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Posted in thread: Lager Yeast in a Blonde on 03-17-2014 at 01:18 PM
Its an ale yeast, but Kolsch is a beer (along with Alt) that is lagered after primary.I see, so
I assume the finished beer (using a kolsch yeast) has lager-like qualities? Has anyone used a
Posted in thread: Lager Yeast in a Blonde on 03-17-2014 at 01:09 PM
Is kolsch yeast a lager (i.e. bottom-fermenting) or an ale (i.e. top-fermenting) yeast?
Posted in thread: Lager Yeast in a Blonde on 03-16-2014 at 06:00 PM
In BCS, Jamil includes his blonde ale in the "Light Hybrid" category. He states that a blonde
can be brewed using ale or lager yeast, although he says that if lager yeast is used, it should
Posted in thread: Ruthless Rye Clone Substitute on 03-13-2014 at 01:16 PM
You could also just use your Magnum for bittering as well. Matching the AA% (or adjusting the
amount used based on AA%) is more important in a bittering addition than the hop type.
Posted in thread: Blonde Ale on 03-06-2014 at 12:30 PM
Have you looked at the recipe for Biermuncher's Centennial Blonde? That is my go-to blonde ale.
Posted in thread: Fermenting W-34/70 at Top of Temp. Range on 02-28-2014 at 01:06 PM
Yeah, so far I have been very pleased with it. Last night, I sampled the Oktoberfest that I
made with the washed 34/70 and, again, no trace of any off flavors. The real test will be with
the Munich He...
Posted in thread: Fermenting W-34/70 at Top of Temp. Range on 02-27-2014 at 01:39 PM
For what it is worth, I went ahead and brewed a Schwarzbier using this yeast. It fermented at
my basement ambient temperature, which was about 56 degrees F, so the wort probably ended up
close to 60 d...
Posted in thread: The Frugal Gourmet on 02-27-2014 at 12:45 PM
I used to watch the Frugal Gourmet on Saturday afternoon when I was in high school. (Right
before Yan Can Cook.) The first cookbook I ever owned was an autographed copy of "The Frugal
Gourmet Cooks Am...
Posted in thread: December 2013 New England Grain Buy on 02-18-2014 at 07:05 PM
I will be there to sort as well.
Posted in thread: Free 1 Year Paid Supporting Membership on 02-12-2014 at 08:11 PM
American Amber Ale