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Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 08-06-2015 at 06:44 PM
great looking kettle, sign me up!
Posted in thread: Pulled Pork Porter Hop on 06-25-2015 at 08:17 PM
Just smoke about 30% of the base malt with the pork. Put the malt on some stainless mosquito
screen and spray with water every now and then to help the malt pick up the smoke flavor. Taste
the malt as...
Posted in thread: Barleywine with spruce tips on 06-02-2015 at 06:02 AM
What kind of spruce?I have used Sitka Spruce tips in the past and added 500g at 5 min from
flameout for a 6-gallon batch. Sitka tips are mellow and fruity, but other spruce are generally
more bitter a...
Posted in thread: Primary Fermenter Blew up! on 05-26-2015 at 08:53 PM
The problem here is that Belle Saison yeast is a beast and 2 packets of it at 86F resulted in
excessive activity and probably clogging of the blow-off with krausen. I usually start this
yeast around 7...
Posted in thread: Whirlpool issues - I need more power captain... on 05-26-2015 at 08:47 PM
Huh, hadn't thought of that. Will have to try "jump starting" my whirlpool with a spoon next
time and see if the pump will then maintain a stronger whirlpool. Great idea.
Posted in thread: Adding orange to secondary - Peel, Zest or Juice on 05-19-2015 at 09:30 PM
Since you are lagering, my recommendation is to add the juice to the primary, then transfer to
a secondary for the lagering phase. Juice in the secondary will work fine, but you would be
better off ad...
Posted in thread: Whirlpool issues - I need more power captain... on 05-19-2015 at 09:22 PM
Do you have the largest-possible diameter fittings and valves to go with your 1/2" diameter
tubing and is the tubing as short as possible? Some so-called 1/2" ball valves and hose barbs
are not "full ...
Posted in thread: Spruce Tips are Popping...Do I Dare??? on 05-18-2015 at 04:35 PM
Nice work Doug, I'm glad your beer didn't end up tasting like moldy dirt. :Dgwaugh, I think
that you are on the right track; spruce tips are more of a flavor and aroma addition rather
Posted in thread: Greg Koch Bringing Craft Beer to Germany on 05-18-2015 at 04:30 PM
That's pretty cool. They are awakening to our style of brewing over there. Koch is has
necessary talent, experience, and skill required to run a very successful brewery in Germany &
make it work.Fixed...
Posted in thread: Spruce Tips are Popping...Do I Dare??? on 05-14-2015 at 02:55 PM
doug, do you find that adding spruce tips at the beginning of the boil is worthwhile? I didn't
find that it added much flavor.What type of spruce did you collect your tips from?Also, your