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Old 12-16-2011, 10:28 PM   #51
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Okay, I let the reduction boil for the 90 minutes then added it straight to the fermenter. So I would think that will help. Sorry for the resolution on this pic, I took it this morning in the basement before I left for work. The Krausen is about 1 finger tall.
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Old 02-05-2012, 04:37 AM   #52
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Just transferred this to secondary. Overshot my OG by quite a bit due to high efficiency, so I'm looking at 7% now.

Very tasty though! This one won't last long.
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Old 03-26-2012, 02:50 PM   #53
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We got 1st place in the Scottish/Irish Ale category with this recipe at the 2012 Bluebonnet!!
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Old 03-26-2012, 04:31 PM   #54
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:32 PM   #55
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Congrats Hinke! We picked up a couple golds, a silver and a bronze!

Largest attendance I've ever seen there and we have been going longer than I would care to admit. The T-Shirts and scoresheets usually don't show up for a couple weeks. They were planning on handing out the scoresheets but from I heard there were just too many and not enough volunteers.. not fact.. just what I heard. I do know that that comp is a huge undertaking and that they were really working their tales off. Hopefully they will get the results up soon. Hope to make it again next year.

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Old 03-26-2012, 06:36 PM   #56
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Thanks!

My first time there and first time entering a beer in to the Bluebonnet

They had over 1800 entries total.

I judged one flight on Friday, then just had fun the rest of the time
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Thanks!

My first time there and first time entering a beer in to the Bluebonnet

They had over 1800 entries total.

I judged one flight on Friday, then just had fun the rest of the time
A GOLD for your first time entering!?!?! OutStanding!!!! Congrats! Hope you entered as a new entrant!! Keep bringin it strong!!
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Old 03-26-2012, 08:53 PM   #58
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Thanks!

Did not enter as new entrant...that's how little I know

This beer is on the schedule again. Can't wait to have it again.
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We got 1st place in the Scottish/Irish Ale category with this recipe at the 2012 Bluebonnet!!
This is not surprising at all. After trying several other Scottish 80/- recipes and finding -something- lacking, after tasting my first batch of this beer I knew it was going to be a regular on my shelves. I don't know whether it's the reduction or the peated malt that does it, but it's a winner.....
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Brewed my second batch yesterday; this one's a keeper for sure! I remembered to do the reduction, but it looked like the level was a bit low after I sealed up the bucket. I'll have to remember to add more makeup water next time. That 90 minute boil and the reduction definitely use more than normal.....
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