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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-16-2010, 04:10 AM
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Posted By leghorn
Don't worry, with that ABV, quite a long time. ...

Don't worry, with that ABV, quite a long time. Is the twang from the cranberry?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-14-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By leghorn
Thread revival! I posted this almost 2 years...

Thread revival!

I posted this almost 2 years ago. I want all new or less-confident brewers to know - Don't dump your beer!

I entered this into several contests. Scores averaged 39. Scores...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-14-2010, 02:22 AM
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Views: 24,006
Posted By leghorn
I AM IN!!! I was on the fence, but the more I...

I AM IN!!! I was on the fence, but the more I thought about it, the more excited I got about an historic beer. I love Old Ales and love the series concept. There have been some great, memorable,...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 10-12-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By leghorn
Stone Oaked Arrogant Bastard is fantastic. It is...

Stone Oaked Arrogant Bastard is fantastic. It is just outstanding with home-smoked pork ribs - my favorite food/beer combination yet.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-16-2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By leghorn
I agree with Bob on the pilsener, aromatic, and...

I agree with Bob on the pilsener, aromatic, and biscuit. I do not agree on the candi; however, Bob's got tons more experience than me. I brewed a dubbel with special B, aromatic, munich, and simple...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-30-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,259
Posted By leghorn
Since we are discussing Chinook - what does...

Since we are discussing Chinook - what does everyone think it would pair well with? I made a Summit/Nugget IPA and I keep thinking Chinook at bittering and at flavor (about 30-20 from flameout)...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-11-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,948
Posted By leghorn
Buenaventura - I've never used black pepper...

Buenaventura - I've never used black pepper myself, just quoting the book, but this is what I think:

End of the boil would be as soon as you take the wort off heat.

The 1/4 teaspoon would be...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-10-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,948
Posted By leghorn
Randy Mosher provides a black pepper porter...

Randy Mosher provides a black pepper porter recipe in Radical Brewing:

OG: 1.060
IBU: 66
6 lb Munich
3.5 lb 2-row
1.5 lb C120
0.75 lb chocolate
0.4 lb black patent
1.5 oz Target (9%) 30 min
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-08-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 121,677
Posted By leghorn
I agree. Thanks for the hard work!

I agree. Thanks for the hard work!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-07-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,656
Posted By leghorn
I did once have a perfectly perserved spider in a...

I did once have a perfectly perserved spider in a bottle of my Irish Red - I couldn't stomach actually drinking the spider, but drank all the way down to it (it had sunk in the beer).

I swear I...
Forum: Cooking & Pairing 06-29-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,976
Posted By leghorn
Here's a family favorite - Marinate the...

Here's a family favorite -

Marinate the tenderloin for 8-12 hours with:
1 1/2 cups OJ
Juice of 2 limes
6 tblspn olive oil
1/3 cup minced parsley
2 tblspn minced fresh oregano
1 teaspn salt...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-21-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By leghorn
Mosher recommends taking equal parts XLDME and...

Mosher recommends taking equal parts XLDME and sugar and cooking them on the stove until they caramelize for a toffee flavor. I tried it for the Caramel Quad recipe he put in the Radical brewing...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-13-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 58,704
Posted By leghorn
This has worked out great. Since I posted it in...

This has worked out great. Since I posted it in the other thread, I'll repeat it here. I took WLP099 and created a starter of 1 cup XLDME/4 cups water. Included yeast nutrient. I waited until...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-01-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1,416
Views: 98,870
Posted By leghorn
Yes, it's very satisfying to know I can "fix"...

Yes, it's very satisfying to know I can "fix" this problem now, even on a 11% ABV beast like the 9-9-9 Barleywine.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-31-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,416
Views: 98,870
Posted By leghorn
Success!

OK, don't laugh. My 9-9-9 Barleywine I brewed in fall 2008 and bottle carbed turned out flat. So last year I re-opened the bottles and tried dropping in grains of dry yeast and re-capping. No...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-25-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 58,704
Posted By leghorn
Just finished bottling this beast. Finished at...

Just finished bottling this beast. Finished at 1.003 (how is that even possible?, but I checked twice...). 10.4% ABV. It is hot on the finish - but it has a strong flavor profile. The last time I...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-22-2010, 01:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,028
Posted By leghorn
+1 to roast barley in the last 5 minutes of mash....

+1 to roast barley in the last 5 minutes of mash. The color should leach into the mash; but not enough time to get the roastiness.
Forum: Cooking & Pairing 05-13-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By leghorn
I don't really know. This is my first year...

I don't really know. This is my first year attempting to grow them, and this variety is recommended, so I am giving it a shot. Maybe next year I'll look into other varieties if I can get this to...
Forum: Cooking & Pairing 05-13-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By leghorn
Yep, ordered some through Burpee and planted them...

Yep, ordered some through Burpee and planted them last weekend. We'll see. I have voles in the yard, and damn if I can't trap them or get them out some other way. Only thing I refuse to do is...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-18-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,077
Posted By leghorn
My MIL make an incredible chocolate bourbon pecan...

My MIL make an incredible chocolate bourbon pecan pie at Thanksgiving - have you put any thought into adding some chocolate?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-04-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 58,704
Posted By leghorn
Could you get a starter going on a high gravity...

Could you get a starter going on a high gravity yeast, and then use an eye dropper to add it to the bottles and re-cap? I doubt the yeast would matter, as long as it can handle the ABV...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-03-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,759
Posted By leghorn
It looks like some weird asteroid belt in the...

It looks like some weird asteroid belt in the middle of your beer! I can only guess that the water you added didn't blend well with the beer, some fermentation leftovers kicked off a secondary...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-03-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,759
Posted By leghorn
If you can post a picture, it would help a great...

If you can post a picture, it would help a great deal.

Gently swirling it will be Ok, just let it sit in secondary a couple more days to settle. That might break the suspension.

Also, post the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-03-2010, 02:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,772
Posted By leghorn
Yes. You have 2 things going on. First, it sits...

Yes. You have 2 things going on. First, it sits on the lees (yeast), which can create subtle flavor differences from age and temperature. Second, aging beer can lower the IBUs, create oxidation,...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-03-2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,028
Posted By leghorn
I think your FG is right where you want it. A...

I think your FG is right where you want it. A barleywine should have sweetness and fullness. I'm drinking a Bigfoot 2009 right now and the fullness and sweetness comes through beautifully. I only...
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