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  • Posted in thread: Bottle carbing a high-ABV brew with WLP500 on 06-29-2013 at 01:15 AM
    Quick question for the hive:I made an Austin Homebrew Rocheforte 10 clone kit – and went a tad
    over on the OG.OG = 1.117I used WLP500 with a huge starter...after 4 weeks in primary, SG =
    1.030after 5 ...

  • Posted in thread: Making swing top champagne bottles on 03-25-2013 at 09:13 PM
    Have never used these before but ran across them looking for something similar. Nearly
    identical to the neck clips. been going back-and-forth with that company for 2 weeks now
    trying to order these.....

  • Posted in thread: Bochet - Caramelizing Honey on 12-10-2012 at 12:37 AM
    1) I would like to offer another possible way to carmalize honey. We used to make milk caramel
    by boiling a unopened can of sweetened concentrated milk, taking hours and having to make sure
    the can w...

  • Posted in thread: To Blend or Not to Blend? on 12-09-2012 at 07:45 PM
    subscribed. I have one of these kits 6 months in primary and looking forward to what wisdom
    this thread provides.

  • Posted in thread: Caribou Slobber FG??? on 11-25-2012 at 05:05 AM
    OG - 1.052FG - 1.0202 weeks primary and 2 weeks secondary with Windsor yeast.It tastes great,
    but a bit too sweet. Next time I'm thinking of doing a big starter and adding a pound or 2 of
    corn sugar t...

  • Posted in thread: “Craggy Head” ≠ head retention? on 11-23-2012 at 01:55 AM
    Subbed. I have no input, but this is relevant to my interests ;)

  • Posted in thread: favorite sour comercial beers? on 11-16-2012 at 04:58 AM
    BLASPHEMY! I love Bam Noire. I mean its not much in the sour category but the Brett in it is
    awesome. You get that leathery funk that I don't see in a lot of funky beers.I will trust your
    (and others)...

  • Posted in thread: End-of-the-World Mead recipes - Mayan inspired on 11-16-2012 at 04:28 AM
    I guess this idea died...but FYI - I am drinking a batch of this that is 1.5 years old and it's
    great!Brew what you want. If you want to drink it in 6 months, then brew something that will be
    ready in...

  • Posted in thread: Advice needed to fix low attenuating Windsor yeast on 11-13-2012 at 02:55 AM
    I just wanted to say “thank you” to everyone posting their experiences with Windsor.I have a
    batch of Caribou Slobber OG = 1.052 and FG = 1.021 for an attenuation of ~60%, and I've been
    spending most ...

  • Posted in thread: favorite sour comercial beers? on 10-25-2012 at 03:34 AM
    ...Any Jolly Pumpkin Beer. ....IMHO - just make sure Bam Noire isn't the first Jolly Pumpkin
    beer you try. I love sours, but was barely able to choke this one down (and other sour
    aficionados I know d...