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Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 03-05-2013 at 01:05 PM
These were my last two Christmas
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale season is a comin' on 08-20-2012 at 12:55 PM
O'fallon Pumpkin Ale is by far and away the best pumpkin ale out there. Schlafly's is a good
attempt but it does quite get there. Blue Moon's is also decent. O'fallon just makes it hard to
Posted in thread: waxing beer bottle caps? on 01-12-2012 at 06:02 PM
These turned our great for Christmas presents this year. A favorite for the family.
Posted in thread: Double Drunk Monk Belgian Dark on 01-12-2012 at 02:40 PM
This turned out really well for me, however, I was hoping for a little more full bodied result
but not too bad. Maybe I steeped the grain a few degrees too warm. I was told by the Brewmaster
at Half A...
Posted in thread: Double Drunk Monk Belgian Dark on 11-26-2011 at 10:38 PM
Never used champagne bottles so I am no help. I use 22 oz. bombers generally and leave ~2 in.
of head room.
Posted in thread: waxing beer bottle caps? on 11-26-2011 at 10:36 PM
I would agree that the LHBS wax is better and far more efficient for the purpose of functional
waxing. I was toying with the idea of not doing this at all but thought I would "play" with it.
Posted in thread: waxing beer bottle caps? on 11-24-2011 at 12:42 AM
I did this today and melted 3 blood red candles down using the soup can/boiling water method.
It worked great but it doesn't give the trailing wax down the bottle look I was going for.
Still, I defini...
Posted in thread: Double Drunk Monk Belgian Dark on 11-19-2011 at 07:26 PM
Bottled this today. Finished up at 8% and tastes awesome. Looks like my friends will enjoy a
nice Christmas beer this year.
Posted in thread: Double Drunk Monk Belgian Dark on 11-17-2011 at 02:29 PM
Just curious, what/how much did you use a priming sugar? This has always been the guessing game
for me since there is so much debate out there on this topic. I have used regular cane sugar
and had goo...
Posted in thread: Double Drunk Monk Belgian Dark on 11-08-2011 at 08:18 PM
Mine went three weeks in the primary and I racked it into the secondary. I will most likely
keep it in there for a couple weeks to clear and then bottle. SG was at 1.024. Smells great and