Last Activity:04-26-2010 12:38 AM
Posted in thread: flat belgian dubbel on 04-24-2010 at 12:43 AM
it depends on a bunch of thingshow much yeast you fermented it with and how viable that yeast
wasand what the strain wasthe temperature you are carbonating it at - 70s would helphow much
Posted in thread: The Vorlauf, how to on 04-24-2010 at 12:39 AM
I'm using a false bottom and the AG setup from N BrewerI use three fat, fat handfuls of rice
hulls and don't vorlauf because it runs clear from the get go... I start the lauter slowly... I
skim the ho...
Posted in thread: Bottling a Belgian on 03-10-2010 at 02:17 PM
and I have had bottle bombs (not exploding glass but geysering) when I bottled American
barleywine with fresh yeast and 5 oz corn sugar (but I do realize now that I should've added
2.5 oz instead)...I...
Posted in thread: Bottling a Belgian on 03-10-2010 at 02:16 PM
I have a similar question. I just cleaned up 30 Ommegang bottles (mostly donated by friends)
and I bought corks and cages and have a friend coming over to loan me the champagne corker.I've
had my Belg...
Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Critique on 02-19-2010 at 12:22 AM
this looks good except I would scale back the Victory...I've read that most folks consider
Victory, biscuit, and aromaticall malts that should be used lightly... I think the wheat won't
be a problem, ...
Posted in thread: How does this sound for a porter on 02-18-2010 at 02:37 PM
your recipe looks good but on the sweet and lighter side of porter -black patent is for the
color and the bitter, rough taste - although less than roasted barley, which most folks use for
stout - ditt...
Posted in thread: yeast strains carbonate faster if they floc faster? on 02-18-2010 at 02:14 PM
I noticed that one of my big beers (Imperial Porter), which went from 1.089 to 1.015 has a
layer of sediment after one day of carbonation; I bottled with a touch more than 1/2 cup of
corn sugar...I op...
Posted in thread: can I use Bohemian Pilsener malt for a tripel? on 01-14-2010 at 02:23 PM
thanks a lot - I think I'll make a strong dark, so it will serve as the base malt...your
signatures are awesome
Posted in thread: can I use Bohemian Pilsener malt for a tripel? on 01-14-2010 at 02:18 PM
Hope everyone is doing well today.I bought 15 lbs Bohemian Pilsener malt instead of straight up
Pilsener -is this malt just for making the beer style Bohemian Pilsener, or can I use it to
make a tripe...
Posted in thread: advice on a different Theobroma - ancho / cacao beer on 12-30-2009 at 01:09 PM
HeyaI didn't like the Dogfish Theobroma beer but I loved the idea so I picked upsome cacao nibs
and whole ancho chili peppers.My idea was going to be to make an imperial porter or stout and