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Posted in thread: Bottling from Keg Using Perlick 545 Flow Control Faucet on 04-26-2015 at 09:20 PM
Wow....old post. Just in case anyone is wondering, I opened a bottle of Scottish ale I filled
directly from the tap over 5 months ago and it is perfectly carbed, although not a big hiss as
I opened it...
Posted in thread: Summer Stout on 03-29-2015 at 01:03 PM
Last year, it seemed like every other beer I brewed up was some sort of brown ale. The way its
looking, this year every other batch will be some version of a stout. I was thinking of trying
to do a ve...
Posted in thread: Stout recipe question on 03-15-2015 at 10:42 AM
Thanks for your reply.On my local forum everyone suggested carapils to help head retention.I
know alot of people use carapils for that purpose.Personally, I stopped using it a few years
ago and have n...
Posted in thread: Stout recipe question on 03-15-2015 at 10:11 AM
Flaked Barley should be mashed and Roasted Barley needs to be crushed.I would get rid of the
carapils, for your stout it really wont contribute much.I would also switch all extract to DME
if you can. ...
Posted in thread: Long Trail Hibernator clone on 02-26-2015 at 03:01 PM
Which version did you brew? Extract, PM, or all grain?Care to list the recipe?I developed my
own recipe to try to "clone" this. It was not exact, but it was tasty. Keg kicked fast.
Posted in thread: How to add permanent volume markings to a kettle (illustrated) on 12-26-2014 at 06:45 PM
Finally got around to getting my kettle done after months of having the supplies. Only took
about 2 hours. Could have done better, but proud of myself for the first try.
Posted in thread: Nugget/Summit Amber Ale on 12-21-2014 at 11:42 AM
Woops.5 minute addition is 1 oz Summit and .5 oz Nugget
Posted in thread: Nugget/Summit Amber Ale on 12-21-2014 at 11:32 AM
Last year I made an amber ale that was probably one of the best I have ever done. I wanted to
re-create that malt bill but change up the hop bill. Last years version was bittered with
Nugget and later...
Posted in thread: Fermcap and fermentation on 12-19-2014 at 11:22 AM
I have been using fermcap in my batches consistently for the last few years. while i did not
notice a slower fermentation start, the but the amount of krausen created is much less then
batches where I...
Posted in thread: How to add permanent volume markings to a kettle (illustrated) on 12-18-2014 at 11:40 AM