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  • Posted in thread: Rauch Ale Recommendations on 08-08-2014 at 04:19 PM
    Oops. WLP 838, that is.

  • Posted in thread: Rauch Ale Recommendations on 08-07-2014 at 10:32 PM
    I went with 3 lbs. of wheat DME along with my first BIAB partial mash of 7 lbs. of rauchmalt.
    WLP 300 for yeast and 1oz. of Hallertauer at 60 min. I topped up to 5.5 gallons to get down to
    1.060. I ca...

  • Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 08-03-2014 at 11:03 PM
    You pretty much always drink beer and when you do, you prefer Schmoogdaddy.

  • Posted in thread: First time Brewing: Hefeweizen & Dead Ringer IPA Extract. Any Pointers? on 08-03-2014 at 08:16 PM
    I brewed a hefeweizen today (rauchweizen actually) using the WLP300. Because it is a wheat beer
    it will be cloudy, so I am not going to secondary that one. Primary for 2 weeks, then bottle.
    My basemen...

  • Posted in thread: Strong Scotch Ale grain bill, too simple? on 07-26-2014 at 11:40 PM
    I used 1/4 lb. peat smoked in my Wee Heavy and I don't pick up any smoke at all in the final
    product. I would not fear 1/2 lb. next time, which ther WILL be. It was excellent. Totally
    agree with aipta...

  • Posted in thread: Rauch Ale Recommendations on 07-26-2014 at 04:21 PM
    I have become the proud owner of a 55 lb. bag of Weyermann rauch malt. I want to make a rauch
    ale, because my lagering refrigerator is busy with Oktoberfest right now, so no traditional
    rauchbier lage...

  • Posted in thread: Red oak cubes??? on 12-29-2013 at 01:41 PM
    As it would turn out, I found some white oak in my supply making this whole thread moot. I've
    already cut the wood into cubes and will be toasting it to the vanilla end of the spectrum. I
    also picked ...

  • Posted in thread: Red oak cubes??? on 12-27-2013 at 10:30 PM
    Thanks everyone for your input. I'm leaning toward scrapping the idea. I do have the capability
    of doing a split batch. Has anyone ever added the oak to the bottle like a whiskey making

  • Posted in thread: Red oak cubes??? on 12-26-2013 at 10:32 PM
    For my second annual traditional New year's Day brew, I will be making a Wee Heavy Scotch ale.
    I thought this would be a good one to get some oak flavor into. I have some oak firewood that
    has been in...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for partial mash Rauchbock recipe. on 11-22-2013 at 11:28 PM
    I'm having one of these now after 11 months. There is almost no smoke flavor, but it's a very
    nice doppelbock.