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Posted in thread: Experimental Hops!! FHBS on 09-02-2013 at 10:59 PM
Ok, my single hop beers are carbonated and we tasted them last night. Grist: 95% pale 2-row, 3%
c-40, 2% carafoam. 2 gallon batch size - split into 4 boils, for four 1/2 gallon batches
(fourth batch w...
Posted in thread: Champagne/Australian Sparkling Ale/Wedding Ideas on 05-29-2013 at 02:41 PM
Hello All, So my friend is getting married in Sept 2014 and I have decided I want to brew a
beer or two for that event. I just started investigating Australian Sparkling ales and also
Brut or Champagn...
Posted in thread: Farmhouse IPA w/Brett....first time use on 05-03-2013 at 12:38 AM
you're mixing a LOT of flavors in there: intense hops, saison yeast, pineapple, oak, GM... and
finally brett. could be awesome, or could be a hot muddled mess. personally, i would drop the
GM and the ...
Posted in thread: Farmhouse IPA w/Brett....first time use on 05-03-2013 at 12:34 AM
All great points and the more I think about it makes a lot of sense. Maybe keeping it in the
regular farmhouse IPA area is the best route. Especially since those 2 hops are pretty sweet by
Posted in thread: Farmhouse IPA w/Brett....first time use on 05-02-2013 at 06:13 PM
Sounds like it will be similar to Flying Dog's in de Wildeman, or at least similar style. Very
tasty brew. There is the White Labs American Farmhouse Blend yeast that consists of a
Posted in thread: Farmhouse IPA w/Brett....first time use on 05-02-2013 at 05:46 PM
What flavors are you looking to get out of the brett?More of the slight funk, champagne feel
and complexity. I guess more of the undertones than anything right in your face about the yeast
Posted in thread: Farmhouse IPA w/Brett....first time use on 05-02-2013 at 01:50 PM
Hello all! Looking for a bit of advice. This will be my first time using brett and wanted to
see if this whole idea sounds workable. So the beer we are brewing is a Farmhouse IPA of sorts.
We will be ...
Posted in thread: Question on yeast starter size and OG 1.100 on 10-29-2012 at 06:51 PM
I use a stir plate on my starters so they never get much krausen. It can vary from yeast to
yeast but in a starter you'll probably see it after about 1.5 to 2.5 days. It's basically when
the yeast is ...
Posted in thread: Question on yeast starter size and OG 1.100 on 10-29-2012 at 02:33 PM
When will I know its high krausen? I checked today and I see that its grown a bit but not as
much as expected. I should be able to grab yeast either tomorrow or Wednesday. The storm is
about to hit he...
Posted in thread: Question on yeast starter size and OG 1.100 on 10-29-2012 at 01:25 PM
So I just brewed my Imperial White IPA this weekend and everything went well but the OG ended
up being 1.100 which was a littler higher than I expected. I did a yeast starter in a 1000 ml
flask but I ...