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  • Old Ale using Founder's Curmudgeon as a goal. Still looking.
  • Nothing at the moment. :(
  • Pale Ale, Amber Ale, Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter, Rye IPA, Heavenly Scourge Black IPA, Arrogant Bastard Clone, 90 minute IPA clone, Java Stout, Breakfast Stout, Strong Scotch Ale.
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  • Posted in thread: Bell's Java Stout on 12-30-2016 at 04:46 PM
    I used Safale American US-05. My apologies for leaving that out of the OP, and now it is too
    late to edit it.

  • Posted in thread: Bell's Java Stout on 12-26-2016 at 03:05 AM
    So I did a heads up compare with the 'real' Bell's Java Stout. Much to my chagrin, my brew came
    up short. The coffee flavor was fine, but the finish on this recipe was not as smooth as the
    real deal. ...

  • Posted in thread: Bell's Java Stout on 11-29-2016 at 02:34 AM
    One more note. The coffee was ground on brewday. I would not use pre-ground coffee (so call me
    a coffee snob, I don't mind).

  • Posted in thread: Bell's Java Stout on 11-29-2016 at 02:32 AM
    Depends upon what you define as head retention! :DI don't believe so, but seeing is believing.
    So, because I could and to satisfy some of my OCD tendencies, I posted a video on youtube with
    the pour a...

  • Posted in thread: Bell's Java Stout on 11-27-2016 at 03:58 AM
    I mashed at 154 for an hour. Haven't done a side by side yet. And to clarify, this is the
    recipe they gave me at Bell's General Store in Kalamazoo for their Java Stout.

  • Posted in thread: Bell's Java Stout on 11-16-2016 at 04:13 AM
    This is Bell's Java Stout recipe. I didn't see it posted (if it is, my apologies to the OP).
    Was looking for a nice Java Stout and am a fan of Bell's (their General Store in Kalamazoo MI
    is a great pl...

  • Posted in thread: Heavenly Scourge Black IIPA on 11-16-2016 at 03:34 AM
    My thanks to brrman! Brewed and bottled and just started drinking this. Excellent Black IPA!
    Was looking for a recipe as had tried some BIPA but wasn't sure what to do recipe wise. This
    fits the bill ...

  • Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 11-16-2016 at 03:27 AM
    I have brewed this twice and it is a favorite of SWMBO (I like all ales, it's just those yellow
    fizzy weak a$$ed 'beers' I cannot abide). The second time brewed this I passed on the cold
    brewed coffee...

  • Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 05-29-2015 at 08:29 PM
    I have brewed this 3 times over the past year (last batch just got bottled). Wheat beers have
    never been my favorite, but a friend wanted to start brewing and really loves wheat beers, so I
    brewed a w...

  • Posted in thread: Denny Conn's Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter on 08-26-2014 at 03:11 AM
    Outstanding recipe and thread! Was looking for a good vanilla porter and this certainly fits
    the bill and will be brewed next.Regarding vanilla. I've been purchasing extract quality beans
    on ebay for ...