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07-23-2008

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  • "The Irish Redhead" -- Irish Redheaded Hefeweizen Stepchild
    Partial mash -- Red Wheat // toasted Barley mix
    2lb Red Wheat Malt 1.5lb 2 row Malt .75lb amber Malt
    1oz Czech Saaz hops @ 60m for bittering 3/4oz Crystal@15m for finish 1/4oz@5m for aroma.
  • Cyrus Harding's Union Reserve - a Russian Imperial stout. Our first beer bottled.
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  • Posted in thread: unorthodox bottling methods on 08-17-2008 at 07:42 PM
    The bottles are fired, I've got to make the casts... the bottle seen in the pictures holds a
    little less than 16oz due to shrinkage -- which is a shame, and the jugs all hold near half
    gallons to near...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie questions on 08-17-2008 at 07:37 PM
    I need to buy a C02 tank and some regulators and gas lines, I was wondering where I should do
    that?

  • Posted in thread: unorthodox bottling methods on 08-05-2008 at 09:44 PM
    Rogue Brewing in Oregon has a couple of H.G beers that are released in limited numbers in
    similiar type bottles, although I believe they had flip tops. Cool idea!no difference then -- I
    fully intend t...

  • Posted in thread: The Puny Russian Imperial Stout on 08-05-2008 at 09:41 PM
    Good news, gentlemen. The RIS is carbonated, and all the funky flavors mellowed out
    significantly. The stout is great! It still tastes mighty alcoholy, but it's quite awesome. I
    can't really describe ...

  • Posted in thread: unorthodox bottling methods on 08-03-2008 at 02:57 PM
    Sorta...fill it with water, plug it and attach air or CO2 line.submerge it in a tub of water
    and pressurize.when it finally breaks, you'll just get a couple broken pieces drifting to the
    bottom of the...

  • Posted in thread: The Puny Russian Imperial Stout on 07-31-2008 at 02:04 AM
    too little... I kind of tasted tiny bubbles somewhere in there... but it flats rather
    quicklike.taste ain't too bad. I'll try another bottle here in a bit.

  • Posted in thread: Harrowing Hefeweizen Habitat on 07-31-2008 at 02:03 AM
    Bwahaha alliteration is hilarious.To my problem:I've a hefeweizen/Irish red mix in a primary
    fermenter (always wanted to combine 2 of my favorites... think of it as a dunkel) The wort has
    been in ther...

  • Posted in thread: The Puny Russian Imperial Stout on 07-29-2008 at 12:11 PM
    It's possible if the rubber grommet is worn out. Have these bottles been used before or are
    really old?brand-spanking-new.Quixotic, eh?

  • Posted in thread: unorthodox bottling methods on 07-27-2008 at 11:51 PM
    I'm going home the first weekend of August to finish some pottery. I'll try and pour the moulds
    and then give you a quote on what the materials'll cost once I have a better idea of how
    inexpensively I...

  • Posted in thread: The Puny Russian Imperial Stout on 07-27-2008 at 11:49 PM
    Off flavors thanks.And yeah, it was 5.5gstill nothing to speak of so far...? no bottle bombs,
    no nothing. We're using the swing top bottles, do those have a history of not sealing?

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