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Posted in thread: Bananas Foster Creamy Ale (All Grain) **pic intensive** on 12-20-2013 at 07:58 PM
I put the banana/rum slurry into the primary (after initial fermentation), and just racked into
secondary to clear up a bit.I tasted the sample, and it seems a little to dry for what I'm
trying to go ...
Posted in thread: Bananas Foster Creamy Ale (All Grain) **pic intensive** on 11-23-2013 at 10:58 PM
I wouldn't brew this again, at least not currently. Banana I feel and everyone else who has
tried it has said is too prevelent. The only person who has relaly enjoyed it is someone who
doesn't like be...
Posted in thread: All-Grain IIPA on 11-22-2013 at 05:37 AM
I would shoot for 150F and mash this for 90 minutes (the lower temp you mash, the longer you
should wait for conversion).1 more thing. Have you thought about First Wort Hopping? Since you
seem to be l...
Posted in thread: Bananas Foster Creamy Ale (All Grain) **pic intensive** on 11-22-2013 at 03:10 AM
I brewed this beer on 11/15.One question I have, that hasn't been asked in this thread yet:Has
anyone just added the banana/rum mixture directly into the primary bucket? To be honest, I want
my yeast ...
Posted in thread: Help with Weihenstephaner Dunkel Clone (Partial Mash)? on 11-19-2013 at 02:46 AM
From my experience brewing Hef's and Dunkels, a decoction mash is definitely the way to go. Not
sure how that would convert for brewing as a partial mash, but definitely something to think
Posted in thread: No airlock action after 48 hours? Was yeast DOA? on 08-19-2013 at 08:33 PM
Thanks for your response. I actually leave my beers at my parents house in the basement (where
I occasionally brew), so I don't have daily access to check on the beer.I'm probably just going
to get an...
Posted in thread: No airlock action after 48 hours? Was yeast DOA? on 08-19-2013 at 08:14 PM
Pitched US-05 on Saturday evening around 5pm.OG was 1.070. Temp was 70* F1 packet dry
yeast.Still no action in the airlock. Any ideas? Lid on bucket is sealed, bunghole is sealed
and intact around air...
Posted in thread: 2013 hops harvest on 08-17-2013 at 05:55 PM
Harvested half my crop yesterday (3rd year centennial and cascade). 2 plants yielded 14oz dry
hops113.65 + 14.0 = 127.65Time to brew!!
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 08-17-2013 at 03:02 PM
Harvested half of my crop yesterday...
Posted in thread: 2013 Hop garden photo thread on 08-08-2013 at 08:57 PM
My 3rd years are just about ready. Going to give them another week or so. 8plants. Cascade,
centennial, chinook, sterling, and willammette