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Posted in thread: Trying to clone Prickly Passion Saison by New Belgium on 12-20-2012 at 06:56 PM
I thought thats what homebrewing is all about- trying something new and challenging.sure,
generally speaking, but i'm always limited by how frequent i can brew and the money i can spend
on it. i decid...
Posted in thread: Trying to clone Prickly Passion Saison by New Belgium on 12-20-2012 at 03:32 PM
i never ended up making it due to not knowing what to do for the grain bill, but more
importantly the headache involved with getting the fruit. it was going to be expensive and i
wasn't really sure ho...
Posted in thread: Bourbon Vanilla Porter (AG) on 11-17-2012 at 12:50 AM
I've had this sitting on 2 vanilla beans for about 2 weeks now and just took a sample. It has a
slight vanilla aroma, and a smooth but not what I would pick out as vanilla flavor. Basically,
Posted in thread: Bourbon Vanilla Porter (AG) on 10-17-2012 at 03:38 PM
My efficiency was fine, since I got 1.087 to begin with. Measured again last night and still
holding at 1.036. I went ahead and gently swirled the fermenter, to see if rousing the yeast
has any effect...
Posted in thread: Bourbon Vanilla Porter (AG) on 10-16-2012 at 03:27 PM
I brewed this up a little over 2 weeks ago, using the partial mash recipe in this thread, and
had an OG of 1.087. After 2 weeks in primary I took a hydro sample (this was on Saturday) and
was only dow...
Posted in thread: whats in the pipeline for Christmas/seasonal brew? on 10-11-2012 at 03:25 PM
vanilla bourbon imperial porter, mint chocolate stout, black rye saison. should be a fun
Posted in thread: Mint Chocolate Stout on 10-09-2012 at 07:12 PM
Did you do a direct sub with the mint cocoa powder (8 oz)? Did you use any additional mint?
Posted in thread: Trying to clone Prickly Passion Saison by New Belgium on 10-09-2012 at 07:10 PM
I've made a saison before with pale, munich, and wheat that turned out nice. I could certainly
use that bill. I just wonder why NB is claiming it's made of pale and C-80. Good point on the
Posted in thread: Trying to clone Prickly Passion Saison by New Belgium on 10-09-2012 at 05:50 PM
That would make sense as to why the color didn't seem to be affected much. I'm going to operate
under that assumption and use mostly passion fruit. From the info on NB's website I put
together the sta...
Posted in thread: Mint Chocolate Stout on 10-09-2012 at 04:01 PM
I'm going to make this as one of my Christmas beers and am super excited about it. I've read
the whole thread and there seem to be a variety of ways people have added the mint to the beer: