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Posted in thread: Anyone brewed a Russian Imperial Stout Brewer's Best kit???? on 11-10-2009 at 07:14 PM
I've got one of these kits sitting and waiting for a free weekend to brew up. I've been
thinking of adding a pound or so of lactose, but am not sure if that would work as well in an
Imperial Stout vs....
Posted in thread: Never dump your beer!!! Patience IS a virtue!!! Time heals all things, even beer! on 09-30-2009 at 03:19 PM
As far as temp control is concerned, I wouldn't place it next to a vent, as the temperature
will fluctuate an awful lot there. When the AC comes on, the air directly from the vent is
colder by quite a...
Posted in thread: How much vanilla for a vanilla porter? on 09-23-2009 at 01:58 PM
Not a knock on Duckfoot or MrGneissGuy, but how are we supposed to get any useful information
out of this?Not to speak for Duckfoot, because I don't know how long he let the beans sit, but
Posted in thread: How much vanilla for a vanilla porter? on 09-22-2009 at 05:46 PM
I got my beans from Costco, a lot better price than beanilla. I cut and scraped two beans in
the secondary and planned on letting them sit for two weeks. But, my brother was throwing a big
Posted in thread: Rules for labels? on 06-16-2009 at 05:37 PM
Just tested my latest, a smoked vanilla porter, and as it turned out well even with more
conditioning time coming, and it's slated to join me at a large Independence Day party, I
decided to name and l...
Posted in thread: oktoberfest style ale question on 06-01-2009 at 07:52 PM
I was also thinking of a pumpkin spice in the fall. I was considering an amber or maybe a bock
style, but the oktoberfest recommendations here sound really good as well. Though what I am
Posted in thread: Chai Stout on 05-26-2009 at 09:21 PM
I'm in the middle of a batch of porter, that I was planning to add vanilla to, and then got to
thinking that chai would also be good with it. I thought about just adding two or three tea
bags along wi...
Posted in thread: How much vanilla for a vanilla porter? on 05-22-2009 at 06:37 PM
I am also in the middle of making a vanilla porter and wondered how this one turned out. I used
the Brewers Best smoked porter partial grain and it’s in the primary right now (5 gallon
Posted in thread: Hey from Indianapolis on 08-18-2008 at 05:52 PM
Welcome, I'm pretty new here myself. I commute to Indy for work from Yorktown.
Posted in thread: Rules for labels? on 08-15-2008 at 04:09 PM
Please tell me you've worked a "lobstrosity" into your label.Alas no. OK, I'll risk it :o Ale
extract with steeped chocolate malt and orange peel. ABV ended up higher than what I originally