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Re: Next rum barrel fill

 On June 18, 2017, 1:43 p.m.

You make a reasonable point about mashing. How about raising the golden promise to 5.75, drop the rye malt to 1 and the flaked rye to 6oz. This makes rye less …

Next rum barrel fill

 On June 7, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

We need to establish a recipe for the next round of the rum barrel fill. For your consideration, I submit a dark mild:

Unseasonably Ryeld
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March 2017 Dry Hops Tasting

 On March 3, 2017, 10:21 a.m.

Here are the materials from last night's dry hop event.

List of hop varieties with parentage, age, descriptors, and commercial examples The spider plots, alon…

Re: Barrel beer v2: Gone Rogue

 On Feb. 3, 2017, 12:06 p.m.

Gordon Strong has an interesting recipe in his BYO style guide article. In particular, I think there are three things worth noting: a) using lager yeast, b) us…

Re: Barrel beer v2: Gone Rogue

 On Jan. 25, 2017, 8:54 p.m.

I like the Tropical Stout idea. I'm in for 5, 10 if we need to cover it. I'd probably brew 10 gallons in any case so it's no hassle. From the BJCP:

16C Tropic…

Re: Fall 2016 grain buy?

 On Jan. 11, 2017, 11:28 a.m.

Thanks for organizing, Jackson.

@Caleb: I'll try to get over tomorrow to pick up the grains so I can make the split and bring it to the meeting next week. Wit…

Re: Fall 2016 grain buy?

 On Jan. 2, 2017, 12:37 p.m.

What do we need to do to make this happen? Here's my final order (including the Crystal 45 split with Caleb):

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Re: Fall 2016 grain buy?

 On Dec. 1, 2016, 7:11 p.m.

@ Caleb: Confirmed on the CRY45 split. That's filled.

I'd like to get one more on the Victory as 25lbs seems like a lot, but if that can't happen, what is yo…

Re: Fall 2016 grain buy?

 On Nov. 21, 2016, 4:19 p.m.

@Greg: Would you be interested in splitting a bag of Crystal I (TF-CRY45). I have some C10 and C80 right now, and I'm looking to get something more in the midd…

Fall 2016 grain buy?

 On Oct. 10, 2016, 1:02 p.m.

I see the last posted grain buy was about a year ago. Are there any plans for a grain buy this fall?

Re: BUZZ Big Brew @ Triptych BC Jan. '16

 On Dec. 30, 2015, 11:38 a.m.

I'm in as well.

Borrow a bench capper

 On Oct. 27, 2015, 1:22 p.m.


Does any one have a bench capper I can borrow? I have some champaign style bottles I want to use for a trippel, but my wing capper can't push the caps …

Re: AHA Rally at JT Walkers February 21

 On Jan. 18, 2015, 7:42 p.m.

Another perk: The audio and slides from the last few National Homebrewers Conference have been posted online. Quality of the talks is on the whole quite high.

Chicago home brewers group buy

 On March 19, 2014, 11:40 a.m.

The Chicago Homebrew Club is running their semi-annual group buy: http://chicagohomebrewers.org/grain

I'd be happy to do pick up for the UC area, if others wa…