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PintoBean 03-06-2012 03:29 AM

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Here's what it looked like when I racked tonight.

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WeimBrew 04-20-2012 03:04 PM

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Farmhouse ale

Style: Saison
Type: All Grain Calories: 277
Rating: 0.0 Efficiency: 77 %
IBU's: 32.86 Boil Size: 5.88 Gal
Color: 6.8 SRM Batch Size: 5.30 Gal
Boil Time: 60 minutes
Estimated Actual
Brew Date: - 02/25/2012
OG: 1.085 1.078
FG: 1.019 1.010
ABV: 8.65 % 8.91 %
Serve Date: 04/11/2012 / /

Fermentation Steps
Name Days / Temp Estimated Actual
Primary 14 days @ 67.0°F 02/25/2012 02/25/2012
Primary 14 days @ 67.0°F 03/10/2012 02/25/2012
Secondary 14 days @ 78.0°F 03/10/2012 03/10/2012
Bottle/Keg 14 days @ 74.0°F 03/24/2012 03/28/2012

Grains & Adjuncts
Amount Percentage Name Time Gravity
10.50 lbs 63.64 % Briess 2-Row Pale Ale Malt 60 mins 1.037
5.00 lbs 30.30 % Wheat Malt, Bel 60 mins 1.037
1.00 lbs 6.06 % Corn, Flaked 60 mins 1.037

Hops
Amount IBU's Name Time AA %
0.33 ozs 16.85 Magnum 60 mins 20.50
0.57 ozs 10.49 Simcoe 20 mins 12.20
0.55 ozs 5.51 Centennial 15 mins 8.10
1.00 ozs Amarillo Gold 14 days 8.50

Yeasts
Amount Name Laboratory / ID
1.0 pkg Belgian Saison Wyeast Labs 3724

Additions
(none)

Mash Profile
Medium Body Infusion In 60 min @ 154.0°F
Add 20.62 qt ( 1.25 qt/lb ) water @ 166.0°F

Carbonation
Amount Type Beer Temp CO2 Vols
3.95 oz Corn Sugar - Bottle Carbonation 72.0°F 2.20

Notes

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Popped the top on my first bottle last night. Very good. It finished a bit more bitter than I was expecting but is very drinkable. This one isn't going to last very long.


cacique 07-17-2012 07:57 PM

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Just finished a 3.5gal biab tank 7 clone. Cooled & my carboy looks like this. Used a paint strainer bag during transfer. What have I got here? Any ideas? Thanks for any & all help.


matt81 10-11-2012 03:45 AM

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Here is how my clone came out. Maybe need a little less hops on the front end and back end. Maybe add some whirfloc the last 15 minutes of boil.


Schumed 12-26-2012 11:43 PM

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Update

I tapped my keg...It wasn't completely carbed up and was room temp...
Mine is on the left...Color is pretty close....even closer in person...Once it cools down should clear up and be pretty damn close in color

Aroma I couldn't tell the difference...The Amarillo really comes through here

Flavor very similar but not sure a perfect clone...mine I think needs to condition some more...mine taste stronger but very tasty and refreshing....thinking my efficiency was higher than normal....

I used the Belgian Saison yeast from wyeast so guessing that has a lot to do with flavor too


Overall this will be gone quick and will probably do again


mpride1911 12-28-2012 03:21 PM

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I forgot I took a picture of the first carbonated glass.


bd2xu 04-22-2013 02:45 AM

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Looks like I'm at or near the bottom. I transferred to secondary today as I haven't seen any airlock activity in days. It's at 1.011 and beautiful. Taste is AWESOME, very citrusy. Honestly I could force carb it and start drinking in a couple days... but i will wait. Came out about 8.3% which I think is close to tank 7, but does not taste very strong. This one will benefit from a little aging I'm sure so I will leave in the secondary at about 66-68 degrees until I have a keg free up. Then I plan on dry hopping in the keg with 1oz of fresh Amarillo in a sunk muslin bag for 7 days while it chills and carbs. I will then remove the dry hop, let it carb a second week and then start tasting. Very excited about this batch!



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bd2xu 06-10-2013 11:18 PM

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This has been kegged for a month now and I've been drinking it. I like it, but it is very tart. I didn't add Brett but it tastes what I'd think that tastes like (have had the Tank 7 Brett once... it was on tap and awesome). Should this recipe with WY3724 come out with a natural tartness to it? I honestly don't know if it's tasting like it should or if it's an infection. It looks great as you can see...


dancemyth 11-07-2013 02:33 AM

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Not a great pic, but here's the beer I made. Foamy head lasts about a week. Leaves great lacing.
IBUs did calculate low, but seemed comparable to the real thing to me.

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Schumed 01-11-2014 09:11 PM

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Brewing this up for the 3rd time

Going to ferment with this Attachment 171564

And see what happens



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