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Posted in thread: How should I combine these hops? on 01-23-2015 at 11:50 PM
I would use Magnum to bitter @60 to 70-80 IBU. Then Do a 165F hop steep for 30 min with equal
parts Amarillo and Citra and half as much Mosaic. So a ratio of 2:2:1. Dry hop generously with
the same ra...
Posted in thread: Trip from Mass to Wisconsin through Chicago!! on 12-06-2013 at 10:33 PM
Just went to trigs and almost bought the tribute brewing IPA in a growler but walked out with a
mixed sixer, ill post a pic soon, I'm at the minocqua brewing co right now having a red eye
Posted in thread: Karmeliet Clone on 08-19-2013 at 01:27 PM
Damn, thats too bad. I was hoping this would have worked out. When I finally get around to
making this I am probably going to go with WLP575. Seems like a beer like this is going to take
a few batches...
Posted in thread: Karmeliet Clone on 08-12-2013 at 08:59 PM
The hops and yeast info both came from "Brew Like a Monk" by Stan Hieronymus. Also of note from
that book, primary ferment is @75F for a week and then its secondaried for a month @32F. The
Posted in thread: Karmeliet Clone on 08-08-2013 at 03:59 PM
Ok, but then we would end up with bottle bombs since eventually the bottles sit at 70F+ for
months before you buy them. Maybe I'm missing your point :)There will be no bottle bomb if
there are no more...
Posted in thread: Karmeliet Clone on 08-08-2013 at 03:02 PM
But if they do bottle with a lager yeast for bottle refermentation they'd be doing it well
under 70F.I'll be watching to see how things turn out. I've been working on the recipe for some
time now and ...
Posted in thread: Karmeliet Clone on 08-08-2013 at 01:30 PM
Too expensive/complicated to keep multiple strains tightly separate in the same brewery,
especially when all your brews use the same yeast(s) (Karmeliet, Kwak...). My Karmeliet just
Posted in thread: Karmeliet Clone on 08-07-2013 at 02:12 PM
According to Brew Like a Monk, Karmeliet is fermented with 2 yeasts. Wether or not that is 2
yeasts for the primary fermentation or one for primary and a second for re-fermentation in the
bottle, I do...
Posted in thread: Commercial beers that let you down? on 11-10-2012 at 04:56 AM
Sure, could be the style. But still it lets me down every time. And there are few styles I
don't like one or another example of. Perhaps its not just me... or there would be more
versions of the style...
Posted in thread: Commercial beers that let you down? on 11-10-2012 at 02:07 AM
Guiness. Remains the most overrated overhyped beer I know. Every twentysomething with the
faintest hint of irish blood in him or a cousin that went to notre dame for a semester or who
hangs out at the...