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Posted in thread: Not impressed with my immersion chiller... on 06-17-2016 at 06:34 PM
The cheapest, laziest and most effective method when using an IC is to get a $5 paint stirrer
from HD and put it on the end of a drill. For those with higher temp hose water, a pre-chiller
to get it d...
Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Supply on 05-30-2016 at 10:58 PM
One thing I haven't seen mentioned - grain is now 'mill it yourself' in the previously closed
off grain room. Relatively big change for AHS!
Posted in thread: Who is Brewing Memorial Day Weekend? on 05-30-2016 at 06:38 PM
Brewing an orange/ginger saison, from BrewDog's TM10 recipe. First brew since Christmas.
Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Supply on 07-14-2015 at 04:30 PM
AHB got bought out and the old owner is gone. I was in there last week and was blown away by
the amount of product they had in the store. THere were hundreds of wine kits, kegs, keggels,
pots, you nam...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 07-08-2015 at 07:49 PM
I would still do a starter. Keep the yeast happy and theyll make you a better beer. Plus, you
cna harvest some yeast from the starter to use for next timeId ferment it much warmer though.
This will in...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 07-08-2015 at 07:33 PM
I'm brewing with this yeast for the first time this weekend (a nice wee saison) and I typically
use White Labs, not Wyeast. My OG will be about 1.065, and I'll be fermenting in the high
60s/low 70s ov...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 10-18-2014 at 04:20 AM
Since these beers have their roots in England I would think you could find examples to try
there. This is not as common a style in the UK as you'd expect. That "over the top" element of
RIS is just no...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 09-10-2014 at 03:02 PM
In my opinion, 1.040 will be far too sweet. Not sure why your original yeast crapped out. What
was/is your fermentation temperature? Did you hit it with O2 before pitching?Ferm temp/o2 was
fine, I jus...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 09-10-2014 at 01:40 AM
Brewed this up yesterday, with less hops than the original recipe, but the rest the same. BIAB,
5 gallons, hit 1.090 & target (according to beersmith) was 1.094. I can live that :) Used two
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 07-31-2014 at 02:14 AM
Has anyone added brown sugar to the fermentation of this to keep the yeasties going?