Last Activity:08-20-2014 3:07 PM
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Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 07-13-2014 at 06:57 PM
Been wanting to do a 100% Brett Trois beer for a while now. Finally put in my order and should
be brewing it in the next two weeks or so. I'm going with a fairly basic grain bill to allow
the yeast an...
Posted in thread: Room for CO2 tank on hump of 7.0 cu ft GE Freezer? on 06-30-2014 at 03:36 AM
I'm not planning on building a collar. My eventual plan is to build a lid with a coffin box on
top to mount the taps to. The lines will run through a hole in the top of the lid. Something
similar to t...
Posted in thread: Room for CO2 tank on hump of 7.0 cu ft GE Freezer? on 06-30-2014 at 02:50 AM
I recently moved cross country and had to part with my extensive bottle collection. Now that
we're settled in our new place, I'd like to start brewing again. Instead of becoming a raging
alcoholic in ...
Posted in thread: Okay, I'm a believer... on 12-20-2013 at 06:53 PM
I've always soaked my bottles in oxyclean longer than an hour, sometimes for days. Never had
any evidence of mineral deposits. After a thorough rinse and a high temp cycle in the
dishwasher without de...
Posted in thread: How long to clarify beer and at what temp on 10-31-2013 at 08:11 PM
I just made an Imperial IPA. Wanted to cold crash prior to dry hopping. Put it in the freezer
with my temperature control, but something went wrong and when I checked it the next day the
airlock was f...
Posted in thread: 3068 in an IPA on 10-25-2013 at 07:22 PM
Have you tried the Hopfenweisse collaboration between Schneider and Brooklyn? It's pretty much
a cross between a traditional Bavarian hefe and American IPA, and it's awesome. If I were going
Posted in thread: mash infusion on 10-22-2013 at 06:36 PM
I heat my strike water above the desired temperature, usually somewhere in the 170s. Then I
dump it all in the cooler and close the lid. As it cools to the proper strike temp, it's
preheating the mash...
Posted in thread: Imperial IPA Feedback on 10-22-2013 at 01:13 AM
So I finally got around to brewing this 10 days ago. I brewed it as written above, with the
water profile as specified. I ran off a bit too much wort and extended the boil to 75 minutes
Posted in thread: Trippel Pumpkin Ale - read and weep pumpkin tears on 09-16-2013 at 11:50 PM
Sounds awesome. Keep us updated, seems like something I'd be interested in trying someday down
the road. I've heard of others having success with pumpkin saisons also, and I love anything
Posted in thread: Imperial IPA Feedback on 08-26-2013 at 02:36 PM
I haven't brewed this yet. I'm going to do an English Old Ale using a 3L starter of WLP007
first, then transfer that to a secondary with bourbon soaked oak cubes, wash the yeast and
repitch a nice hea...