Last Activity:10-15-2012 6:04 PM
Posted in thread: Revvy's Belgian Blonde (Leffe Clone) on 09-24-2012 at 01:39 AM
Well, I think I'm wrong. I found a copy of Brew Like a Monk and there was (as expected) some
info Belgian yeast and (to a lesser extent) info on Leffe. Leffe is fermented for 5 days.
Pitched at 64F an...
Posted in thread: My shamelessly cheap $12 DIY stir plate on 09-21-2012 at 12:10 AM
I bought one of these awesome thermaltake fans from Amazon (free shipping with prime) and was
able to convert it into a stir plate with just a single trip to the hardware store.For all
those who are c...
Posted in thread: Revvy's Belgian Blonde (Leffe Clone) on 09-20-2012 at 11:41 PM
As a fan of Leffe, I've been eyeing this recipe for quite some time. I've looked high and low
and based on what I can tell, this recipe seems to be quite close, with one exception: the
yeast.For my ta...
Posted in thread: Imperial Honey IPA on 08-18-2010 at 03:17 AM
Greg, That seems like a great modification -- I think I'll give it a go.I'm still pretty new to
this, so I'm curious why you kept the amarillo at the end. Does the amarillo give a better
smell? Or doe...
Posted in thread: Strawberry Alarm Clock v3.0 (Strawberry Blonde) on 08-18-2010 at 03:02 AM
I brewed this up a month or so ago. It's hit the two week mark in the bottles and I had my
first real taste: holy tartness batman. I used 6 pounds of fresh, not-frozen, strawberries so
maybe I had mys...
Posted in thread: Imperial Honey IPA on 08-18-2010 at 02:26 AM
This beer needs more hops. It's still sitting in the primary, but it isn't bitter enough for my
taste -- maybe I'm a blooming hop head. It's good, but it's just not 200 IBUs. I'm going to
brew this ag...
Posted in thread: Tits-Up Imperial IPA (3-Time Medalist - 2 Golds, 1 Silver) on 08-16-2010 at 02:45 AM
I'm going to have to brew this recipe soon.
Posted in thread: Should I filter my wort on 08-05-2010 at 10:45 PM
i do it this way - put a sanitized paint strainer over my chiller and syphon from inside = nice
clear wort. click on photo for a larger image+1 for incredible ingenuity. That's a great idea.
Posted in thread: Imperial Honey IPA on 07-31-2010 at 02:51 AM
Imperial Honey IPAIngredients: 12.5 # american 2 row1# Light Munich Malt.75# Crystal 60L.25#
white wheat.25# Special B.25# honey malt1 # honey @ flame out.Hops:1 oz Simcoe 12.7% @ 90
minutes1 oz Amari...
Posted in thread: Diacetyl saved by strawberry? on 07-12-2010 at 08:18 PM
I just racked my first strawberry blonde onto 5 lbs of fresh, sanitized strawberries about an
hour after the krausen dropped -- and that's when I had my first experience with diacetyl. (I
would have l...