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Posted in thread: Nottigham crapped out? on 05-14-2014 at 05:14 PM
Well, it just got a little higher, well after primary fermentation was over. I hope I don't get
any off tasting esters. It is now fermenting at a cooler 65-68 degrees.
Posted in thread: Nottigham crapped out? on 05-10-2014 at 06:39 PM
Added yeast at 68 degrees. Don't think it got much higher than that. I am letting it get higher
now to keep fermentation going.
Posted in thread: Nottigham crapped out? on 05-10-2014 at 04:02 PM
Hey all. Need some advice.I made a barleywine, OG 1.092. Pitched four packets of re-hydrated
Nottingham into 6 gallons of wort. Krausen started after 6 hours. Now, a day and a half later,
after some g...
Posted in thread: bourbon county stout - first attempt on 01-11-2012 at 01:16 AM
well, since it's just a bittering hops, I go for a high IBU, since the flavor and aroma will
boil away anyway. Yakima Magnum is a clean bittering hop that does not impart alot of flavor on
its own. Th...
Posted in thread: bourbon county stout - first attempt on 01-10-2012 at 09:40 PM
here is my first try at a goose island bourbon county stout clone. for any of you who have had
this, it is thick and on the sweet side (finish gravity tested from bottle is over 1.040, i'm
going a lit...
Posted in thread: Getting the most out of hops on 01-08-2012 at 03:42 PM
I just tried the french press method to get more hop flavor and aroma in my partial-mash
stovetop system. You can read about it here in other threads, but it seems that it hasn't been
Posted in thread: Wyeast Scottish Ale yeast, hardly any krausen on 11-23-2011 at 03:08 AM
I just brewed a Scottish 80. Fermenting since Sunday. The krausen was noticeably smaller than
every other beer/yeast combo I've tried to date. krausen is now basically gone two days later,
but still b...
Posted in thread: plums on 11-08-2011 at 03:40 PM
I plan on enhancing the flavor with some malts with plum overtones (like Special B).
Posted in thread: plums on 11-06-2011 at 03:25 PM
I am in the beginning stages of formulating a "winter warmer" recipe. Thinking about a
higher-gravity ale, a little roasted malt, a trappist high gravity yeast AND plums.Anyone have
any experience wit...
Posted in thread: Put 1 lb. of sugar instead of 1 cup! on 10-08-2011 at 03:03 AM
for anyone who cares about how this turned out .... no infections, no oxidation problems. just
a little dry and boozy, but otherwise drinkable.