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Posted in thread: question about champagne yeast on 02-21-2011 at 04:08 AM
last winter I brewed a belgian triple that came in about 12%abv and never really carbonated. It
had a little tingle on the tongue but that was it. I used wyeast 3787. I'm guessing the yeast
Posted in thread: Converting burner from Propane to Natural Gas on 01-27-2011 at 04:01 AM
I have a couple of simple questions regarding this thread.Can't I just buy a NG burner for a
commercial stove that would already be set up perfectly for NG?And.Is NG that much cheaper to
use than LP?
Posted in thread: Possible kitchen sink brew or disaster? on 11-25-2010 at 03:18 AM
I think I would cut the roasted barley out completely, use about half the honey malt, and make
a smaller batch so you get an og of 1.055 to 1.060. Still might be a little too strong on the
Posted in thread: Ryan's Chocolate Orange Stout on 11-24-2010 at 10:15 PM
I'm working on a recipe for this that I'm going to brew in a couple days. Mine will have a
lower og and abv so it actually fits within the oatmeal stout category without the addition of
the lactose, c...
Posted in thread: Samuel Smiths Oatmeal Stout on 11-23-2010 at 03:06 AM
Any thoughts on this recipe with some orange peel in it? I'd like to something a little
christmasy without going over the top with a xmas ale. How much orange peel and what about some
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel Help on 10-13-2010 at 11:04 PM
I agree it should be highly carbed. What do you mean 3.5 or 4 volumes?
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel Help on 10-13-2010 at 02:22 AM
So in the end this beer tasted great but never did carbonate much. I'm going to retry it in a
couple weeks using champagne yeast at bottling time.
Posted in thread: Counterflow Chiller Tutorial on 01-17-2010 at 08:44 PM
I tested mine today. I cooled 3 gallons of boiling vinegar water in 7 minutes through the
spigot on my pot. My cooling water was 48 degrees and I ran it at about 3/4 gallon/minute. my
cooled "wort" ca...
Posted in thread: Counterflow Chiller Tutorial on 01-12-2010 at 12:18 AM
Thanks for the tip Bobby. If I put the second pot in an ice bath while the first pot drained
through the CFC (5 mins or so) would that be better or worse for oxidation? I know it would be
safer to pou...
Posted in thread: Counterflow Chiller Tutorial on 01-10-2010 at 05:05 AM
Bobby, thanks for the great tutorial. I just built mine today. I got all the parts for xmas,
gave my wife the parts list. I'm sure the guy at HD thought she was nuts. They had a hard time