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Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 08-11-2015 at 03:38 AM
Put 2 lbs of smoked malt in and 9 lbs 2 row. OG of 1.070 is that too high for this grain
bill?How many gallons in the fermenter? You sound pretty close I think I hit 1.065 with 5.75
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 08-06-2015 at 01:01 AM
Well I'll jump in! I shoot for 5.5gal in fermenter. I have a high boil off rate, maybe cuz I
live @ 6850 ft above sea level. The weather probably is effecting it as well (10% humidity). So
I shoot for...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 08-06-2015 at 12:15 AM
Well your starter question is a matter of debate. I have made a starter in about 95% of my
brews. In my 4 previous weizen brews I made a starter and always had violent fermentation
requiring a blow of...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 07-27-2015 at 03:46 AM
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 07-25-2015 at 06:11 PM
292286That is a good idea. I think I will try it.
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 07-25-2015 at 12:00 AM
Finally! 5 attempts and it's perfect! The first was an extract version, my wife's favorite.
Next 2 partial mash attempts. Lastly 2 all grain versions, with this last one bordering on
phenomenal! I fol...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 07-18-2015 at 07:16 AM
Bottled a Hefeweizen, I need to start kegging!
Posted in thread: Bottle bomb mystery on 07-18-2015 at 07:08 AM
You won't believe this but it happened to me as well. It was also a kolsch. The bottom of the
bottle literally fell off. No Glass shards or splinters anywhere. Like your mystery no sign of
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 04-10-2015 at 01:52 AM
Sorry pulled trigger to fast. Why not brew another mild porter and blend to taste? Blending
beer is actually pretty fun. You can experiment as well with blending other styles with the
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 04-10-2015 at 01:47 AM
I would not dilute with water. Mine seemed to have an alcohol bite but it vanished after a
month in the bottle. Why nit brew another