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Posted in thread: IPA Hop Bill Suggestions w/o Simcoe or Citra on 06-12-2014 at 09:05 PM
You have a freezer full of awesome hops. You don't need Simcoe or Citra to brew an awesome
IPA.That said, if you are looking for dank and tropical at the same time, I personally would
Posted in thread: WLP565 Belgian Saison I yeast - Questions on 06-12-2014 at 06:25 PM
Option two is sounding more and more like the correct way to go.Any thoughts on top end temp
for this yeast? On the White Labs site I seem to see 85* a lot and that sounds about right for
my other sai...
Posted in thread: WLP565 Belgian Saison I yeast - Questions on 06-12-2014 at 05:14 PM
I prefer Wyeast 3711, that being said my LHBS didn't have any in stock when I purchased my
ingredients.I was doing some research on temp and it seems WLP565 likes the hotter temps and
maybe needs them...
Posted in thread: George Washington Brew on 02-25-2013 at 09:13 PM
I'm trying WL029 for my light colord Hopped & Confused,& a black lager from a member here. I
kept it in the 65-69F temp range recommended for initial fermentation. I'm interested to see
how it works i...
Posted in thread: George Washington Brew on 02-23-2013 at 01:15 PM
wait lets get back to the whole "bran" issue. I personally think he meant "brain." as in actual
brain.This actually makes sense. If Abe Lincoln can be a vampire slayer the ol George was maybe
Posted in thread: George Washington Brew on 02-22-2013 at 10:33 PM
Yes. I made the recipe and it turned very well. Here are some thoughts on changes I will make
next time I brew.I went back and looked at the recipe and I would't change the grainbill or the
hops. It w...
Posted in thread: Heavenly Scourge Black IIPA on 01-14-2013 at 01:12 PM
@brrman Over the weekend I had a beer by Firestone Walker - Wookie Jack whcih is a black ipa
with rye. it was fantastic. My next version of this will include a bit of rye just to get that
little bit o...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 12-05-2012 at 01:26 PM
Thanks! Good to know. Took a grav today and I'm only at 1.012. Still chugging away though so I
guess it's just going to take time to get down to 1.008. Fermenting at around 66 probably isn't
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 12-05-2012 at 01:23 PM
Good point. I'm so used to US-05 since I use it for most of my beers and its like clockwork.
First time using a Saison yeast and they're definitely on their own schedule. I was hoping to
bottle on Fri...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 12-02-2012 at 04:54 PM
First time using this strain. I'm making a Saison du Buff clone for my brother for Christmas.
Definitely not what I'm used to as it's day 7 of fermentation and it's still going. About 2-3
seconds per ...