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Forum: Belgian and French Ale 01-18-2014, 08:30 PM
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Posted By oswegan
One question about this. Is that your total water...

One question about this. Is that your total water volume?

Are you not doing any sort of batch or fly sparge here?

Thanks.
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 01-18-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 85,440
Posted By oswegan
Thank you. That's extremely helpful and the photo...

Thank you. That's extremely helpful and the photo is great. I'm going to scale this up to 7 gallons and give it a whirl.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-15-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By oswegan
My notes say 152 degrees and I used Wyeast 1968...

My notes say 152 degrees and I used Wyeast 1968 London ESB. My grain bill was the same as yours except that I used US Crystal 120 rather than the English 130. My hop bill was a little bit different...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-01-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By oswegan
I used Newport and Cascade in a fresh hop red in...

I used Newport and Cascade in a fresh hop red in the fall. I really enjoyed it. I used it for both bittering and for late additions. Not sure that helps because fresh hop beers are so unique.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-23-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,861
Posted By oswegan
This turned out good, and I am sure it will be...

This turned out good, and I am sure it will be enjoyed and consumed by the masses.

That being said, I have to admit that I liked the Simcoe Golden Promise smash better than the Cascade.

I...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-20-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 20,957
Posted By oswegan
I brewed my version of it at the end of October....

I brewed my version of it at the end of October. It's in the keg now waiting for the holiday.

Here's my recipe that is essetially based on what I have heard is the Brewery's original recipe:

7...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-09-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By oswegan
I did something very similar to this: ...

I did something very similar to this:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f85/new-mlt-manifold-shiny-coppery-goodness-115230/

Mine was a Coleman Xtreme 70 quart and my manifold was copper like in the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-09-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,317
Posted By oswegan
Whenever my beer becomes crystal clear I know...

Whenever my beer becomes crystal clear
I know that the end of the keg is near
But I rarely ever fret or fear
I just hook up another keg of beer.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-06-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By oswegan
I haven't had this beer, but I will say that for...

I haven't had this beer, but I will say that for an IPA 2 lbs. seems like way too much crystal, considering only 11 lbs. of two row as a base.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-06-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,515
Posted By oswegan
The best beer I have made in the time that I have...

The best beer I have made in the time that I have been brewing was a super hoppy black IPA modeled after Stone's Anniversary XI, or Sublimely Self Riteous. It is so simple it made my head spin. It...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-03-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,770
Posted By oswegan
I just aged one in the keg for 10 months. Man is...

I just aged one in the keg for 10 months. Man is it good. I can't keep my paws off of it now that it is on tap. So complex - all of the notes of vanilla, chocolate and coffee are there. I'm not...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-03-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,393
Posted By oswegan
Crystal Hops

Would Hallertau be an ok substitute for crystal hops?

It is just a small part of an overpowering dry hop bill that includes simcoe and cenntenial, so I'm not sure how much it will really matter -...
Forum: India Pale Ale 11-02-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,251
Posted By oswegan
This is a cool link that has a few of their...

This is a cool link that has a few of their recipes, including the 2008 Maharaja:

http://www.thebrewingnetwork.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=13157
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-30-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,861
Posted By oswegan
I don't think you're going to notice a huge...

I don't think you're going to notice a huge difference there, unless you go with a really low ibu and go light on the flavor, aroma and dry hops.

Then you'll be sick of Amarillo! :cross:
Forum: Hops Growing 10-29-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By oswegan
This according to Fresh Hops in oregon: At...

This according to Fresh Hops in oregon:

At the end of the season you can bury healthy bottom vines for propagating new plants the next spring. Simply bury the vines in a shallow trench and mark...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-29-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By oswegan
I use a coleman extreme with a Palmer style 4...

I use a coleman extreme with a Palmer style 4 pipe copper manifold in the bottom. Batch sparging consistently gets me 75-80% and is really easy. This ease of operation allows me to drink more beer...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-29-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,349
Posted By oswegan
Maybe I am just a throw back, but a big three...

Maybe I am just a throw back, but a big three foot piece of 1" tube in the end of the carboy with the other end in a bucket is what I have always done and still do. After activity dies down, airlock...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-29-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 20,957
Posted By oswegan
I brewed this over the weekend and ended up...

I brewed this over the weekend and ended up pitching on a cake of Wyeast 1968. It worked out really well, though I am a little surprised by the color - I thought it would be darker in the fermenter....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-29-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,861
Posted By oswegan
I started cold crashing tuesday night. Will...

I started cold crashing tuesday night. Will probably keg it tonight. There is a Simcoe Golden Promise SMaSH ahead of it right now that is really drinking nicely. It will be interesting to compare the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-29-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,458
Posted By oswegan
I don't want to hijack the thread, but I guess I...

I don't want to hijack the thread, but I guess I will anyway:

:off:

7 Gal. Batch

21lbs. Great Western Two Row
1lb. Carafa II
1lb. Crystal 60
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-29-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,458
Posted By oswegan
I just kegged a black ipa in the style of stone...

I just kegged a black ipa in the style of stone ninth anniversary and it might be the best beer I have ever brewed. When I first tasted it (warm and flat) I immediately set about getting the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-27-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,657
Posted By oswegan
That's correct. Just crush and mash with...

That's correct. Just crush and mash with everything else.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-27-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,657
Posted By oswegan
I am drinking some in a 10 month old stout right...

I am drinking some in a 10 month old stout right now. It's what they use in Ninkasi Oatis.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-26-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,907
Posted By oswegan
This went on tap today, and if you like Simcoe,...

This went on tap today, and if you like Simcoe, it doesn't get much better than this.

It started at 1.074 and finished out at 1.016 so it came in at 7.59% ABV, a light 5.9 SRM, a nice toasty malt...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-21-2009, 12:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,678
Posted By oswegan
That's going to rock. You should do another...

That's going to rock. You should do another exactly the same with a different hop and do a side by side.
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