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Posted in thread: Question on instructions in Strict Observance Tripel on 08-24-2012 at 02:24 AM
OK - So I am planning on brewing a 10 gallon batch of this tomorrow. I have a
temperature-controller for an old fridge - so I'm going to use that for fermenting this. Couple
questions on this:1) Ferme...
Posted in thread: Question on instructions in Strict Observance Tripel on 08-20-2012 at 06:40 PM
I made this in the Spring and it's in thick bottles now carving to 3.75 vol CO2. I usually
never secondary but did so for this beer and cold conditioned in bulk for a month before
bottling. There was ...
Posted in thread: Question on instructions in Strict Observance Tripel on 08-20-2012 at 12:37 AM
If I were to carbonate and then lager for 1 month - Could I just hook it up to my CO2 for a few
days at high pressure, then disconnect and put it in the fridge at 44 or so without any gas
hooked up to...
Posted in thread: Question on instructions in Strict Observance Tripel on 08-19-2012 at 11:52 PM
I have the book "Brewing Classic Style" by Jamil Z and am interested in brewing the Strict
Observance Tripel. Under the Fermentation and Conditioning instructions it states "Pitch the
yeast at 64 and ...
Posted in thread: Is it OK to do a Yeast starter 36 hours in advance? on 08-10-2012 at 03:02 AM
Thanks for the info guys.So now I am doing another batch and this time I'm just using a single
smack pack and doing the multi-step preparation. I made a starter in 1.4L.Now - my question is
when I pou...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 08-08-2012 at 01:10 PM
How crucial is the crash cooling for this beer? I brewed a 10+ galolon batch and it has
finished fermenting. Was planning to keg 5 gallons and bottle the rest tonight. If I skip the
crash cooling and ...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping with whole leaf on 07-30-2012 at 12:39 AM
Another question on the dry hopping.....So I have the whole leafs floating on top - they are
nice and saturated. Since this is in secondary after 2 weeks of primary and all the
fermentation is done - ...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping with whole leaf on 07-27-2012 at 12:57 AM
I transferred my beer to a carboy for secondary fermentation and am dry hopping with whole leaf
hops (citra). They are currently floating on top. I'm guessing that they will become saturated
and then ...
Posted in thread: Is it OK to do a Yeast starter 36 hours in advance? on 07-26-2012 at 08:13 PM
Got it. One further question - because I am actually brewing a 10 gallon batch - I purchased 2
of the Wyeast 3068 yeast packs. I planned on doing a 2 liter starter with that. Would that be
OK? Or shou...
Posted in thread: Is it OK to do a Yeast starter 36 hours in advance? on 07-26-2012 at 08:09 PM
OK - After submitting my last post - I saw the reply from Golddiggie explaining. Thanks guys!