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Posted in thread: How to add orange, woodchips and coriander on 11-26-2014 at 08:15 PM
How much bourbon did you add? I added 10 oz to a 5 gal batch, the recipe I used called for
1.5-2.5 oz/gal, so I just shot for the middle. I made an extract recipe from my LHBS, and used
Posted in thread: How to add orange, woodchips and coriander on 11-26-2014 at 06:46 PM
I made a vanilla bourbon porter this summer, and I just split and scraped 2 vanilla beans and
threw everything in secondary and racked on top of it. Turned out GREAT. The bourbon was added
Posted in thread: Why do you home brew? on 11-17-2014 at 08:25 PM
It's like playing mad scientist, and when it's all done you get BEER! I'm a goof and a
tinkerer, I love the intricate interactions throughout the process, from the biological action
done by the maltin...
Posted in thread: West Coasters Help!!!! on 11-17-2014 at 08:14 PM
I saw an article (forget where) that as Russian River is undergoing some upgrades, they are
contracting Firestone Brewing of Paso Robles, CA to brew Pliny for them. This may account for
it being MORE ...
Posted in thread: CO2 Volume Threshold? on 11-17-2014 at 06:44 PM
Samuel Smith bottles are VERY thick, although at 550 mL (18.7 fl oz), they're kind of an
oddball size. I imagine they can handle about as much carbonation as you can throw at them.
Posted in thread: Mark your kettle? on 11-13-2014 at 10:48 PM
There's a really great thread here:
Posted in thread: sour taste in pumpkin ale on 11-07-2014 at 06:43 PM
Last year, I made a batch of Yuri's Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale, and it picked up some sort of
lacto/aceter infection that left no visible signs in the fermentor. I still don't like it, but
it went on t...
Posted in thread: what's your turkey day beer? on 11-03-2014 at 02:26 AM
Bottling Mac 'N' Jacks African Amber tomorrow to take to Turkey Day festivities. Enough
character for the craft beer fans, "drinkable" enough for the BMC crowd.
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 10-27-2014 at 10:43 PM
5 Gal. Mac & Jack's African Amber clone32,078.5 +5 = 32,083.5
Posted in thread: Carboy Cradle on 09-10-2014 at 06:38 PM
This looks awesome, do you have pics of any carboys being cradled?