Last Activity:12-17-2012 2:17 PM
Posted in thread: Baby Beer on 11-08-2012 at 05:17 PM
milk stout's pretty funny, but I like the ideabarley wine and wee heavy are also solid
ideasmight need to make a few test batches soon, so I can work out any kinks. hmm... where to
Posted in thread: Baby Beer on 11-08-2012 at 02:52 PM
So we're having out first kid in May and I want to brew a beer to celebrate. Now the question
is - what do I brew? I want it to be more "special", but nothing too outlandish. My wife loves
Posted in thread: How long to age in a new oak barrel? on 10-09-2012 at 06:57 PM
Ok, soaked the barrel, then put some whiskey in there for about a week, and filled up yesterday
with a stout. Going to bottle on Sun or Mon I think. Then rinse and fill with a pumpkin ale.
Posted in thread: How long to age in a new oak barrel? on 09-23-2012 at 05:08 PM
oh wow, that long? Going to put 3L into 3 1L bottles and the 12oz the rest so I can test over
time. Guessing my 1 month might not be enough. Guess I'll try the first 12 ozer for Christmas
Posted in thread: How long to age in a new oak barrel? on 09-22-2012 at 10:09 PM
Thinking I might go 1 week then let them mellow for a bit - 4 weeks? at least for the first
sample. Appreciate the advice all. Thanks!
Posted in thread: How long to age in a new oak barrel? on 09-21-2012 at 05:47 PM
wow, i totally missed that. Thought it was untoasted. Good eyes. Well, that's the one I
ordered, so being med toasted will that make a difference on how long to keep it in?
Posted in thread: How long to age in a new oak barrel? on 09-21-2012 at 04:53 PM
As far as i know it's not charred or toasted. Here's the link to the product page ( don't have
a lot of space (live in a small Chicago apt), so wanted to start small and oak portions of
recipes to se...
Posted in thread: How long to age in a new oak barrel? on 09-21-2012 at 02:53 PM
I just got a 5L new (not charred or previously used for liquor) barrel. I'm planning on
breaking it in with a stout. I was wondering, with new wood, how long should I age it in the
barrel? I'm guessin...
Posted in thread: Recipe Feedback on 07-08-2012 at 02:53 PM
Hi all, I'm always looking to improve my recipes. Would love to hear if anyone has any feedback
on them: if you see something you like, feel free to grab it. Thanks in advance and the
Posted in thread: Brewing with nuts on 11-13-2011 at 01:48 PM
Triangulum, is that a recipe? I searched the forums, but didn't come across it. or if it is
there, it's pretty buried.