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Posted in thread: Doppelbock feedback... on 08-14-2013 at 02:32 AM
For German beers I always like to reference BrauKaiser's recipes: this a 10 gallon batch? If
so, what is expected gravity? It seems like it may be a bit too low for a doppelbock. If it's 5
Posted in thread: 30-35 fay ferment in primary? on 08-08-2013 at 05:08 AM
About perfect for any ale!Agreed. This will be no problem at all. If you want to do an
octoberfest, there have been several mock-octoberfest recipes using ale yeasts that have seem
to come out well. H...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Cream Imperial Stout on 08-04-2013 at 04:40 PM
Haven't had Breckenridge Breweries 72 Imperial Cream Stout but here are some thoughts:Whenever
I do extract batches, I always like to use the lightest extract as possible and get the color
Posted in thread: Bourbon Vanilla Porter on 07-26-2013 at 06:59 PM
That will work. I've made a bourbon stout several times using anywhere from 8-12 oz (usually of
Maker's Mark), and every judge has said it's too heavy on the bourbon. I disagree, and think
it's just r...
Posted in thread: 1.145 OG Barleywine Recipe on 06-14-2013 at 08:00 PM
Update: Gravity has settled out around 1.024. Given all the additions bumped up the volume to
somewhere around 2.8 gallons, my guess is the total sugar/DME additions would have put the
potential OG at...
Posted in thread: Whiskey Barrel Bourbon Stout on 06-06-2013 at 06:11 PM
Does this beer rival Dragon's Milk or Backwoods Bastard? Those tend to be on the sweeter side
with a distinct Bourbon flavor that I hope to find.I've never gotten around to trying Dragon's
Milk, but I...
Posted in thread: Whiskey Barrel Bourbon Stout on 05-30-2013 at 12:55 AM
Using Warrior is there any grapefruit coming through? I had the Warrior in a pale ale and was
not a fan because grapefruit isn't my thing. I am guessing with a 60 minute boil after the
addition not mu...
Posted in thread: 1.145 OG Barleywine Recipe on 05-21-2013 at 11:18 PM
I should note that when I called Midwest, they were more helpful than what I asked for. The
order had been delayed because one item (not the yeast) was out of stock, though listed as
in-stock on the w...
Posted in thread: 1.145 OG Barleywine Recipe on 05-19-2013 at 03:26 PM
I finally got around to brewing this. A couple changes, here's what I went with:2.5 gallons
2.00 lb Extra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM) Dry Extract 15.38 % (will be added to fermenter in
steps to ramp u...
Posted in thread: Peppers for Some Heat on 04-17-2013 at 09:17 PM
I placed a 1/2" to 1" pepper piece in each bottle and can't believe the heat! Careful on the
pepper in the beer... it sounds too close to this beer than I would want: