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Posted in thread: Fireside Barleywine on 11-16-2014 at 10:06 PM
Have any updates on it?Tasted a sample recently and enjoyed it. A lot of the smokiness I was
worried about has toned down quite a bit, thankfully. It's still sitting "secondary" in the
keg, once some ...
Posted in thread: How much coffee to add? on 11-13-2014 at 09:46 PM
In my Coffee Porter I do 8 oz coarse ground coffee in 32 oz of water and steep for 24 hours in
my french press. I then Press, pour into the keg and rack on top of that.DI do the same for my
Posted in thread: Fireside Barleywine on 06-24-2014 at 02:00 AM
1.096 og, 1.016 fg for 10.5 abv after a week, the yeast took off like a rocket. Gonna get
another week in primary, then transfer to a keg to secondary until the winter. Sample was super
boozy as expec...
Posted in thread: Fireside Barleywine on 06-16-2014 at 01:34 AM
Brewed this today, used 3# smoked cherrywood malt and I was super nervous at mash out at how
intensely smokey it was. But nearing the end of the boil now things have calmed down
substantially and now ...
Posted in thread: Homebrew Shops in Denver on 05-20-2014 at 05:18 PM
If you head north a bit, Quirky Homebrew has been a home run for me. Tons of...well,
everything. And the best prices i've found. No c02 refills though
Posted in thread: Checking Final Gravity out of the tap? on 07-11-2013 at 10:55 PM
I've done it a few times as well, before it's carbed up. As mentioned you just need to get it
back up to temp.
Posted in thread: Would You Drink This IPA? on 07-11-2013 at 06:40 PM
Nix the carapils and you've pretty much got my house IPA recipe. Jumble the hops around too, I
usually do 1oz at 15, 10, 5, 0. 1oz of some high Alpha hop at FWH/60 (I've currently got a lot
of Magnum ...
Posted in thread: Don't be afraid to think outside the box on 06-05-2013 at 08:24 AM
Worked like a champ, swapping ice bottles every day kept it at 65 even with our 90* weekend
sitting in my kitchen. Punched a hole opposite the "drain" and could pour it gently straight
into the bottli...
Posted in thread: Don't be afraid to think outside the box on 05-24-2013 at 07:13 AM
You don't need a super fancy fermentation fridge and cooling system in place (although, I do)
to ferment beer in. I've got a couple guys at work just getting into brewing who are getting
Posted in thread: Carboy doesn't fit in a 5 Cu. Ft. chest freezer on 03-14-2013 at 05:42 PM
I have two carboys in a 7cu ft chest freezer and have to use a blowoff tubes, airlocks are too
tall. Not a big deal at all.