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Posted in thread: KBS and BCS on 12-06-2013 at 12:09 PM
I too wasn't a giant fan of the Bourbon County Stout. Just a bit too boozy for me. I do like it
a lot better at room temp though as opposed to cold or even cool.I did try the Bourbon County
Posted in thread: Jalapeno Cream Ale on 11-09-2013 at 04:27 PM
Must. Brew. This.It has been decided....
Posted in thread: Chocolate Oatmeal Porter on 09-30-2013 at 03:32 PM
For those of you who have brewed this beer, where are your FGs ending up? I see that a pretty
wide variety of yeasts are being used on this beer, which will certainly influence FG numbers.
But I am cu...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Oatmeal Porter on 08-27-2013 at 12:39 PM
Definitely going to give this porter a shot! Thinking about adding cherries though for a
bourbon vanilla cherry porter. Thanks for the recipe!
Posted in thread: sparge for time or gravity? on 08-06-2013 at 11:36 PM
You also meant to say that "Preboil gravity will always be lower than your original gravity"
;)Geez talk about fail! Too many beers I guess...
Posted in thread: sparge for time or gravity? on 08-06-2013 at 04:03 AM
Oops! Meant to say that I take a preboil gravity reading after I've hit my preboil volume, not
Posted in thread: sparge for time or gravity? on 08-06-2013 at 04:01 AM
actually being new to this i don't really know if there is a difference between the pre-boil
gravity and the OG. so are they the same? most recipes i have seen have the OG listed. so if i
have a simil...
Posted in thread: Shelf life of "washed" Yeast on 08-06-2013 at 02:13 AM
I'm jealous of brewers who are able to make good beers with older washed yeast. My last two
batches sucked and I'm blaming the washed yeasts. One used 6 week old 002 that was probably
full of trub fro...
Posted in thread: sparge for time or gravity? on 08-06-2013 at 01:21 AM
I'm not really sure time is a factor in sparging. If you can sparge in 5 minutes and hit your
preboil gravity and volume, why would you ever slow it down. In such a case, you could be
leaving a lot of...
Posted in thread: Do people simply keg their beer after the primary fermentation? on 06-27-2013 at 11:08 PM
I generally primary for a month then transfer to a keg. I'll let that condition for another few
weeks after that. I then hook it up to CO2 For a day or so at 30 PSI, cool the keg, purge, and
hook it u...