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Posted in thread: How do you whirlpool + hopstand with a plate chiller? on 09-01-2015 at 09:46 PM
If you only have a few oz of hops in your batch prior to BKO, you can use your plate chiller to
take it down to 170-180 or so, then add your hops. 30 minutes later, your hops should have
settled to th...
Posted in thread: History of decoction mashing is... ...wrong? on 09-01-2015 at 07:54 PM
If you google for 'bappir' you'll find the recipe & all the details. Long story short, after
cooking the bread was soaked for several days in water along with dates. The residual enzymes
in the bread ...
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 09-01-2015 at 07:31 PM
when you go to the christmans secret santa game with a 6er of home brew, and come back home
with it.I did this with some glassware I snagged at a thrift shop.
Posted in thread: Pipe smoking, a lost art. on 08-28-2015 at 04:23 PM
I'll probably have some GLP Sixpence in my Stanwell 126 a bit later.
Posted in thread: New Danstar Belle Saison Dry Yeast? on 08-28-2015 at 04:21 PM
one quick word to the wise, belle saison, especially when still fermenting and quite warm often
has a just a touch of a citrus/sour taste that's easy for your average infection-paranoid
homebrewer to ...
Posted in thread: Help Oaking Belgian Export Stout on 08-28-2015 at 04:08 PM
I've done oaking a lot and in several different ways. I always make at least 2 oaked beers a
year. I've oaked beers for a week and I've done it for several months. It really just depends
on the beer y...
Posted in thread: Help Oaking Belgian Export Stout on 08-26-2015 at 02:15 PM
Thanks for the help. If I want this to be prime in late January when child 2 is born, when
should I oak? Oak now, over-do it a little so it fades and then bottle age until then? Bulk age
and oak aroun...
Posted in thread: Drying out beer to get the ABV up for longer ageing on 08-21-2015 at 02:28 PM
You can use just half a packet or something. I rehydrate in water and have found that sometimes
the slurry doesn't mix well in the priming bucket, so I have a santized syringe that I use to
put a few ...
Posted in thread: orange peel and coriander in an IPA?? on 08-20-2015 at 11:31 PM
Thanks. I didnt make it to the brew store for the orange peel or coeiander, and the grain is in
final stage of mash.in so i might try some ground coriander and a whole orange. What can go
Posted in thread: Drying out beer to get the ABV up for longer ageing on 08-20-2015 at 11:29 PM
I am glad to hear yours carbonated. I want to age this for a while and don't intend tasting it
for 6 months, so time is not an issue!I would add the yeast anyway. I had a BDSA that I used
3711 on (a b...