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Posted in thread: Monster Mash on 07-25-2013 at 02:36 AM
I would add champagne yeast if the alcohol content exceeded 10% since American Ale Yeast,
according to Wyeast's website, are at best, capable of tolerating an alcohol content of 11%.
I'm looking for a...
Posted in thread: Monster Mash on 07-24-2013 at 02:10 AM
So I did it. And I probably could have fit it all in my cooler, but it was too late once I
started. The final product was the right color and seemed to work. I broke my hygrometer the
other day and th...
Posted in thread: Monster Mash on 07-21-2013 at 01:36 PM
Well, not too much input from the group. I plan on trying this method today and I'll let you
know how it comes out.
Posted in thread: Monster Mash on 07-19-2013 at 03:04 AM
Gents,A small dilemma to solve...I plan on doing a monster USA Barleywine this weekend similar
to the awesome Bigfoot Brew. It calls for 22lbs grain bill, and by my calculations (22lbs x 1.3
Posted in thread: Home Brewer's Day @ World of Beer (Ballston, VA) on 09-30-2012 at 04:51 PM
I just sent a note to Heather Matz, WoB Special Events Coordinator, asking for October 21st,
28th or November 4th from 12-2. Let's see what she says...
Posted in thread: Something like Southern Tier Harvest on 09-24-2012 at 02:20 AM
Harvest is one of my all-time favorites. Southern Tier make a LOT of great beers in fact. Your
recipe falls just barely in the "American IPA" category. I think upping the hops a little (.5
oz more of ...
Posted in thread: Tank's Oh S#@! Porter on 09-24-2012 at 02:07 AM
So, I started my quintessential Sunday brew time head strong with the Northern Brewers Caribou
Slobber recipe loaded on my tiny iPhone screen. I proceeded to build my grain bill, 9 pounds
here, half p...
Posted in thread: Home Brewer's Day @ World of Beer (Ballston, VA) on 08-22-2012 at 12:35 AM
Question...I am looking for those within the Arlington/Ballston area who are interested in a
Home Brewer's Day. I am in talks with their management to do some fun events. The first being a
day for hom...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 60 Minute Clone (AG) & Extract on 06-29-2012 at 11:09 PM
Give it some time. When I bottled, I typically had to wait 3-4 weeks, especially at that temp.
If you won't a faster product, put your bottles in a warmer area (75ish) and it will shave off
a week. Or...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 60 Minute Clone (AG) & Extract on 06-29-2012 at 09:51 PM
I used this recipe as a guide and used comparable hops I had on hand. After one week in primary
and one week in secondary with dry hops, I legged the batch. One week later I am now drinking
what is ar...