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Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 05-12-2015 at 05:15 PM
Heading Saturday to Reuben's Brews in Seattle (Ballard) to try the Pro-Am Marzen I brewed with
them in April. Sunday is yard/garden work..... :(
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest (1st place, scored 42) on 04-22-2015 at 05:21 AM
Nice wobde! Need to get mine going soon. I've been catching up from a St Pat's day slaughter.
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest (1st place, scored 42) on 04-08-2015 at 05:46 AM
Thanks for posting your recipe. The time to lager is pretty daunting. Any thoughts on this?
actually used that method for a quick re-brew in December. It was good after about 4 weeks but
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest (1st place, scored 42) on 03-30-2015 at 07:15 PM
Jcruse, the 90 min was for the boil (Drives off the DMS) I do sometimes go 90 min on the mash
but only because I have to wait for the 110V heater to get my sparge water to temp.Opiat82, not
Posted in thread: 2015 : Anyone have their hops growing yet? on 03-18-2015 at 06:31 PM
Mild winter here in Wa state too.I have several shoots about 1" long already on my Cascade and
Centennial and about 1/4" for the Willamette. I thought abut trimming back but am unsure that I
Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 03-12-2015 at 08:42 PM
Is 2015 my lucky year?
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest (1st place, scored 42) on 02-25-2015 at 11:55 PM
Another update: Took 1st in the Novembeerfest comp last year for this again and it was selected
for the Pro-Am brew this time. I have updated the recipe a bit.50% German Pils40.1 Munich9.1%
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest (1st place, scored 42) on 02-25-2015 at 11:48 PM
Jcruse, I raise the temp to 66 for a diacytel rest after about 6 to 7 days then slowly drop to
38, 2 deg a day, then transfer to secondary and lager at 36 for 3 months. After that it goes in
a keg and...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 20 Gallon Sight Glass Kettle Giveaway! on 02-02-2015 at 05:51 PM
Posted in thread: Belgian blonde recipe thoughts on 01-06-2015 at 06:15 PM
I also agree with the lower mash temp. I mash mine at 148 and it finishes dry but has a nice
malt presence. My go to yeast is the Wyeast Ardennes strain and I let it go up to 74 - 76, that
strain for ...