Last Activity:07-29-2012 1:54 AM
Posted in thread: Bourbon Vanilla Porter (AG) on 06-05-2012 at 12:19 AM
Just went back and read the old posts. Didn't realize the high alcohol issue was already
covered. Feel free to disregard.
Posted in thread: Bourbon Vanilla Porter (AG) on 06-04-2012 at 10:33 PM
I've noticed several people with priming problems here. Is it possibly because the whiskey is
killing off the yeast?What about adding a tiny pinch of new yeast to the bottles like they do
for soda? To...
Posted in thread: Fermentability and Harry Potter on 05-16-2012 at 08:56 PM
I had been trying to figure out what to do with my 1 gallon carboy, as it has been empty for
some time. I like to do specialty stuff in there, thinking that if I screw it up - it's only
Posted in thread: Belgian Spicy-ness on 05-16-2012 at 08:32 PM
But the OG on that beer was approx 1.100, and the yeast went insane (LOTS of blowoff despite 2
gallons of headspace). Wow. I bet that looked like a full boil.
Posted in thread: Belgian Spicy-ness on 05-16-2012 at 04:06 PM
So if I cooled the wort to between 65-68, and then I put it in a basement with ambient temps of
around the same - I could let her sit there for about 2 or 3 days, and then I'd be ok moving it
into a r...
Posted in thread: Belgian Spicy-ness on 05-16-2012 at 01:05 AM
That could be one of my problems. I tend to cool to about 75-80 and pitch the yeast. I
immediately put it in a room that is around 65-68, which is what I was considering my starting
temp, but I didn't...
Posted in thread: Belgian Spicy-ness on 05-15-2012 at 04:00 AM
What kind of starters did you two use?
Posted in thread: worst beer you ever made on 05-15-2012 at 02:20 AM
One of the first batches I made. It was a belgian style blonde ale, and I fermented it way too
cold. I also bottled it way too early. The combination basically left me with a diacetyl laden,
Posted in thread: Belgian Spicy-ness on 05-15-2012 at 02:13 AM
So I posted a while back about my frustrations with my second attempt at a dubbel. I drank the
first one after a month in the bottles and it actually wasn't bad. Definitely a good, very
Posted in thread: Body rejecting beer!!! Leaning towards low ABV (session) beers on 05-15-2012 at 02:03 AM
I'm only 23 (I promise that's not meant to sound like bragging), so I tend to only get
hangovers if I put away a case - BUT I do have an absolute miracle suggestion.The night before
you go to sleep, d...