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Old 10-30-2012, 12:51 PM   #101
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If this is a strong fermentor, would you suggest it for a barleywine? I've got 2 packs. ?

My original plan was to use 05 and try the BRY on a CTZ SMaSH. It sounds like the BRY would work better on a big beer that is not overly dependent on hops.

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Old 10-31-2012, 01:00 AM   #102
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Ok, doing this on my phone by candlelight after 1 full day without power.
1st glass tonight was the bry 97 and it came across very smooth with a somewhat muted hop presence and soft bitterness.
2nd pour was an 05 and although very clean, noticeably more hop flavor and a bit more sharpness to the bittering.
I'd love to show you pictures, but I have no idea how to off my phone?

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Old 10-31-2012, 01:08 AM   #103
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Ok, doing this on my phone by candlelight after 1 full day without power.
1st glass tonight was the bry 97 and it came across very smooth with a somewhat muted hop presence and soft bitterness.
2nd pour was an 05 and although very clean, noticeably more hop flavor and a bit more sharpness to the bittering.
I'd love to show you pictures, but I have no idea how to off my phone?
Very, very helpful. Thanks for the side-by-side trial!
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Old 10-31-2012, 01:08 AM   #104
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Ok, doing this on my phone by candlelight after 1 full day without power.
1st glass tonight was the bry 97 and it came across very smooth with a somewhat muted hop presence and soft bitterness.
2nd pour was an 05 and although very clean, noticeably more hop flavor and a bit more sharpness to the bittering.
I'd love to show you pictures, but I have no idea how to off my phone?
Interesting feedback! First I am hearing about a noticeable flavor difference, or at least how it impacts hops flavor.
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Old 10-31-2012, 01:28 AM   #105
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I'm wondering if the late start and vigorous fermentation would scrub out some of the hop character? If you look back at the posts you'll see how they fermented differently. I'm wondering if you used the 97 with a starter to get it going, you may end up with different results.
This beer was made to dial in a system and I used almost 50% wheat. It's hopped like a pale ale and was bittered to 42 ibu if I recall correctly. I purposely didn't dry hop it, as I wanted to be able to notce the differences.
Funny thing is, with the sweetness from the wheat, I like the 97 better in this beer. A true pale may be a different story. More testing(drinking) to follow
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Old 10-31-2012, 01:55 AM   #106
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Also, one more thing, the differences are very small. I'm happy with Both beers and will have no problem drinking either of them.
That being said, I will probably go back to wlp001 for my pales and ipa's as long as I take time to make a starter.
The 97, willbe used again either washed ir with a starter. I don't like long lag times. I think I'll try it on a blond or a cream ale next

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Old 10-31-2012, 02:51 AM   #107
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Ok, doing this on my phone by candlelight after 1 full day without power.
1st glass tonight was the bry 97 and it came across very smooth with a somewhat muted hop presence and soft bitterness.
2nd pour was an 05 and although very clean, noticeably more hop flavor and a bit more sharpness to the bittering.
I'd love to show you pictures, but I have no idea how to off my phone?
Very interesting. My LHBS just got a shipment of BRY-97 yesterday. Given your experience with it accentuating hops less than US-05, I may try it for my next blonde/golden ale.
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Old 10-31-2012, 03:14 AM   #108
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Ok, doing this on my phone by candlelight after 1 full day without power.
1st glass tonight was the bry 97 and it came across very smooth with a somewhat muted hop presence and soft bitterness.
2nd pour was an 05 and although very clean, noticeably more hop flavor and a bit more sharpness to the bittering.
I'd love to show you pictures, but I have no idea how to off my phone?
How'd you lose power? Are you effected by the storm?
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Old 10-31-2012, 09:52 AM   #109
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How'd you lose power? Are you effected by the storm?
Yea, Sandy was a BIG GIRL!
Finally back on this morning.
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Old 10-31-2012, 01:15 PM   #110
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Take care of yourself, and glad you are safe. Hope you didn't lose anything. I live in Colorado now, but lived in Florida for over 20 yrs. Lost count of how many hurricanes I lived through... At least she is a fast moving girl. Sounds funny to people who don't know hurricanes, but better fast moving in and out than one that just sits over you dumping water and wind damage...

Good luck!
BTW, will be bottling your beer on Sunday! It'll be 3 weeks then in primary, no secondary.
Thanks.

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