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Posted in thread: Moving - Heavy trimming ok? on 05-10-2016 at 05:27 PM
I have 3 plants, 2nd year, all in 16" dia pots. The plan was to put them in the ground this
spring, however we're now moving across country so I left them in the pots. The various vines
are 4-6ft long...
Posted in thread: Add Brett to Belgian Quad? on 04-30-2016 at 04:22 PM
if you add brett, you don't need another yeast to prime beer in bottle, just wait: 12% alcohol
will slow priming for sureThanks for the reply. Some Orval sounded tasty so I had a couple
bottles & pitc...
Posted in thread: Mixing WLP500 (chimay) & 3711 (french saison) on 04-29-2016 at 01:12 AM
Never updated this thread. 3711 is one of my favorite yeasts, this was one of my learning
experiences with it. It totally took over the beer, lots of great saison-y spice but not much
fruit. If I'd do...
Posted in thread: Add Brett to Belgian Quad? on 04-29-2016 at 01:06 AM
Brewed 7/19/13 with an OG of 1.12, racked after 6 months and then just again last night (kinda
forgot about it in a corner of the basement...). Anyways FG is sitting at 1.023, which is about
Posted in thread: Mixing WLP500 (chimay) & 3711 (french saison) on 07-17-2011 at 07:42 PM
Pitched at day 3, as krausen was falling. Moved into a 75F room to finish for the next couple
of weeks. I'll have to make a note to update this thread on how it turns out.
Posted in thread: Mixing WLP500 (chimay) & 3711 (french saison) on 07-11-2011 at 08:14 AM
Was initially hoping to just rack on top of a cake of 3711 from the previous batch, however
after bottling yesterday there just wasnt much left...made a starter of the tiny bit that was
left, however ...
Posted in thread: Cherry-Vanilla Melomel on 05-21-2011 at 10:47 PM
bump - doing something very similar, how'd this turn out?
Posted in thread: Cherry Vanilla Melomel questions - when to add fruit/vanilla on 05-21-2011 at 09:08 PM
This is only my third mead, and the first where I haven't pretty strictly followed a recipe
I've found here or on gotmead...here's what I have, for a 5 gal batch:14# clover honey8# sweet
cherries 3# c...
Posted in thread: Am I in trouble? Orval dregs for a month, then bottlling on 05-09-2011 at 04:15 PM
Bottled with corn sugar, didn't use a carbonation calculatorThe previous posts aren't
completely taking into account the residual sugars from the 1.015 FG. IMO the Brett will be
able to convert most o...
Posted in thread: Am I in trouble? Orval dregs for a month, then bottlling on 05-09-2011 at 02:31 AM
Brewed up a Belgian IPA - 1.07 OG, 1.015 FG, 65 IBU'sAfter 4 weeks I pitched 2 bottles of Orval
dregs into the carboy because it seemed like a good idea at the time. Dry hopped 2 weeks later,