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  • Posted in thread: How to make a big, low-abv Stout/Porter on 08-10-2016 at 03:02 AM
    Do I hear 'windsor is low attenuating but... also not a really good yeast' or will the yeast
    also be good/interesting?I fermented an English Mild once with Windsor, and it placed second
    out of 11 entr...

  • Posted in thread: Favorite Looking Homebrew Competition Medals on 03-28-2016 at 12:32 PM
    I need to enter Bluebonnet sometime..... that is awesome.+1 to that. Thanks for sharing, Gavin
    C. That stein is impressive, to say the least.

  • Posted in thread: Have bourbon barrel, but I don't like big imperial stouts. What should I do? on 02-18-2016 at 11:51 AM
    Do you have any interest in a bourbon barrel porter? Those are pretty common. I recently brewed
    one with a target OG of 1.060. I missed and it came out at 1.056. It's still aging at the
    moment, but I ...

  • Posted in thread: Kegerator door won't stay sealed completely on 02-17-2016 at 01:22 PM
    While not very aesthetically pleasing, I've seen someone use a ratchet strap to tighten a seal
    on an upright freezer. They just wrapped it around the entire freezer and tightened it up. I'm
    not sure i...

  • Posted in thread: US-05 No Krausen, slow start on 02-13-2016 at 04:25 AM
    Let us know how it turns out, I'd be interested to see what happened. This whole thing was an
    exercise in patience, so lesson learned!I packaged on day 14. My OG was 1.050 and FG was 1.011
    - 1.012ish,...

  • Posted in thread: Dortmunder Export Advice on 02-10-2016 at 01:37 PM
    The more batches I've brewed, the more I'm becoming convinced that the single most important
    factor is the yeast. We can argue about recipes, or mash temperatures, or hot side aeration, or
    trub/no tru...

  • Posted in thread: Dortmunder Export Advice on 02-09-2016 at 01:31 PM
    I agree with kombat that fermenting it for a month might be a little long. I would watch the
    fermentation and probably go closer to two-three weeks. Additionally, I like the advice for
    oxygenating wit...

  • Posted in thread: US-05 No Krausen, slow start on 02-09-2016 at 01:20 PM
    Add me to the list for having a similar experience. I usually use liquid yeast, but this was a
    quick brew, and with many of the comparisons I've read among the Safale, Wyeast, and White Labs
    Chico str...

  • Posted in thread: Help: Trying to choose a few good beers to start with. on 02-07-2016 at 02:52 AM
    From what you have listed, I would recommend trying to brew something similar to Hobgoblin.
    Between looking at other clone recipes and the website information I would think you could
    come up with so...

  • Posted in thread: im puzzled at 4 days on 01-28-2016 at 03:14 AM
    didnt think it could warmer in the fermenter than the thermometer on the outside of the
    container. maybe i should move the fermenters to a slightly cooler side of the house?If you
    have something like ...