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Posted in thread: Best Way to Add Oak Cubes on 11-14-2012 at 07:13 PM
The plan is a month in secondary to really let the oak flavors seep in, but I'll start tasting
small portions at two weeks to see how it's coming along. I don't have any CO2, so I can't do
that, but t...
Posted in thread: Best Way to Add Oak Cubes on 11-14-2012 at 07:04 PM
Quick question:My RIS is in primary right now. The plan is to rack it to my carboy for
secondary and add in some oak cubes that I have soaking in bourbon for a week. I'm just
wondering how to do that....
Posted in thread: How Much Over Pitching is Considered Over Pitching? on 11-13-2012 at 06:52 PM
I brewed a partial mash imperial stout on Sunday. My target OG was 1.090 but because I tried to
use too much grain compared to the water capacity of my brew kettle (BIAB method), I ended up
Posted in thread: Let's talk belgian! on 11-02-2012 at 05:43 PM
Yeah. Also if these didn't have a mandatory maturation time of a solid 3 months or so to really
achieve the proper flavor I'd be more inclined. I wonder if it would be worth making a cheap
Posted in thread: Underpitching Yeast on 10-31-2012 at 10:14 PM
2. Add more yeast asap. If you add new yeast add the ABV has already climbed, that and a few
other factor may cause the newly added yeast to go dormant very quickly. The yeast needs to
have a nice env...
Posted in thread: Underpitching Yeast on 10-31-2012 at 09:52 PM
So here's the deal:Yesterday, I brewed a 2.5 gallon clone of Avery's Old Jubilation (OG: 1.067)
in preparation for the coming holiday season. My plan was to throw it on top of the Nottingham
Posted in thread: 2.5 Gallon Batches on 10-29-2012 at 08:05 PM
Another follow up question:I've heard one option is topping off, namely doing a strong runnings
of 2.5 gallons that is about twice my target OG and then topping off with 2.5 gallons of water
once I pu...
Posted in thread: 2.5 Gallon Batches on 10-27-2012 at 07:05 PM
Thanks for the advice, everyone. I'll make sure to get myself a three gallon carboy shortly.
I've been wanting to get a better bottle anyhow for extended secondaries anyhow.A second
question comes to ...
Posted in thread: 2.5 Gallon Batches on 10-27-2012 at 06:01 PM
So here's the deal. I got the basic homebrewer starter set up back in August, have done a
couple of extract beers already, and decided to try my hand last weekend with my first AG/BIAB
style, a smoked...
Posted in thread: Allagash Curieux Clone on 10-16-2012 at 11:04 PM
I just had this beer for the first time last week at a fancy steakhouse for my first wedding
anniversary. Loved it and would've ordered a second bottle if not for the already high enough
ABV and price...