posted in thread: Doing some calculations pre-beer day on 08-22-2014 at 03:18 PM
Also be sure to preheat your mash tun.
Posted in thread: Places to enjoy brew in NOLA on 06-09-2014 at 03:18 PM
I was just there in May and spent some time at the Avenue Pub. They had a great tap selection.
Was there with others who aren't as into beer as me so this really was the only spot we hit but
Posted in thread: The Sugar Shack on 04-17-2014 at 05:39 PM
With that much sap you should look into making an Acerglyn.