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Posted in thread: Bi Polar Bear >30% ABV on 06-17-2016 at 01:50 PM
After draining for about 2 hours I ended up with about 1.75 gallons out of the 4.5 gallons of
base beer. Back into the freezer it goes for round 2!
Posted in thread: Bi Polar Bear >30% ABV on 06-17-2016 at 01:58 AM
358897Here is the draining setup. 2.5 gallon jugs with spouts on the bottom. I froze the beer
with the spout facing up so no beer froze inside and stopped it up. It trickles at first and
then it becom...
Posted in thread: Bi Polar Bear >30% ABV on 06-15-2016 at 11:04 AM
FatDragon: just make sure you don't fill the bottle all the way to the top. The vessel/bottle
has to have some space for the runoff to drain well. I have not though about using the runoff
for another ...
Posted in thread: Bi Polar Bear >30% ABV on 06-15-2016 at 04:29 AM
Finished fermenting! Dang that whiskey yeast was a beast! Finished at a solid 1.001.
Transferred to the freezing vessels and put them in the deep freeze. Will take some pictures
when it is time to dra...
Posted in thread: Bi Polar Bear >30% ABV on 06-06-2016 at 03:26 PM
Finished up the last bottle of this recently so brewed up another batch last night. Made a few
tweaks after learning from the first time. 1st of all did full grain and used no DME (upgraded
Posted in thread: BrewDog Punk IPA thread on 02-27-2016 at 09:56 PM
It's a pretty cool thing they did! It took a lot of work to put that document together because
all the recipes are scaled down to 5 gallon batches. Thanks Brewdog!
Posted in thread: Hatch Green Chile IPA on 04-28-2015 at 05:41 PM
I for one am a huge fan of hatch green chiles!! Very creative recipe. I am afraid that the
massive 8ozs of dry hop would distract from the nuances of the green chiles though. I like all
the hop choice...
Posted in thread: Rhizomes vs Roots? on 03-16-2015 at 05:25 PM
That is really helpful! Thanks! It was quite a process digging them all up. Some of the roots
were 2" around!
Posted in thread: Rhizomes vs Roots? on 03-16-2015 at 03:17 PM
I'm moving and not taking my hop crowns with me. I'm selling them to a local homebrew shop to
split up into rhizomes for customers. Today I pulled up all the crowns (big job!). The top half
of the cro...
Posted in thread: Bi Polar Bear >30% ABV on 12-09-2014 at 08:15 PM
There was and will always be some oxidation. However, I tried to limit the amount of time it
was open to air and avoided all splashing and bubbling when letting it drain off the ice. There
is not enou...