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Posted in thread: Berliner Weiss, many ways on 04-19-2014 at 05:03 PM
If anyone is interested, I recently got a silver medal in the sour category with this process.
I haven't yet received my score or any judging notes but here are a few tasting notes of my
Posted in thread: Share us your DUMBEST brewing experience... on 02-25-2014 at 03:13 AM
Ouch! Bottle bombs? What did you do?1 bottle bomb and LOTS of gushers. My first couple of
bottles flowed like lava, and I'd end up with about 3-4 oz of actual beer. The last few bottles
I let sit in t...
Posted in thread: Share us your DUMBEST brewing experience... on 02-25-2014 at 01:55 AM
Last year I decided to make some 1 gallon experimental batches. I accounted for everything on
brew day, but then came bottling day. On my second-to-last bottle I realized I'd gone through
the motions ...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 02-22-2014 at 07:59 PM
5808.5+ 3.0 gallons gose+ 5.0 gallons oak aged imperial stout____________5816.5.
Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 02-18-2014 at 11:59 PM
Did you mash at a high enough temp to ensure the bugs have something to munch on?I used the
extract kit and steeped the specialty grains at 160 for 45 minutes.I pitched the Abbey yeast on
brew day and...
Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 02-18-2014 at 04:02 PM
I'm 4.5 months in, and although it's quite tasty I'm wondering if I need to toss some more bugs
in. I pitched Brett L 3.5 months ago and Roeselare 1.5 months ago. No signs of a pellicle, and
I'm not g...
Posted in thread: Jalapeno Pineapple Beer on 02-17-2014 at 10:27 PM
Nicely done!I'd consider replacing the Willamette with some Amarillo or possibly Citra. I've
gotten some really nice pineapple aroma from both and think modest late additions of one of
those could rea...
Posted in thread: Double-W Imperial Stout on 02-11-2014 at 07:07 PM
italarican:- If you want it drier, simply mash lower - 150-152F. If it's still not dry enough,
bump the ferm temp up a little at the end to get the yeast to dry it out.-The WL Cali Ale will
Posted in thread: Double-W Imperial Stout on 02-11-2014 at 06:12 PM
The description of flavors here is exactly what I'm going for, but I'm thinking about brewing a
RIS with a much dryer, more crisp mouthfeel. I was shocked how much I loved a RIS by a brewery
Posted in thread: Smoked Berliner Weisse - No Boil - BOS on 12-09-2013 at 04:23 PM
Thanks for the idea! I've had a few smoky-sour beers that I've loved. I'm planning to tweak
this recipe this week using midnight wheat instead of flaked and dregs from Tart of Darkness
for a light-bod...