Last Activity:03-29-2013 2:57 AM
Posted in thread: Question about Wyeast Roselare on 03-08-2013 at 06:17 AM
Your Oud Bruin recipe looks good, with interesting specialty malts. The base malts are almost
identical to mine. Are your hops aged? I stumbled across a giant bag of 2 yr old hops that I
used for this...
Posted in thread: Question about Wyeast Roselare on 03-05-2013 at 05:24 AM
Just tasted an 8 month old Oud Bruin that's been on a single smack pack of Roselare in the
primary, and it was tart, funky, beautiful. No reason to secondary, IMO. Good luck!I'm also
going to re pitch...
Posted in thread: Diastatic Mystery Mash - What Happened? on 02-19-2013 at 06:34 PM
Well, I couldn't wait and popped one bottle of this. It's young, for sure - I won't try another
one for a few months. But, it's a little peppery & spicy right away, partially from being a bit
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 02-12-2013 at 02:14 PM
Brewing 60 liters of an American Barleywine tomorrow to fill an oak muscat cask. ~37 kg of malt
grist, 3 mash tuns. Nothing like doing 2 new things at once... (Actually, the beer will be in 3
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Batches/Amount of Yeast on 02-09-2013 at 08:55 PM
I brewed a DIPA today that had an SG of 1.091 and used 9 grams, or almost the whole packet of
S-05, per Mr. Malty for a 5 L batch (1.32 G). I'm always too nervous about bacteria in the
fridge to save ...
Posted in thread: New report from American Academy of Microbiology on Yeast on 02-09-2013 at 07:25 AM
Awesome, thanks for the link.
Posted in thread: Your favorite top five beers? on 02-02-2013 at 06:59 AM
Kwak (Bosteels)Jever pilsRochefort 10Baltika Porter (cheap, big Russian bottles)Yeti Imperial
Stout (Great Divide)Do all these American beers actually exist?Interesting list. Kwak is an
Posted in thread: Your favorite top five beers? on 01-30-2013 at 05:05 PM
No order:La ChouffeSka Modus HoperandiAvery MaharajaOrvalBFM DouzeThat was hard! So many left
on the table...
Posted in thread: ESB Conundrum on 01-26-2013 at 11:08 AM
In Colorado, Ska makes an outstanding ESB. It's one of my favorites every time I come home to
Steamboat. Recipe makes sense to me, but I brewed my first ESB yesterday, so what do I know? :)
My recipe ...
Posted in thread: Diastatic Mystery Mash - What Happened? on 01-25-2013 at 07:01 AM
I guess my initial understanding that Weyermann Abbey Malt could be a base malt wasn't totally
off base. I can't find a Lintner number for it anywhere, but it clearly converted itself. My
idea was tha...