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    Sweet Stout Deception Cream Stout

    I got impatient and cracked one of these open today. Even when undercarbed and a little green, this has to be the best stout I've had. Tasty!
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    Belgian Tripel Belgian Trippel (2006 World Beer Cup Gold Medal: Dragonmead Final Absolution clone)

    My house was 60 during the carb period... my house is 55 now... I think I need to suck up and turn the heat on or rig something up :cross:
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    Belgian Tripel Belgian Trippel (2006 World Beer Cup Gold Medal: Dragonmead Final Absolution clone)

    I used 3/4 cups of corn sugar and it took a month in a cold house to get a weak carb. In retrospect I should have kept it a bit warmer.
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    Belgian Tripel Belgian Trippel (2006 World Beer Cup Gold Medal: Dragonmead Final Absolution clone)

    Yes, this beer is a bit rough early on, but this is getting better every day. I should hold off and bottle my other brew so that this can work itself out a little bit. It took a long time to carb in the bottle, but the wait is worth it!
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    Belgian Tripel Belgian Trippel (2006 World Beer Cup Gold Medal: Dragonmead Final Absolution clone)

    I'm drinking this now and wow, it's amazing that this has nearly 10 percent and drinks so well. What a great recipe! Thank you guys so much!
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    Belgian Tripel Belgian Trippel (2006 World Beer Cup Gold Medal: Dragonmead Final Absolution clone)

    Wow this beer is smelling really good. You're right about the banana smell... kind of like banana bread. I'll start by saying that I'm new to the game and I didn't use a starter, after 24 hours it was fermenting like I've never seen before. Well my lock couldn't keep up with it and it blew...
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    A thank you to the forums.

    I started my first non-kit brew based on recipes I found in this forum. A belgian tripel recipe to be exact. Well, a rude awakening this 5am when I heard what sounded like someone tearing part of the house apart. I first thought it was the cats, they always do stupid things at night but on a...
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