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Posted in thread: Burner Question - KAB4 on 11-29-2010 at 06:26 PM
Sorry to bring up a dead thread, but I figured out a solution to this problem a while ago and
never got around to posting. I just took an 8' length of 18" aluminum flashing (unpainted) and
cut out slo...
Posted in thread: New Obsession: La Maudite (Unibroue) on 11-29-2010 at 05:51 PM
My attempt turned out okay. I used Ky's Maudite recipe shown in post 84. It came out way too
sweet (due to attenuation down to 1.021) and without the spice character I am looking for. If I
had it to d...
Posted in thread: JZ's Belgian Tripel question on 11-27-2010 at 06:05 PM
I forgot to add it during the boil. So I just made a syrup and dumped it into the fermenter. I
used 3 packs of yeast for one 6 gallon batch, and a yeast cake for the other 6 gallons. I made
sure to us...
Posted in thread: Sour-Cherry Port on 07-05-2010 at 03:29 PM
Does anyone have a port recipe I could use as a start for a sour-cherry port? I have around 12
lbs of cherries I'd like to use for this purpose.
Posted in thread: Arrogant Bastard Clone help on 04-12-2010 at 11:14 AM
Well I couldn't find any 150 Crystal. So I am going with 1.5 lbs of crystal 120 and 0.5 lbs of
crystal 80 with 14 lbs of 2 row. I am going to try to brew up 24 gallons of this stuff today.
Wish me luc...
Posted in thread: Arrogant Bastard Clone help on 04-10-2010 at 08:29 PM
HiI am trying to perfect an Arrogant Bastard clone. After listening to JZ's brewcast, and
brewing Yooper's crystal 120 Clone I am hoping to make an amalgam. I'd like to substitute some
of my raisins, ...
Posted in thread: Mixing two beers - different gravities on 02-06-2010 at 05:32 PM
I looked up the definition of SG (its basically just density with a small correction), and the
solution to this problem is pretty simple. If I mix equal quantities, I can just average the
Posted in thread: Mixing two beers - different gravities on 02-06-2010 at 05:02 PM
The unfinished one is very estery. I think? It tastes a bit like the Belgians I make, there is
a definite spice note to the stuck beer. I think the yeast may have just became very angry, and
died. I s...
Posted in thread: Exploring "no chill" brewing on 02-06-2010 at 04:42 PM
Update. I brewed up 12 gallons of Czech pilsner, no-chill. I used 24 lbs of Dingeman's
continental pilsner malt and some carapils. 6g is stuck at 1.030 (that's my own damned fault).
The other attenuat...
Posted in thread: Mixing two beers - different gravities on 02-06-2010 at 04:31 PM
I have a bit of a conundrum. I currently have 12 gallons of Czech pilsner. They are divided
into 6 gallon batches. After 4 weeks at 52 F, one has a gravity of 1.029 the other has a
gravity of 1.015. T...