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Posted in thread: Wheat beer vs. wheat IPA on 11-15-2014 at 01:20 AM
They label Gumballhead as an American Wheat, not an IPA. But you are right though, it is
amazing.In your defense, FFF labels a lot of their beers a Pale Ale (Zombie Dust, Alpha King
are some popular e...
Posted in thread: Belgian Stout Fermentation Question on 11-15-2014 at 01:18 AM
Yeah...I would definitely give it at least 3-4 weeks before bottling since it's a pretty big
beer. I usually don't secondary unless I'm adding something like fruit or oak, but that's a
whole 'nother t...
Posted in thread: Freezer thermostat control on 11-15-2014 at 01:14 AM
Yeah, I always use the coldest setting.
Posted in thread: Freezer thermostat control on 11-11-2014 at 02:14 AM
Yeah...all the JC Thermostat does is cycle the power to the refrigerator/freezer when the temp
reaches the setpoint that you program. If the fridge has temp control built in, I would set it
to the low...
Posted in thread: Wheat beer vs. wheat IPA on 11-11-2014 at 02:10 AM
Definitely agree. If you're lucky enough to be able to get Three Floyd's, their Gumball Head
wheat IPA is amazing.
Posted in thread: Belgian Stout Fermentation Question on 11-11-2014 at 02:05 AM
What was your OG? Usually bigger beers take longer to ferment/condition. Ultimately, if you get
a stable gravity reading for a few days in a row, you are good to bottle, but I usually try to
wait at l...
Posted in thread: Boulevard Smokestack Sixth Glass/Bourbon Barrel Quad on 05-30-2012 at 04:21 PM
I wouldn't get too hung up on the numbers. If anything, I'd shoot a little low, like 10% ABV
including all of your sugars should be fine. I don't think aiming for 11.8% ABV is necessary
for the beer t...
Posted in thread: Boulevard Smokestack Sixth Glass/Bourbon Barrel Quad on 05-30-2012 at 12:16 AM
Quadruples are the hardest beer I've ever brewed, and the only beer I've tried to make that
turned out undrinkable (twice). A 1.115 OG with only 70% attenuation would be undrinkably sweet
to me. That'...
Posted in thread: Do you ever get tired of big beers? on 05-11-2012 at 10:01 PM
I think weather definitely has a lot to do with it. I've spent today planning a trip to the
lake in July with some old friends and am just giddy at the thought of sitting out on a pontoon
Posted in thread: Skunk versus Sour? on 05-11-2012 at 09:51 PM
I am thinking it is primarily a change in aroma which I honestly don't fully mind. I just
wonder how I am supposed to know what the flavor is and isn't designed to be. Supposedly it is