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Posted in thread: Extract Belgian Tripel: Secondary vs. Bottle Conditioning on 06-08-2011 at 01:36 PM
My opinion is that it really doesn't matter where you age. If you bulk age (carboy) then you
will probably have better consistency from bottle to bottle. However, after 3 months you may
need to re-pit...
Posted in thread: Planing to ship a keg over state lines to Madison, WI... on 06-05-2011 at 03:44 PM
I am no legal expert, but my guess is that taking homebrew over state lines is almost always
problematic given different states have different laws regarding alcohol sale/distribution.you
may be in a ...
Posted in thread: Extract Belgian Tripel: Secondary vs. Bottle Conditioning on 06-05-2011 at 12:11 PM
Also, did you use wyeast 3787? I had made the NB patersbier and then made this on the yeast
cake.I did check and my OG was similar to yours, but I assumed it was measurement error. The FG
Posted in thread: Extract Belgian Tripel: Secondary vs. Bottle Conditioning on 06-04-2011 at 10:00 PM
If I get a chance I will look at my brewlog. For extract recipes (I do partial boil with top
off) I don't worry about the OG all that much. If you top off at the end then you sample to
Posted in thread: Extract Belgian Tripel: Secondary vs. Bottle Conditioning on 06-04-2011 at 05:56 PM
I did the NB tripel recipe last year. After 6 weeks in primary I did bottle and cellared for 3
months. I think it turned out pretty well. As others have said, you probably can't go wrong
Posted in thread: MillerCoors apparently up to something in WI on 05-27-2011 at 04:45 PM
In the milwaukee paper.
Posted in thread: Mr. Malty help on 05-24-2011 at 02:57 PM
Posted in thread: best northern brewer kit for summer pick 3 in priority with why on 05-22-2011 at 08:09 PM
I fermented the extract versions of bavarian hefeweizen and patersbier last summer. Ambient
temps around 70 F in my basement. Both turned out wonderful.
Posted in thread: Broken Bottle on 05-21-2011 at 04:52 PM
I have had that happen a few times. Twice, when using the butterfly capper I must put a little
torque on it and snap the neck then. It makes me think that you can put a stress in the glass
Posted in thread: How long must I wait? on 05-08-2011 at 03:16 AM
I can't say I'm an expert or have a reference, but here are my thoughts. - hop aromas,
phenolics, and esters fade with time So, for beers that highlight these characteristics are
better young (some ip...