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Forum: Specialty Beer Yesterday, 08:37 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Here's to hoping I get a response on a two year...

Here's to hoping I get a response on a two year old thread!!!

Have you thought or tried using buckwheat honey instead of the molasses?

Have you tried using a Blelgian yeast just to add a little...
Forum: Specialty Beer Yesterday, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,218
Posted By bolus14
Subscribing even though no posts in a while

Subscribing even though no posts in a while
Forum: Amber Hybrid Beer 07-28-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 195,714
Posted By bolus14
I just did a single infusion at 156. I also only...

I just did a single infusion at 156. I also only did a 60min boil, don't see the need for a 90 min on this. There might be one but my limited knowledge on today's grains and how much they're malted...
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 07-26-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 163,166
Posted By bolus14
Here's the stout I've been thinking of going...

Here's the stout I've been thinking of going with:
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f12/tribute-hunahpu-406876/

Sorry to take this post away from the Saison.
Forum: Amber Hybrid Beer 07-25-2014, 10:33 PM
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Views: 195,714
Posted By bolus14
Made a 4 gallon batch about 36 hours ago because...

Made a 4 gallon batch about 36 hours ago because I only had a 5 gallon fermenter free and wanted to get this made before too much longer.
Using WY1450, Denny's Favorite, to bring out more of the...
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 07-25-2014, 01:16 PM
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Posted By bolus14
I would've tried the chipotle pepper one if I...

I would've tried the chipotle pepper one if I hadn't done this already :)
I'm looking for a stout with some "heat" so if you have anything like that I might give t a shot.

As for the spices in...
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 07-24-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 163,166
Posted By bolus14
I'm brewing the pumpkin saison at the following...

I'm brewing the pumpkin saison at the following link tonight.
http://www.ltdsupply.ca/?p=2352
Just trying to figure out when to add the spices.
Forum: American Ale 07-23-2014, 04:22 PM
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Views: 151,299
Posted By bolus14
I used the original recipe and Denny's Fav,...

I used the original recipe and Denny's Fav, WY1450, and have gotten comments from friends about his smooth it is for a Pale.

I haven't used much dextrin so I can't give any advise on that.
Forum: Cider Forum 07-15-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 40,336
Posted By bolus14
I'm thinking of following this as my first cider....

I'm thinking of following this as my first cider. Just wondering how close the fall spice or the cherry "recipes" are to McKenzie's? My wife loves their Autumn Reserve(i think that's the name) and...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 07-14-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 191,106
Posted By bolus14
If you do pitch more i would build a starter and...

If you do pitch more i would build a starter and pitch at high krausen, this will help the yeast going into an alcoholic environment, pitching right from a vial or pack may kill them right off the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-14-2014, 12:44 PM
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Posted By bolus14
sub'd

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Forum: Belgian and French Ale 07-11-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By bolus14
I say Sorachi as well. I did a different saison...

I say Sorachi as well. I did a different saison with sorachi and it turned out great. The lemon and grassiness fits at home in a traditional saison.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-08-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,949
Posted By bolus14
Brewed this yesterday. OG was a tad high at...

Brewed this yesterday. OG was a tad high at 1.064 but shouldn't be noticeable. My mash temps got away on me so hopefully FG won't be high. I'm used to brewing in the morning when its cooler out...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-02-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,949
Posted By bolus14
I got a reply from NB and they said that both Dry...

I got a reply from NB and they said that both Dry Dock and their kit now only contain Madagascar beans because of quality issues they were having with the Tahitian beans.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-02-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,949
Posted By bolus14
I haven't. I try to find the info myself first,...

I haven't. I try to find the info myself first, so they don't have to reiterate it 500 times if someone else has asked and posted it on a forum. This is a pretty specific question so it may warrant...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-02-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,949
Posted By bolus14
Found most of what I was looking for here: ...

Found most of what I was looking for here:
http://www.northernbrewer.com/connect/2012/01/vanilla-porter/

Still just says beans from Tahiti which I would believe are the ones from Tahiti and not...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-02-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,949
Posted By bolus14
First, sorry for reviving a year old thread, but...

First, sorry for reviving a year old thread, but a friend had this on tap this weekend, from the NB kit, and it was awesome so I want to make it for myself now.

From what I've read the NB kit...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-30-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,769
Posted By bolus14
Bottled yesterday and I'm happy with how this...

Bottled yesterday and I'm happy with how this turned out, finished at 1.004 and got 58 bottles. Starting OG with fruit adjustment was 1.049, so finished at 5.9% To me the raspberry is there, more...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-26-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,769
Posted By bolus14
Almost 3 weeks into fermentation, it's been at...

Almost 3 weeks into fermentation, it's been at 1.004 sfor over a week now so I'm pretty sure it's finished. I'm planning to bottle this weekend.

With around 6.25 gallons I've added 30oz of...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-26-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,835
Posted By bolus14
At this point I've gotten through about half of...

At this point I've gotten through about half of the 5 gal batch of this, I've been drinking them slowly while I try to drink some other stuff first.

At 32IBU's it's towards the high end for the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-24-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,174
Posted By bolus14
A local brewery where I live, Horseheads Brewing,...

A local brewery where I live, Horseheads Brewing, uses only Libby's canned Pumpkin in their Pumpkin Ale and most people tend to say it's one of the better Pumpkin beers they've had. The biggest...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-21-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,357
Views: 794,624
Posted By bolus14
I think you and your yeast would be better served...

I think you and your yeast would be better served if you build a large starter and split that into three "samples" and use each sample for each brew.

8% is higher than most would recommend...
Forum: Amber Hybrid Beer 06-17-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 195,714
Posted By bolus14
Looking to make this in the next week or two,...

Looking to make this in the next week or two, want to let it "age" for at least a couple months before popping any open. Are there any commercial examples that you would say this is close to? Sam...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-16-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,769
Posted By bolus14
Tried a hydro sample while adding the raspberries...

Tried a hydro sample while adding the raspberries tonight. While the Saison funk is still overly prominent I can't want to see what the raspberry does for this. I got a touch of coffee/bitter...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-13-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,769
Posted By bolus14
Would you say that the chocolate wheat creates...

Would you say that the chocolate wheat creates much chcoloate/coffee/roast taste or just more color? I know saison yeast can overpower a lot of faint aromas and tastes so just wonder if you picked...
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