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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-25-2013, 02:00 AM
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Posted By evrk
thanks everyone :)

thanks everyone :)
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-11-2013, 11:40 PM
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Posted By evrk
anyone else have ideas about this? I'm about to...

anyone else have ideas about this? I'm about to buy the ingredients :)
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-27-2013, 02:32 AM
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Posted By evrk
Thanks HB, those sound like good tips. ANyone...

Thanks HB, those sound like good tips. ANyone else have any thoughts?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-19-2013, 11:49 PM
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Posted By evrk
Any idea of how to start would be awesome.....

Any idea of how to start would be awesome.. anyone?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-16-2013, 03:50 PM
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Posted By evrk
Anyone have any ideas? I'm willing to experiment...

Anyone have any ideas? I'm willing to experiment with it, but I'm not very good at feeling out what to start with.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-15-2013, 08:22 PM
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Posted By evrk
How to clone 'Pretty Things: Our Finest Regards' - Barleywine Ale

I'm really into the pretty things barleywine but am not sure where to start in the cloning process.

On the pretty things site...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-05-2012, 11:35 PM
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Posted By evrk
thanks everyone!

thanks everyone!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-03-2012, 05:51 PM
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Posted By evrk
Thanks for the info. Are there any major beers...

Thanks for the info. Are there any major beers that use these hops so I can get an idea of their flavors?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-02-2012, 07:58 PM
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Posted By evrk
Hops from NZ - recipe ideas

Hey folks - I'm looking at Rebel Brewer's website, where I get most of my grain etc.
They are doing a promo with cheap (ish) hops from NZ. Anyone ever brew with any of these?
Any recipe ideas for...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-18-2012, 01:54 AM
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Posted By evrk
Thanks folks :)

Thanks folks :)
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-17-2012, 06:41 PM
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Posted By evrk
Not sure how much water is needed - I'll have to...

Not sure how much water is needed - I'll have to do some calcs later. I can only ferment 6 since it's in a 6.5 tub.
I don't have a way to introduce pure oxygen - I could do a bubbler or something...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-17-2012, 04:29 AM
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Posted By evrk
This was a full boil recipe. I had about 7...

This was a full boil recipe. I had about 7 gallons and was expecting to lose 1 to bring me down to six during the boil. Now I'm just above 5 with the crazy OG.
Should I shoot for the Raging Bitch...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-16-2012, 08:32 PM
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Posted By evrk
High OG (1.1) - water down?

I made a FLying Dog - Raging Bitch clone but ended up with a little over 5 gallons rather than the 6 i was shooting for. I didn't realize so much would boil off - I lost probably over two gallons...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-16-2012, 07:02 PM
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Posted By evrk
Yeah, they use a different yeast, grain and hops...

Yeah, they use a different yeast, grain and hops in that. I ended up using the Belgian and the hop schedule listed here and the grains from that recipe :)
Anyone have any ideas about the high OG...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-16-2012, 03:13 PM
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Posted By evrk
I made this clone but ended up with a little...

I made this clone but ended up with a little over 5 gallons rather than 6.

OG reads at 1.1 (yipes) so I'm wondering if I should water down the fermenter so they yeast can manage the sugar load...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-03-2012, 10:46 PM
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Posted By evrk
Cool, will do :) I'll post back in a bit to let...

Cool, will do :) I'll post back in a bit to let you know how it went.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-03-2012, 10:03 PM
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Posted By evrk
Trying to decide between this recipe which people...

Trying to decide between this recipe which people seem to think gets good results and this one: http://hopville.com/recipe/1239281 which is supposed to be from flying dog
Anyone have any thoughts on...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-19-2012, 04:04 PM
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Posted By evrk
Cool, thanks! I'll try it out today hopefully.

Cool, thanks! I'll try it out today hopefully.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-18-2012, 08:43 PM
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Posted By evrk
Add additional yeast before bottling in Hennepin Clone

I have a hennepin clone in secondary (has been there for almost 2 months).
It finished fermenting somewhat slowly (high ABV) around a month ago. I used a culture of actual ommegang yeast, which...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-22-2012, 06:07 PM
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Posted By evrk
Oh huh, I didn't know that they used the same...

Oh huh, I didn't know that they used the same yeast for all of them. Have you tried yours yet? I keep going back and forth one whether or not harvesting is the way to go, given the risk that I'd just...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-11-2012, 04:02 PM
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Posted By evrk
Thanks for the reply. Do you think it was...

Thanks for the reply. Do you think it was something to do with Hennepin in particular or is it more of bad luck with this batch sort of thing?
I actually recently read something about Ommegang...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-07-2012, 10:28 PM
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Posted By evrk
How did this work out for you? Also, I'm...

How did this work out for you? Also, I'm completely inexperienced culturing yeast but would love to give this a try. Question about your process: why the cold crash step? Did you cold crash it and...
Forum: Mead Forum 08-31-2011, 04:46 PM
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Posted By evrk
I think i'll use the oak only in half of one of...

I think i'll use the oak only in half of one of the gallons, in case it ends up tasting too strange.

Should I bulk age it in the gallon jugs? or split it up into smaller bottles right now? I'm...
Forum: Mead Forum 08-31-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,388
Posted By evrk
I think i'll use the oak only in half of one of...

I think i'll use the oak only in half of one of the gallons, in case it ends up tasting too strange.

Should I bulk age it in the gallon jugs? or split it up into smaller bottles right now? I'm...
Forum: Mead Forum 08-29-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,388
Posted By evrk
are there wrong types of oak? When I toasted it,...

are there wrong types of oak? When I toasted it, it smelled delicious and sweet so I figure it will be good.

Anyone have thoughts on:
If it is finished fermenting, do I rack it into another jug...
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