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  • Posted in thread: Fireside Barleywine on 10-16-2012 at 12:32 AM
    The beer turned out really great with the smoked malt. The first few months in bottles it was
    almost overpowered with smokiness. Today it's great & very enjoyable. If you drop the gravity,
    I would cer...

  • Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 06-01-2011 at 02:45 PM
    Sure hope this helps remove the yeast crud stuck to my carboys after primary =)

  • Posted in thread: Fireside Barleywine on 04-09-2011 at 01:54 PM
    Brew day was 3/6/11 and it went well. I think our crush was less than ideal though, which led
    to an OG of 1.094. According to BeerSmith we should have been around 1.110 OG. I racked it to
    secondary on...

  • Posted in thread: Beer Leaking from Corny Keg on 03-28-2011 at 02:26 AM
    Props to you. I have an older keg and the poppet valve was slowly leaking my beer all over the
    floor. I followed your advice and I am now wearing my beer, but the keg is no longer leaking.
    :DGlad it w...

  • Posted in thread: Fireside Barleywine on 02-27-2011 at 03:13 PM
    Forgot to mention.. part of it is going to be aged in freshly emptied whiskey barrels (I'm
    thinking 10-15 because we'll either be getting two or three 5 gallon barrels - the distiller
    hasn't let us kn...

  • Posted in thread: Fireside Barleywine on 02-27-2011 at 02:55 PM
    Thanks for posting the recipe. My local club will be coming over to my place on March 6th to
    brew 20 gallons (2x10 gallon batches) of this! We're planning on making 2 small beers (5 gals
    each) and are...

  • Posted in thread: Beer Leaking from Corny Keg on 11-09-2010 at 07:22 PM
    I've got a corny that's full of a recent pumpkin ale, its carbonated.. line in is fine. When I
    attach the line out it leaks out of the (i'm guessing) the poppet valve - the little circle you
    can depre...

  • Posted in thread: Quick Disconnect, Shirron and Brewpot Question... on 09-24-2010 at 10:13 PM
    Shouldnt the parts be 1/2"? According to Northern Brewer: "This chiller has 1/2" NPT threaded
    male hookups for the wort, and male Garden Hose fittings for the chilling and waste water. Wort
    may be pum...

  • Posted in thread: Sam Adams to lose craft beer status on 06-25-2010 at 02:58 PM
    If ANY of their beers still tasted like they did 4-5 years ago.. I'd call it craft. Now it all
    tastes like main stream garbage. Tax the hell out of them.

  • Posted in thread: Imperial Porter recipe on 07-28-2009 at 04:35 AM
    Based on quick research, I see that this style is also called a Baltic Porter and is a less
    hoppy cousin of Imperial Stout. According to World Beer Cup competition info, an Imperial
    Porter can also fa...


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