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I've been reading through that the past couple weeks.





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Posted by BottomlandBrew Now throw out the directions that come with you kit and read this.


I've glanced over the directions recently and they've gotten better. Or maybe it's just Austin Homebrew that's better at directions than the first Morebeer kit I had.






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We need to get together for a brew day at some point.





Yea, when the weather cools off. About to start boiling the Westy clone.






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I really need a bigger Kettle. I've gone to 6.5 gallon batches so I have 8.5 gallons in the 10 gallon pot.







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Zappas Stache
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Westy is in The Barn....gotta let it cool to 65 before pitching. Nothing like brewing when its 105 out.




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Westy is in The Barn




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Nothing like brewing when its 105 out.


I wouldn't have any other way!






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I was drinking some Sofie last night and was struck by the aroma. I couldn't put my finger on it but then realized it was very similar to my saison w/ brett. I did a little research and sure enough, Sofie has brett and they use a very simple grain bill w/ wheat. I'm working up some wort to throw the dregs in. Maybe I can get some of their brett to add to my blend.


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Thank goodness for blow off tubes. Got home from Dallas about an hour ago to find the imperial stout had erupted out of the glass of starsan water all over the floor. It's not a ton, but it's a mess that I will deal with tomorrow. I'd say it's fermenting just fine.





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Ancient am going to drew a saison, how did this recipe turn out?





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I finally bought the kit!




welcome to the obsession

my citra pale should be ready to go this weekend, pretty excited for that.



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Got home from Dallas about an hour ago to find the imperial stout had erupted out of the glass of starsan water all over the floor


the stout I made did this too, and it wasn't nearly as big






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Bad arse mistake. Where'd you order from? Seems like everyone has been having specials recently.



Sorry for the late response. Austin Homebrew. It's where i order 95% of my stuff from.






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Ancient am going to drew a saison, how did this recipe turn out?


My saison recipe turned out great. It was a more amber color saison. Also, i will probably let it dry out a little more (ferment longer at higher temps) the next time i brew that recipe. I was going on my honeymoon and i wanted to bottle before i left.

But it tastes great. I may lighten up on the special b a little more, but it's pretty good. I've given it to several friends, family, and coworkers. Everyone has loved it so far. Even the beer drinkers who don't dig craft beer, liked it.



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listen to that episode yet?


Finally got around to listening to that. Very interesting stuff. If it wasn't recorded in 2012 then I would have thought that he got a hold of my notes I'm working my way through his masters project now.






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I'm working my way through his masters project now.


I tried to read some of that and it was over my head. I don't speak scientist. I much prefer his lectures and interviews where he dumbs it down for us unejimicated folk.






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BugAC
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Made my yeast starter last night. 4 cups water, 1 cup light DME. I'll be brewing tomorrow after work. Will be my first night brew. Hopefully i finish before 11 or 12. Typically it takes me 5.5 hours from start to end of cleanup. So 11 should be right on the money, unless i am mashing longer.





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4 cups water, 1 cup light DME


What OG does that ratio give you?






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Question: Will a longer mash increase the amount of fermentable sugars? Say going from 60 to 75 minutes?

Also, any advantages to secondarying an oatmeal stout? I typically secondary most my ales, other than my saison, for clarity or for dry hopping. However, this being a stout, clarity isn't really a concern, and my hops are all added at the beginning of the boil.






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BugAC
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for a yeast starter, i have no idea. I don't measure it out. I use the amounts based in palmer's book, how to brew. Except i doubled the amounts. In how to brew, he calls out 2 cups water to 1/2 cup dme. I double that.





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Also, any advantages to secondarying an oatmeal stout? I typically secondary most my ales, other than my saison, for clarity or for dry hopping. However, this being a stout, clarity isn't really a concern, and my hops are all added at the beginning of the boil.


I wouldn't worry with it unless you are going to add something to it after fermentation, or don't plan to bottle it for a while







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