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Posted in thread: What to do with a 2002 bottle of Bigfoot Barleywine? on 06-25-2012 at 12:01 AM
Flat licorice and black currant. I am trying to make it through the bottle, but since I poured
a 2012 at the same time, that tastes pretty good, it is going to be hard to do.
Posted in thread: What to do with a 2002 bottle of Bigfoot Barleywine? on 02-28-2012 at 02:18 AM
Just picked up a sixer of 2012 over the weekend, and am drinking the first one of those now.
Resiny, raisins, licorice are a few of the tastes that I am getting.I drank a sixpack of
Lagunitas Hairy Ey...
Posted in thread: Tricks to getting rid of that yeast flavor? on 06-15-2011 at 11:31 PM
A swamp cooler is a barrel that you place the fermentor in. Then fill it with water, maybe 1/3
of the way up the fermentor. An old T shirt or a towel wrapped around the fermentor hanging
down into the...
Posted in thread: Sealing Pipe Threads/Pump Issues? on 05-29-2011 at 11:39 AM
Are you wrapping the teflon in the correct direction? Hold the fitting in your left hand, start
the tape on the bottom of the fitting, bring it out towards yo, then over the top and down the
back. If ...
Posted in thread: What to do with a 2002 bottle of Bigfoot Barleywine? on 04-12-2011 at 12:51 AM
The general consensus of the poll seems to be that I should drink it now.To be honest, I
haven't drank a barleywine since the time that I put this one up, and I didn't like it then. My
"beer palate" h...
Posted in thread: Longest you've ever left wort out before chilling? on 04-11-2011 at 12:39 AM
I have left wort out to cool down overnight several times. And I have also transferred to the
carboy and used water baths with frozen water bottles over 24+ hours to get down to pitching
Posted in thread: What to do with a 2002 bottle of Bigfoot Barleywine? on 04-11-2011 at 12:31 AM
OK, poll options are up now. Thanks for the feedback so far!
Posted in thread: What to do with a 2002 bottle of Bigfoot Barleywine? on 04-11-2011 at 12:19 AM
I went through my bottle collection today, and found a 2002 bottle of Bigfoot Barleywine that I
had forgotten about. IIRC, a friend who originally introduced me to craft/microbrews gave me a
Posted in thread: Why don't more of you guys open your own breweries? on 03-27-2011 at 02:38 AM
Hey, if anyone wants to open a brewery down here in North Florida, I know where there is a Coca
Cola water bottling plant up for sale for $22M. No gas there, but plenty of electric is
available for el...
Posted in thread: Any reason to let sit in primary after terminal gravity on 03-20-2011 at 07:29 PM
My experience has been that it seems to take a week or so less on average to get my beers to
the "good drinking" by stretching the primary from 3 weeks out to 4. With a 3 week primary, it
was taking 2...