Last Activity:08-25-2014 3:35 PM
Posted in thread: Flat Double IPA? on 01-25-2014 at 02:43 AM
Made the 2XIPA from Brewing Classic Styles and loved the smell and taste of this batch, but
after two weeks in the bottle, this thing is a notch above still. I've never had this happen
before and I'm ...
Posted in thread: Jolly Rancher IPA? on 10-01-2013 at 03:32 AM
I was intrigued by talk of newer IPAs focusing on aroma over a bracing bitterness. However, a
lot of the ones I have sampled recently have been distinctly sweet with an aroma I can only
define as "Jol...
Posted in thread: Is this really possible? on 08-05-2013 at 04:34 AM
I used this strain recently and, indeed, it is a beast. Made a saison (3gal batch of Jamil's
from Classic Styles) that started at 1.067 and finished at 1.002. Just okay yeast-derived
aroma, but a grea...
Posted in thread: Priming Mead on 05-05-2013 at 08:13 PM
Hi All,I'm about to bottle my first batches of 1gal mead (wildflower and a cranberry mead) and
would like to carbonate them, but don't know if there are special considerations. Do I approach
Posted in thread: Saison/Champagne Team Up on 02-24-2013 at 11:53 PM
This is a bit of early planning, but I'm thinking about brewing saisons when it gets warm
enough.My first meads have just moved to secondary and the yeast, Lalvin EC-1118, cut through
some very high g...
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen Yeast Repitch on 02-18-2013 at 11:50 PM
Wish I could take credit, but it's a John Palmer recipe. The recipe's on the BrewingTV's and so
far it taste great :D
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen question on 02-17-2013 at 03:38 PM
I recently made a traditional hefe according to Brewing Classic styles and it turned out
fantastic, plus the recipe was dead simple.50/50 pilsner and wheat malt, dash of hallertau hops
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen Yeast Repitch on 02-17-2013 at 01:05 AM
Maybe something like a roggenbock...? Replace the wheat part of the weizenbock with rye and see
what happens with a strong roggenbier.
Posted in thread: Sauerkraut Bucket on 02-16-2013 at 01:53 PM
By the way, homemade sauerkraut is delicious.Sure hope so—I also inherited about 4qts of it.
Time to buy some corned beef!
Posted in thread: Sauerkraut Bucket on 02-16-2013 at 01:39 PM
A friend donated much of his brewing equipment because he was moving, including a fermentation
bucket. I was excited to use the bucket (only have carboys) to try out the open fermentation
hefe from a ...