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Posted in thread: Did I oxidize my RIS? on 03-08-2014 at 03:39 PM
I didn't take a gravity reading, I really should have. There was no krausen at that point.This
really sucks. I was hoping add bourbon soaked oak cubes and age this beer for a year.
Posted in thread: Did I oxidize my RIS? on 03-08-2014 at 01:13 AM
Sunday I brewed a RIS. It was supposed to have an OG of 1.107. I way undershot my OG and ended
up at 1.082. Yesterday I boiled up 2 lbs of DME to add in to regain some of the gravity I
missed. When ad...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 03-03-2014 at 12:06 AM
I brewed this today. This is the biggest beer I have ever done. It was max capacity for my mash
tun. I also missed my OG by a lot. I ended up at 1.082. Hopefully it will still turn our OK.
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 02-26-2014 at 02:48 PM
Anyone ever done this beer and aged it with some bourbon oak chips?
Posted in thread: Not racking to a secondary on 02-20-2014 at 05:33 PM
I'm not sure about adding gelatin, as I'm only familiar with adding it to the keg.However for
dry hops, you can carefully add those hops directly into the primary. Just be careful not to
splash the be...
Posted in thread: Belgian Golden Strong Ale 8.5 % two-stage fermentation? on 02-20-2014 at 05:10 PM
I can't see how higher ABV would make a beer "better" for secondary.If you normally secondary
your beers, than feel free to secondary this one. I think the majority of homebrewers only
secondary for t...
Posted in thread: Mash tun size for 10 - 12L batch on 02-20-2014 at 05:07 PM
The "Can I Mash It?" tool below is excellent for this. Look up a recipe for the highest ABV
beer you'd want to make, and use that to determine if the mash tun is big enough for you.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 02-15-2014 at 03:31 AM
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-23-2014 at 01:49 PM
Count me in
Posted in thread: 2014 Brewyears Resolutions on 12-20-2013 at 05:11 PM
To brew some belgians and saisons. Two styles I have never done.