The Great Bottle Opener Giveaway

Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Cider Forum > This may be interesting

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-21-2008, 08:00 PM   #1
pintocb
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 106
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default This may be interesting

I brewed a Belgian Wit a couple of weeks ago and moved it into secondary today. I left about an inch of the beer on top of the cake in my primary then dumped in two gallons of apple juice. Can't wait to see what this will taste like sitting on Wit yeast, orange peel and coriander. Could be great, may be horrible beyond belief. I'll update in a few weeks if it piques anyone curiosity.

cb

__________________
pintocb is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-21-2008, 08:14 PM   #2
Jilaman
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 142
Default

Belgian Wit isn't really going to benefit from being in a secondary. Secondary is for aging and clearing, neither of which a witbier needs.

__________________
Wolverine Brewing
Primary: Nothing
Secondary: Nothing
Kegged: Pliny the Elder clone - Austin Homebrew Supply
Drinking: Everything from Texas Breweries!
_______________________________________
Jilaman is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-21-2008, 08:34 PM   #3
pintocb
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 106
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

Wow. Thanks for totally missing the point of my post.

Cb

__________________
pintocb is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-21-2008, 08:53 PM   #4
Evan!
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Evan!'s Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Posts: 11,901
Liked 66 Times on 60 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by pintocb View Post
Wow. Thanks for totally missing the point of my post.

Cb
I know, right?

Let me know how it turns out. I used the S04 on my first batch of the season, and in a few weeks, I'll be getting some stayman juice. I've got some harvested Forbidden Fruit yeast from a wit, as well as some saison blend harvested. Thinking about trying one of those on some juice.
__________________
MOSS HOLLOW BREWING CO.
Aristocratic Ales, Lascivious Lagers


.planned:
•Scottish 80/- •Sweet Stout •Roggenbier
.primary | bright:
98: Moss Hollow Soured '09 72: Oude Kriek 99: B-Weisse 102: Brett'd BDSA 104: Feat of Strength Helles Bock 105: Merkin Brown
.on tap | kegged:
XX: Moss Hollow Springs Sparkling Water 95: Gott Mit Uns German Pils 91b: Brown Willie's Oaked Abbey Ale 103: Merkin Stout
98: Yorkshire Special 100: Maple Porter 89: Cidre Saison 101: Steffiweizen '09 (#3)
Evan! is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-21-2008, 08:55 PM   #5
Bender
Senior Member
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Bender's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Barnegat, NJ
Posts: 404
Liked 23 Times on 14 Posts
Likes Given: 13

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by pintocb View Post
I brewed a Belgian Wit a couple of weeks ago and moved it into secondary today. I left about an inch of the beer on top of the cake in my primary then dumped in two gallons of apple juice. Can't wait to see what this will taste like sitting on Wit yeast, orange peel and coriander. Could be great, may be horrible beyond belief. I'll update in a few weeks if it piques anyone curiosity.

cb
That's going to be an odd spiced cider. At absolute worst you can give it to some teenagers.
__________________
Bender is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-22-2008, 01:04 AM   #6
blackfin
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Meridian, Idaho
Posts: 8
Default

I just bottled a batch of edworts bavarian hefe, and I was thinking of doing the same thing. I know the finished product will be cloudy, but I think that the bananna and clove tones will be awesome in a cider.

__________________
blackfin is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-22-2008, 01:01 PM   #7
effigyoffaith
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Lafayette, IN
Posts: 118
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

I think this is an interesting idea. I am very curious to hear about the results.

__________________
Planning:Choke cherry wine, brown ale.
Fermenting:
Bulk Aging: Oud bruin with elderberries, Brett Saison, ordinary bitter.
Bottled: Oud Bruin, cider, black raspberry mead, Elderberry wine.
effigyoffaith is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-22-2008, 04:11 PM   #8
davevg
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: NEPA
Posts: 28
Default

I'll tag also

__________________

Dave VG

davevg is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-22-2008, 05:40 PM   #9
Snuffalupagus
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 261
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jilaman View Post
Belgian Wit isn't really going to benefit from being in a secondary. Secondary is for aging and clearing, neither of which a witbier needs.


nice job missing the OP's intent -
as I'm a noob I don't get why you spank him for this - is it not coustomary to rack to a secondary prior to bottling to make siphoning off into bottles a more efficent excercise? (since I have yet to bottle my first batch... I may be wrong) paying attention to bottle filling, AND keeping the racking cane out of the yeast cake in the primary at the same time seems to me to be a bit of an excercise.

To the OP - keep us posted -
I love belgian white ale, and I LOVE Cider... sounds like it might just be a killer brew.
__________________
Snuffalupagus is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-22-2008, 05:50 PM   #10
pintocb
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 106
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

He's right, a Wit doesn't need time in secondary. I did this so I could pour the juice onto the yeast cake, but wasn't ready to bottle the Wit. He was trying to help me, so I was a bit "assholian" in my reply. Too much of my own cider.....<grin>

(He still missed the point though.....)

__________________
pintocb is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
this is interesting z987k Extract Brewing 3 04-27-2007 08:43 PM
Interesting First AG bloomerjt07 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 3 02-08-2007 05:57 AM
Looks interesting? Orfy Bottling/Kegging 1 02-03-2007 09:17 PM