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Posted in thread: Formulating Birch Saison Recipe on 04-01-2015 at 10:35 PM
So my and a few friends are trying our second attempt at a birch infused beer. Last year we did
a wit using birch bark and a gallon of sap (not syrup). It was good, won honorable mention in
Posted in thread: Cold crash, keg, burst carb????? on 02-18-2015 at 05:17 PM
That is exactly how I keg most of my beers. Though IMHO it takes 24 hours in the keg to achieve
desirable carbonation when using the shake and roll method. Also, I would cold crash for at
least 2 days...
Posted in thread: Help me figure this out - Crooked Stave St. Bretta Starter has odd ongoings... on 12-16-2014 at 04:16 PM
I used 4 bottles of St Bretta Summer to grow up a good cell count and pitched into a 5 gallon
batch, fermented from 1.048 to 1.006. It smelled and tastes very much like St bretta. I
collected 3 mason ...
Posted in thread: BrewsBySmith 2 stage Fermentation Temperature Controller Giveaway! on 10-23-2014 at 04:28 PM
Posted in thread: IPA Recipe thoughts... on 05-19-2014 at 05:32 PM
Oops I was looking at Imperial IPA in the builder haha.
Posted in thread: IPA Recipe thoughts... on 05-19-2014 at 04:55 PM
Looks good overall but you may want to check the IBU's on the recipe. My math (using
calculates that to just about 50-55 IBU (IPA 'style' is 60-120). Thats cutting it a bit low,
unless its intention...
Posted in thread: Homebrew ROI? on 03-06-2014 at 03:54 PM
This prompted me to try to actually calculate my ROI. My household consumes alot of beer, so
this is all assuming anything brewed would have otherwise been purchased. I'm sure I left some
things out (...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 02-28-2014 at 08:23 PM
Won 3rd Place Bronze with this recipe at the War of The Worts in PA. Thanks Ed!! My first
competiton :ban: Only changed Crystal 10 to Crystal 30, after a few iterations I wanted a
little more color.Iv...
Posted in thread: Frozen Blueberry Dilema on 02-28-2014 at 08:18 PM
Likely water from the thaw or the blueberry juice itself from a few squished berries, I added 2
lbs blueberries to my irish red ale last night and realized blueberry juice isnt really blue,
or red, mo...
Posted in thread: 2 Recipes from 1 Batch on 02-06-2014 at 10:43 PM
I just wanted to update on this experiment: it was a success. :ban:Now onto other multi-brew
methods, specifically a porter half smoked half espresso...