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  • Posted in thread: Tart of Darkness on 09-15-2014 at 01:19 AM
    I did, to carbonate to 2.0 volumes.

  • Posted in thread: Tart of Darkness on 09-15-2014 at 12:20 AM
    I added 2 g of Lalvin EC-1118, just in case the old sacc was too tired out. The new Belgian
    went in on the old dregs, but I added a package of T-58 for the same reason. Within 12 hours,
    it was off to ...

  • Posted in thread: Alesmith's Cask Aged "My Bloody Valentine" on 09-14-2014 at 04:03 AM
    Here's Jamil's essay on late hops plus the recipe:

  • Posted in thread: Tart of Darkness on 09-14-2014 at 01:08 AM
    The ToD clone that I brewed on 11/10/13 has been sitting at 1.014 for almost two months so I
    decided to bottle it today. Shooting for 2.0 volumes of CO2, and I packaged it in crown capped
    Champagne bo...

  • Posted in thread: Tart of Darkness on 06-30-2014 at 11:17 AM
    On 11/10/13, I brewed my ToD according to the kit recipe. Mashed in at 158 for 60 min,
    finishing at 154. I ended up hitting an OG of 1.07. I fermented the resulting 5 gal. with
    Roeselare, plus dregs f...

  • Posted in thread: Rebrewing Tart of Darkness: Repitch Roeselare? on 06-22-2014 at 10:28 AM
    Thanks for your ideas, everybody. I will probably go with a fairly neutral yeast so that I can
    get a better sense of what's going on with everything else.

  • Posted in thread: Rebrewing Tart of Darkness: Repitch Roeselare? on 06-20-2014 at 10:03 PM
    I'm getting ready to bottle five gallons of a Tart of Darkness clone that is nicely soured and
    ready to go. I'm planning to brew another stout at the same time and transfer it in on top of
    the old yea...

  • Posted in thread: Tun Tavern 1775 on 06-18-2014 at 11:51 AM
    That's a really nice idea. I'm sure those young Marines will be more than appreciative.Here's a
    commonly cited recipe from the Ben Franklin era. My guess is that Ben would have been happy to
    stop by T...

  • Posted in thread: Crazy aging idea - aging bottles at the bottom of a lake over the winter? on 06-12-2014 at 01:16 PM
    Sounds like a great idea, but I think that the suggestions about doing a lager are the way to
    go. Get full value out of having that brew down in the chilly depths.

  • Posted in thread: American Sour Beer Book! on 06-11-2014 at 12:29 PM
    I just got an Amazon update too. Should be delivered by June 18. Too bad I won't be there until
    the 24th. Very excited!