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Posted in thread: New Holland Clone? on 02-03-2016 at 04:25 AM
So I just sampled my second batch of this and made some tweaks from my first stab at it. At
this point, it is identical to Dragon's Milk. I tasted it tonight because I just threw in some
Posted in thread: Using fishing line on oak spirals- is this bad? on 12-31-2015 at 09:59 PM
My plan was to pull the spirals out when the oak is right because it is then getting vanilla
beans and cacoa nibs. I am unsure of how long the oak will need to give me what I am looking
for, so I did ...
Posted in thread: Using fishing line on oak spirals- is this bad? on 12-31-2015 at 08:43 PM
I am planning to tie some fishing line to my oak spirals so I can pull them out of the
secondary once the flavor profile is right. Can the line have any negative effect on the beer
(leeching, off flav...
Posted in thread: Bourbon County Stout clone attempt on 12-07-2015 at 03:54 PM
I use beer tools pro and it calculated the SRM as 37.1. I will admit, I never pay attention to
SRM calculations, so I did not even notice that.On the GI brew log sheet, it lists color as
180, so I am ...
Posted in thread: Bourbon County Stout clone attempt on 12-06-2015 at 01:23 AM
The only thing I could not see was the hop schedule. It also listed OG, color, yeast (although
it only said Ale yeast, so whatever their house ale strain is), and IBU's. but that info is all
over the ...
Posted in thread: Bourbon County Stout clone attempt on 12-06-2015 at 01:19 AM
In the grit and grain series online there is a brief second where they show the brew log sheet.
I paused it, screen shot it, and then converted their weight into percentage so I could easily
scale it ...
Posted in thread: Who picked up BCBS today? on 12-04-2015 at 09:57 PM
Definitely not the ABV. I can get Avery's Tweak which is 17%. It could be sales I suppose,
there's a lot of competition in the beer market here especially with Surly, Fulton's and other
great local br...
Posted in thread: Who picked up BCBS today? on 12-04-2015 at 09:45 PM
I don't understand why we I can't get this in Minneapolis :( I can get all sorts of other Goose
Island beer, why not this one? :mad:Many areas don't allow the sale of this because of the high
Posted in thread: Who picked up BCBS today? on 12-04-2015 at 08:30 PM
I think this beer is at its best at 3 years old. I have had some up to 5 years, but they are
starting to fall off around then. Also, part of what makes BCBS different is that it is not
barrel aged in ...
Posted in thread: Bourbon County Stout clone attempt on 12-04-2015 at 05:37 AM
I was going to make the same point regarding a 2015 bottle. Funny that their website does not
mention it as an ingredient though.I was speculating on the fact that wheat/dark wheat could
maybe be resp...