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  • Posted in thread: Racking into Secondary and this happened on 03-02-2014 at 11:50 PM
    It all depends what you want from the oak. It is an IPA, so should be fine. Me, I would do
    exactly as you have done ....... not going to waste the bourbon.It's actually an Imperial Stout
    so I figured ...

  • Posted in thread: Racking into Secondary and this happened on 03-02-2014 at 08:48 AM
    Thanks. I let the cubes soak for 2 weeks and added the cubes and the bourbon they were in. It
    was roughly only 4 oz or so.Was this a mistake? Been reading that you should toss it because of
    tannins. I...

  • Posted in thread: Racking into Secondary and this happened on 03-02-2014 at 07:49 AM
    Hey guys, tried searching and didn't come up with an exact answer so I assume it's no big
    deal.I was racking my Imperial Stout into my secondary with oak and bourbon and I wasn't paying
    attention to h...

  • Posted in thread: Dry hopping on 02-15-2014 at 07:51 PM
    The big thing is don't overthink it and look too much into it. Just keep it simple and do the
    method you are comfortable with.Like the post above, the last 2 beers I dry hopped were high
    gravity beers...

  • Posted in thread: Dry hopping on 02-14-2014 at 09:08 AM
    Seems more people like the idea of dry hopping in the primary because it lowers the chances of
    infection and introducing more oxygen to the beer, and because it is less work and very
    simple.If you are...

  • Posted in thread: The beer that got you into beer on 02-10-2014 at 04:37 PM
    Yeah it's funny how for some, like myself, beer was an acquired test, and for others people
    they just like beer from the first sip.I remember drinking Schlitz Malt Liquor and chasing it
    with Mello Yel...

  • Posted in thread: Does this make sense? on 02-10-2014 at 06:43 AM
    Ok so I'm brewing the M-80 extract kit and the directions say to add up to 3 oranges to primary
    after 2 days of primary fermentation. Will adding fruit at this stage actually accomplish
    anything flavo...

  • Posted in thread: Water quality and I worried to much? on 02-09-2014 at 06:07 AM
    My water is terrible city water which tastes tart and chlorine-y.I just go to the store and buy
    spring water and every batch so far has tasted great.If your tap water tastes good then brew
    with it . I...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing Imperial Stout this weekend, quick question on 02-06-2014 at 02:22 AM
    Hey guys, I know this has been mentioned before but I did not find an answer to this specific
    question.I bought some medium toast American oak CUBES, and plan on soaking them in whiskey for
    a week or ...

  • Posted in thread: The beer that got you into beer on 01-19-2014 at 10:19 PM
    The beer that got me into homebrewing was Sweetwater IPA. They are local and were a big deal
    when the original owner was there.Now I'm hoping to land a job at Terrapin if they'll ever post
    job opening...

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