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Forum: Cider Forum 03-29-2013, 03:50 AM
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Posted By promontory
haha sorry to never post back... My cider turned...

haha sorry to never post back... My cider turned out great. I was trying to clone the Saint not the Lansdowne...

I did not have to smooth it. I simply fermented with the Wyeast Belgian trappist...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-23-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By promontory
I think so two. I am just trying to impart the...

I think so two. I am just trying to impart the white wine flavour. I guess I could rack into white wine...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-23-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By promontory
Saison with bret and white wine lees?

I am going to brew a Saison and add a little bret to funk it up a bit.

I recently had a saison that had been aged in white wine barrels. I have access to white wine lees from a local winery. ...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-26-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By promontory
got it. thanks a ton. The distiller just got...

got it. thanks a ton. The distiller just got back to me and the barrels have only been empty two weeks so that should be good. I'll post back once I get a brew going.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-25-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By promontory
ok so swell first, then put 180' water in, then...

ok so swell first, then put 180' water in, then bourbon.

Also the bourbon used in these barrels is pretty expensive, but they also sell a white dog. I guess that would suck some char and flavor...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-25-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By promontory
8 gal whiskey barrel - Just want to make sure I do it right!

Ok so I am going to go buy a whiskey barrel from a local distillery.

Been reading up on how to handle it from purchase to aging a homebrew, and here is what I think I have read:

When I buy it...
Forum: Stout 10-09-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 26,975
Posted By promontory
thanks so much

thanks so much
Forum: Stout 10-09-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 26,975
Posted By promontory
Hopyard, any idea on the gravity of that cherry...

Hopyard, any idea on the gravity of that cherry concentrate? I need it to calc my abv...
Forum: Stout 10-08-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 26,975
Posted By promontory
I just racked mine into a keg. its 3 weeks in...

I just racked mine into a keg. its 3 weeks in the fermenter primary/secondary with 8oz cherry concentrate, 3 lindt chocolate bars and a vanilla bean. Its tasting good but I am not sure the...
Forum: Stout 10-02-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 26,975
Posted By promontory
I brewed this 2 weeks ago. I skipped the cocoa...

I brewed this 2 weeks ago. I skipped the cocoa powder and mashed with 3 Lindt 76% chocolate bars. I am only cherry 4oz at a time to find the right taste. I don't like to pull samples ever few...
Forum: Stout 09-29-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 26,975
Posted By promontory
Can anyone who has brewed this comment on the...

Can anyone who has brewed this comment on the overall cherry flavor? I just want it as a hint. I brewed this a week and a half ago, and am getting ready to rack to secondary and add the cherry but...
Forum: Stout 09-08-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 26,975
Posted By promontory
Dago, Hopyard, how did your turn out. I think I...

Dago, Hopyard, how did your turn out. I think I am going to brew this but wanted to hear more feedback on the recipe and levels of cherry flavor. I want some but not overkill
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-22-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By promontory
So the spoon method is fine? Any reason not to...

So the spoon method is fine? Any reason not to do the paddle and drill?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-22-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By promontory
Like 5 min. I bought the angled pip from you...

Like 5 min. I bought the angled pip from you guys. It worked great.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-22-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By promontory
Whirlpooling to clarify

I have a converted keg for my boil pot, with a bent pipe pulling wort off the side of the bottom. I want to whirlpool and tried with a spoon and elbow grease. Felt like it didn't really help and...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-31-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,498
Posted By promontory
How do I check the mash ph? I am downloading...

How do I check the mash ph? I am downloading your excel app... looks like cool stuff. As I understand it, some grains create un-fermentable sugars, is that true? if so which ones... I have also...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-31-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By promontory
what did you wind up brewing?

Did you iron our a recipe?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-29-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,498
Posted By promontory
How to affect different parts of a beers flavor/mouthfeel

I do all grain batches and think they turn out pretty good. I would like to start playing with mouthfeel, finish, and the overall arc of a mouthful of beer.

Can anyone speak to how to:
improve...
Forum: General Techniques 12-09-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By promontory
So it sounds like to general strategies so far: ...

So it sounds like to general strategies so far: debittered black, and adding a small amount of dark malt at the end of the mash.

This beer was black... I brew a brown thats good and brown but...
Forum: General Techniques 12-09-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By promontory
hmm i like it

hmm i like it
Forum: General Techniques 12-09-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By promontory
How to achieve a dark beer

So I have been brewing awhile, I have made dark beer, light beer, porters, lagers...

I live next to an area breweries manager and he brought over a CDA that they made. I make a habit of trying...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-30-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By promontory
its not perfect but I have a rig using a 25 gal...

its not perfect but I have a rig using a 25 gal hot water heater. I am able to get mash out temps by the time my mash is done. you can see pics at http://promontorybrew.com/ look back at some of...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-17-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,773
Posted By promontory
Acuta, I am taking Robs advice. For the Saint at...

Acuta, I am taking Robs advice. For the Saint at least. I am going to give it a go with some local cider and a wyeast trappist yeast. I have never done this before so who knows but the yeast and...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-10-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,773
Posted By promontory
Did you ever find a recipe? I am trying to find...

Did you ever find a recipe? I am trying to find a recipe for the Trapist yeast Saint...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-03-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By promontory
Cool everyone thanks for the response. I waited...

Cool everyone thanks for the response. I waited about 2 hours and it came down fine. Pitched my starter at 70'... The bubble is already starting to move in the blow off hose.

thanks
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