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Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5gal Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-08-2014 at 11:57 AM
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 07-15-2014 at 05:24 PM
My cranberry sour experiment. This was about 7 months ago. It's almost ready to bottle.
Whoops. Forgot I already posted this picture here. Oh well. I still think it's pretty. And it
Posted in thread: Barrel suggestions? on 06-12-2014 at 06:10 PM
Just an update. The beer is out of the barrel and into the bottle. I ended up not doing
anything to prep the barrel. I was going to rinse it and clean it, but when I popped the bung
the rye alcohol fu...
Posted in thread: Emmer Beer/Unmalted Wheat/ Mash time question on 06-12-2014 at 05:57 PM
I was recently reading about old German beer styles and came across something called
"Emmerbier." Emmer wheat, also called Farro, is a precursor form of modern wheat that was used
thousands of years a...
Posted in thread: Barrel suggestions? on 05-15-2014 at 11:51 AM
Well, the beer is finally in the barrel. Ended up making a 10% abv rye wine. I hope it's doing
good things in there.
Posted in thread: Barrel suggestions? on 04-05-2014 at 04:10 AM
Decided to do a Rye Wine. Due to life and other things I won't get a chance to brew it until
mid-april but hopefully it will all work out.
Posted in thread: Black Swan Honeycomb Barrel Alternative on 03-24-2014 at 05:46 PM
Wow! I want to hear how that pans out!!! What kind of beer are you filling it with?I think I'm
going to make a Rye Wine. Seemed fitting. Planning on brewing this up in a couple of weeks.
We'll see how...
Posted in thread: Black Swan Honeycomb Barrel Alternative on 03-18-2014 at 06:23 PM
I just got a full on 8 gallon honey-combed barrel. I'm wondering if I leave the beer in there
for more than a day or so if it will get to much wood character. That's a lot of surface area!
Posted in thread: Barrel suggestions? on 03-10-2014 at 04:37 PM
Thanks for all the good advice about this. I'd like to avoid stripping all the character out of
the barrel if I can, but I'm also not in a position to fill it right away. It's been "dry" for
at least ...
Posted in thread: Barrel suggestions? on 03-04-2014 at 08:50 PM
I know it wouldn't kill everything, but do you think if I sacrificed a bottle of rye whiskey to
the barrel and rolled it around in there for a few days it would reduce the chance of any weird