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badlee 12-29-2012 02:01 PM

108 brett b strasse,brettsville
Just brewed last night and very excited.
2lb each of 2row,munich and vienna.
250gr each of crystal wheat and raw wheat. 50gr caraffa3.
Mashed at 69c and pitched brett b trois(thanks almighty)
Words fail to express just how excited i am.

badlee 12-30-2012 09:14 AM

And word fail to express how fast the initial fermentation stage was.
30hours after pitching a roughly 1ltr starter,i saw(upon returning from the in-laws)) a fat krausen ring and very little activity.
The smell in the downstairs bathroom,where it is, was crazy hoppy and fruity to the point that i could imagine ripe fruits falling from the celing.

badlee 01-29-2013 01:32 AM

Bottled at the weekend.
Red to amber with a strange golden hue.
OG was 1072 and FV at bottling was 1008 so,thats about BLOODY LOTS of %.
The body of this was very very thin relative to the gravity,but not watery at all,just surprising to tell the truth.
Taste was tart,tart,tart and fruity. The bitterness was strange. It is very bitter,but in a soft kind of way? I don't know if you can get your head around that. The Zythos hops don't prevail at all,a bit of a dissapointment,but the overall impression is of an ESB.
Cant wait to get a bottle in the glass. I carbed at 1.8gr of table sugar per 12oz bottle.

Marchborne 02-01-2013 11:50 PM

What hops did you use? You mentioned Zythos, but how much?

badlee 02-02-2013 02:16 AM

I used 1oz@15, 1oz@10 and 1 oz@5

Calder 02-02-2013 02:30 PM


Originally Posted by badlee (Post 4855043)
I used 1oz@15, 1oz@10 and 1 oz@5

In a 2.5 gallon batch, that should have been noticeable.

I just bought a pound of zythos; now I'm wondering how good they will be.

badlee 02-03-2013 01:26 PM

I will open the first bottle in 4-5 days and post on it.
I am thinking that the carbonation will bring it out some more. Fingers crossed that it will be carbonated.

badlee 02-03-2013 01:35 PM

When i post it, it may well be in my "memories of yeast" thread

badlee 02-09-2013 06:05 AM

Tasting and pic posted in memories of yeast

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