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  • Posted in thread: How Rye I Am (Rye Saison) - 2011 - 1st Place Best of Show - HBT Comp on 10-10-2011 at 05:52 PM
    I made this scaled down to a 5.5 gal. batch with some minor adjustments so the measurements
    weren't all wonky:9lb pils3lb 8oz rye malt11.4 oz dark candi sugarAlso altered the hop schedule
    a bit with a...

  • Posted in thread: Bochet Mead (burnt mead) on 09-25-2011 at 12:27 AM
    I think I'll wait until winter to brew this ^_^

  • Posted in thread: Carboy is huge - Can't reach in for a hydro reading on 09-23-2011 at 07:38 PM
    Okay, I'll say it... (head space issues aside) Why bother with secondary? Because as I stated
    in the OP, I currently have no way to access the beer and take a hydro reading. A smaller
    vessel would mak...

  • Posted in thread: Carboy is huge - Can't reach in for a hydro reading on 09-23-2011 at 07:14 PM
    A week ago saturday I made a 5 gallon batch of 1.090 pumpkin ale and pitched 2 packets of S-04.
    Foolishly, I put it in a 10 gallon carboy, and can't reach down far enough to take a gravity
    reading (ca...

  • Posted in thread: Black Pearl Porter (AG) on 07-13-2011 at 02:32 AM
    Tried one 3 weeks after bottling. Still not fully carbed, but we had to do a taste
    test.Delicious. Absolutely delicious. Both myself and my father agree this is one of the best
    porters we have had. I'...

  • Posted in thread: First IPA on 07-06-2011 at 05:22 PM
    You can dry hop in the primary, just wait until it's done fermenting. Generally a 1 week dry
    hop is standard. So let it ferment, after 2 weeks dry hop, and at the end of your third week
    bottle. And I ...

  • Posted in thread: dry hop debris (picture) on 07-05-2011 at 06:52 PM
    A technique someone else suggested on here that worked perfect for me:When you rack to the
    bottling bucket, tie a nylon hop bag onto the end of your autosiphon with a fair amount of
    empty space. There...

  • Posted in thread: Is this three keg setup a reasonable price? on 07-05-2011 at 06:33 PM
    Check this site out just recieved my keg setup with picnic tap. Great quality and packaging
    and 100$ less than anywhere else.They don't have a 3 keg setup, but email the guy, he will
    build you a pac...

  • Posted in thread: What do you love/hate about your LHBS?? on 06-23-2011 at 03:31 PM
    Like:-Great selection of ingredients and materials. -Willing to order in stuff they don't have
    in stock.-Helpful, friendly and patient owner who will take the time to answer any and all of
    your questi...

  • Posted in thread: Ice cream stout on 06-14-2011 at 08:20 PM
    Southern Tier's Creme Brulee stout is probably the closest commercial beer to what you are
    aiming for. Really high-gravity, super thick and chewy, sweet as heck, and literally tastes
    like creme brulee...