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Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 03-14-2013 at 12:03 AM
Hey all - I just wanted to give an update regarding this beer. I brewed it around Sept (?) last
year and posted a few times in this thread. Since then, I've grown to absolutely positively
LOVE this re...
Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 08-27-2012 at 03:58 PM
Here were my hop additions. I know that IBU calculations are notoriously fickle, but this is
what got me to 34 IBUs.Columbus 14% 0.5 ounces - 60 minsCascade 5.5% 0.5 ounces - 20
minsCascade 5.5% .25 o...
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 08-23-2012 at 11:53 PM
So I ended up getting impatient and bottling the bastard. It dropped to 1.003 - so I was only a
point off from the recipe. The dang thing was in the fermenter for a full month and was still
Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 08-23-2012 at 11:47 PM
I will definitely let you know how it turns out....I did make one other change, and that was to
reduce the IBUs to the 34-36 range. This may have been a mistake....I tasted the wort before
putting it ...
Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 08-17-2012 at 04:56 PM
I'm brewing this today. The recipe looks great as-is, but I ended up making the following
changes:1) I substituted the Columbus 20-minute and 10-minute hop additions for Cascades. My
experience with C...
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 08-14-2012 at 06:28 PM
My opinion? It's doable but you getter get brewing. Like I just posted, my wort is still
dropping in gravity three weeks in the fermenter. It's definitely one of the longer-acting
yeasts that I've wor...
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 08-14-2012 at 06:15 PM
Three weeks in the primary. Gravity was 1.006 one week ago - it's 1.004 today. Any downside to
bottling today? I'm running out of my Pale Ale so my patience is running thin. I'm also worried
Posted in thread: Anyone going to Avery's 19th Anniversary party this Sunday? on 08-03-2012 at 07:03 PM
I'm thinking about going. I'm down here in Highlands Ranch so the drive is a bit farther than I
would like. Has anybody gone to this event before? Is it any good? The Great Divide Anniversary
Posted in thread: GABF ticket purchasing on 07-31-2012 at 07:14 PM
Because they're sold out. Geez - that was quick! didn't see any "Member Entrance" option. I'm
having my tickets snail-mailed to me so I dont know if there's any designation on them. If
there isn't, I...
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 07-25-2012 at 05:36 PM
Brewed this 5 days ago. I followed the recipe exactly except for the following changes:1)
Mashed for 90 minutes instead of 602) Added about 13-14 ounces of honey instead of 163) Cooled
the wort to 74 ...