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Posted in thread: Roeselare question on 04-12-2014 at 03:09 AM
Thanks everyone for your replies, much appreciated. I am thinking I will make my ipa with only
California ale yeast now and wait to do my original brett tois ferment at a later date. Then
once I move ...
Posted in thread: Roeselare question on 04-12-2014 at 12:57 AM
So I had planned on my next brew being an ipa where I split in two fermenters. First batch
would be WL California ale yeast and second would be brett trois. Well, LHBS ran out of brett
trois and sold ...
Posted in thread: Just got a 5gal whiskey barrel on 03-29-2014 at 06:37 PM
Don't store it dry. The barrel will dry out and will likely leak. Sent from my iPhone using
Posted in thread: Just got a 5gal whiskey barrel on 03-28-2014 at 01:37 AM
No expert here, but I have done two different RIS in my 15 gallon bourbon barrel. I never
filled with water, just made sure it had bourbon in it whenever not filled with beer and I
swished it around e...
Posted in thread: Og/fg on 03-22-2014 at 06:52 PM
I wouldn't worry much about it, maybe you will like this beer slightly sweeter and a little
more body. I always like the higher alcohol. Even the most experienced homebrewer finds it
difficult to hit ...
Posted in thread: Vasectomy on 03-19-2014 at 01:18 AM
Seriously? We're talking about getting a vasectomy on a beer oriented message board?This is
forum is basically just a virtual bar/buddy's basement where all topics are up for discussion.
It just so ha...
Posted in thread: BJCP Mini BOS? on 03-17-2014 at 03:27 AM
Thank you both, that helps. As far as the recipe, it is complicated to post. I brewed three
separate 6 gallon RIS and added different fruits, vanilla beans, and/or coffee to each batch
and then combin...
Posted in thread: BJCP Mini BOS? on 03-16-2014 at 03:04 PM
The drunk monk homebrew competition was recently in Chicago suburbs and it is a BJCP event. I
score 41.5 on my bourbon barrel aged RIS and I am very happy it confirmed that it was an
excellent brew. I...
Posted in thread: Are we ready? on 03-01-2014 at 01:01 PM
Recipe looks good!When I first started out homebrewing I would rack to secondary after a week
and then dry hop for a week or more. Now a days, after more reading of homebrew books and this
Posted in thread: Bottle Carbonating a Russian Imperial Stout on 02-18-2014 at 03:30 AM
LHBS has recommend to rehydrated dry champagne yeast for big beers. However I worried the
fresh, high alcohol tolerant yeast would eat more sugars than i wanted it to and possibly
reduce FG more than ...