Last Activity:09-23-2012 11:36 AM
Posted in thread: BierMuncher's OktoberFAST Ale (AG) on 09-23-2012 at 05:30 PM
Brewing up 5G's of this today because it is almost October, and I'm back in the NE after living
in Hawaii for a long time. It's tough to appreciate an Octoberfest beer in Hawaii when it is
75* and sun...
Posted in thread: Anyone else love S04? on 10-26-2011 at 01:39 AM
I agree on the yeast cake, I just racked my BrandonO Graff which I made with S-04 and the yeast
cake was SOLID. WOW!
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 10-26-2011 at 01:31 AM
Spazzy:1. I am not sure what cell count your Safale US-05 would have per packet, but I pitched
a full packet of Safale S-04 into my Graff and it is fine. Don't worry, relax and have a
homebrew.2. I wo...
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 10-25-2011 at 10:06 PM
Looked in on my graff again today. I took a full hydrometer sample and it settled out at
1.1018. I drank the sample after, and I like where it ended up a lot. I'd like to try doing
this with other jui...
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 10-23-2011 at 09:49 PM
Portland Patrick,I added the 10 lbs of apples directly to the wort recipe that BrandonO
specifies. I adapted aa apple wine recipe from Jack Keller's wine site. I strained the liquor
when I racked it a...
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 10-16-2011 at 12:06 AM
My Graff just got racked into secondary. I had added 10 lbs of sliced apples from a local
orchard rather than AJ. As part of racking, I pureed the apples and strained/pressed off the
juice. It is sitt...
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 10-09-2011 at 02:56 AM
Just made my first batch of Graff. I followed the recipe loosely, and used carapils instead of
torrified wheat, and used Centennial hops for the boil.I didn't have any apple juice around but
since it ...
Posted in thread: Maui Brewing Big Swell IPA on 11-05-2010 at 08:27 PM
AHA! I finally got home from sea and contacted the Brewmaster. I got a great run down of the
hopping schedule, though no exact amounts. They included several hops that were not on the
original list we...
Posted in thread: BierMuncher's OktoberFAST Ale (AG) on 10-06-2010 at 11:23 PM
I just got home from sea and tried one of the Octoberfast bottles I had put up. I followed
Biermuncher's recipe to a "T," and used Safale S-04, and wow, this is one tasty brew after a
few months of ag...
Posted in thread: My First Saison on 06-11-2010 at 09:37 AM
Salanis,Just finished a Saison, the fermentation wasn't TOO crazy. I agree 100% with
wonderbread. The 6 Gal fermenter will be fine, and you can always rig a blowoff preventer. I
also use a small perce...