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Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout recipe critique on 10-15-2014 at 12:44 AM
I think your recipe looks good. Its pretty close to the %'s I use for my RIS. I use 75.2% Base
malts, 14.1% Roasted/Chocolate Malts, 7% Crystal Malts & 3.5% Flaked. It comes out pretty dark,
Posted in thread: How long will my hops last in the freezer? on 09-17-2014 at 11:46 PM
I have pellet hops in my freezer that are 3-5 years old. I keep all of my hops in either vacuum
sealed bags or vacuum sealed mason jars - both with silica gel oxy absorber packs inside. I buy
Posted in thread: 1gal Strawberry Wheat on 07-12-2014 at 01:31 AM
I would also choose the citra. Next time though, get some el dorado hops and you will
supercharge the strawberry flavors.
Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Easy Jack on 07-12-2014 at 01:25 AM
I just listened to the Firestone Walker Holiday show on the brewing network where Matt talks
about Mandarin Bavarian being the dominant hop in this beer - I also purchased a bit of it and
through it i...
Posted in thread: E-Herms Build on 07-12-2014 at 01:20 AM
Im not sure if I mentioned it in this thread or not, but the corkboard thing didnt work out
like I had hoped. The unfortunate thing is that there is always going to be liquid making its
way out of the...
Posted in thread: We are JaDeD Brewing on 07-01-2014 at 07:32 PM
I may be missing this, but do you have any metrics on cooling more than 5 gallons of wort? I
use MoreBeer 26 gallon heavy duty kettles and often brew 15 gallon batches.They seem like
Posted in thread: Red Color Flanders on 06-26-2014 at 07:21 PM
1. Boil time was 2 hours.2. Mash was a single step @ 158F for 90 minutes, 15 minute mash out @
168F.We actually fermented it with US05 for the primary ferment which was the first time I have
used dry ...
Posted in thread: Red Color Flanders on 06-24-2014 at 01:27 AM
Well, from my experience you can use small %'s of Carafa Special III to add some red to your
beers. I use that in my Vienna Lager to push the color to red from a dark orange. At the same
time I just m...
Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 06-04-2014 at 09:49 PM
Yeast is very resilient especially brett. If the tube is with in a year use it. I got all my
souring culture yeasts and bacteria out of lambic bottles and they are voracious.I get the idea
Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 06-04-2014 at 06:32 PM
Quick question: I have a vial of Brett Brux that I bought a whole ago and never used, would
this beer work to add the Brett to secondary and age for 9 months? I know it won't be the same
beer, but I'm...