Last Activity:11-20-2015 4:38 PM
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Posted in thread: Looking to clone Not Your Father's Root Beer (Small Town Brewery) on 11-21-2015 at 08:16 PM
$9/6pk here...In the current state of beer, sadly $9/6 is almost considered cheap around
Posted in thread: Looking to clone Not Your Father's Root Beer (Small Town Brewery) on 11-20-2015 at 04:38 PM
I am not sure it is worth brewing this anymore. There are pallets of it in every single store
and they are almost giving it away now. Probably not worth the time and money unless you are
doing it just...
Posted in thread: Coconut Porter 1st Place in 2nd Round 2011 HBT Comp on 09-22-2015 at 03:32 AM
Just like all my other grains. Crush it and put it in the mash. Seems to work well. Started
doing it after a recommendation from a local brew master.
Posted in thread: New Holland Dragon's Milk Clone Recipe on 09-19-2015 at 02:57 AM
Thank you for the quick response to my question! My thought was make the necessary 15 L of
starter in a 5 gal food container from a single smack pack, and use an aquarium aerator to both
Posted in thread: New Holland Dragon's Milk Clone Recipe on 09-14-2015 at 02:50 PM
Yes. First of all, if you are making a starter, use the freshest yeast available as that will
increase your pitch rate. Also, i always cold crash my starters, siphon off almost all of the
liquid, and ...
Posted in thread: Coconut Porter 1st Place in 2nd Round 2011 HBT Comp on 09-11-2015 at 06:10 PM
I have never had any issues with the oils having a negative impact on the beer. I use red wheat
in my coconut recipes to help with head retention as well. I toast my coconut, then as soon as
it comes ...
Posted in thread: Bourbon County Stout clone attempt on 07-09-2015 at 02:55 AM
I used an oak spiral, and left it in for 3 weeks. I tasted it along the way and pulled it out
when it tasted like BC. I have not tasted it yet as it is still bottle conditioning, but I
Posted in thread: Bourbon County Stout clone attempt on 06-18-2015 at 06:20 PM
I just had the same issue with my bcbs clone two months ago. My OG was 1.137 and it stalled at
1.040. I pitched a starter of wlp high gravity yeast into the secondary and it only took it
down to 1.037...
Posted in thread: Looking to clone Not Your Father's Root Beer (Small Town Brewery) on 03-29-2015 at 09:30 PM
This is not the same beer...What is being bottled in 12oz and sold as NYFRB is a 5.9% root
beer, and the original was 10.7% in bombers or kegs. This version tastes like root beer
flavored cough syrup....
Posted in thread: Bourbon County Stout clone attempt on 12-20-2014 at 05:30 AM
Read this article, it may help you on your way, especially your barreling methods. If it works,
I call dibs on a bottle of it:)