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Posted in thread: How Rye I Am (Rye Saison) - 2011 - 1st Place Best of Show - HBT Comp on 03-30-2015 at 01:37 PM
Has anyone done some late addition hops with this recipe (a la the Mad Fermentationist's Hoppy
French Saison)? I brewed it last year and loved it. Was looking for a couple of tiny
tweaks...Yes. I did ...
Posted in thread: Sleepy Lion Imperial IPA on 03-26-2015 at 05:54 AM
4 oz FWH seems like a lot.
Posted in thread: First time using mash tun - question on 03-20-2015 at 05:42 AM
Yes. Get .5-1 lbs of rice hulls in that mash. Sparge gently and you'll be fine.
Posted in thread: Your Expertise, Please! First water report. on 02-13-2015 at 05:18 AM
This is great feedback! I really appreciate the way this community supports each other. Thanks
for taking the time. Looks like dilution is the best strategy for the time being. Going to try
a 50/50 mi...
Posted in thread: Your Expertise, Please! First water report. on 02-12-2015 at 02:36 AM
OK, like many posting to this thread, I have read about water and researched city water
reports,and finally realized I need to pony up and have MY brewing water tested. I used a
carbon filter and mari...
Posted in thread: CO2 for purging headspace using empty seltzer bottles? on 01-12-2015 at 12:13 AM
Posted in thread: when to consider pitching two packs of yeast on 01-11-2015 at 07:17 PM
But, look at the calculator from brewers friend, to hit the pro pitch rate for even a 1.058
ale, you come up short by almost a whole packet worth. Is this not reliable? Not trying to
argue, just bette...
Posted in thread: CO2 for purging headspace using empty seltzer bottles? on 01-11-2015 at 03:05 PM
Greetings HBT'rs! I bottle condition and therefore don't have a CO2 tank laying around, yet I
have heard of the benefits of purging an empty carboy with CO2 before racking to secondary or
Posted in thread: How Rye I Am (Rye Saison) - 2011 - 1st Place Best of Show - HBT Comp on 01-05-2015 at 02:53 AM
If you used the 3711, or just about any other saison yeast for that matter, you should pull it
out and let the temp ramp up. 78 is a good temp and that should help the yeast finish and give
some of th...
Posted in thread: Cider smells... on 11-19-2014 at 05:13 AM
Interested in your question also. I did a Perry with 5 gallons fresh squeezed pear juice. Hit
it with Camden for 24 hrs, the pitched a 1.2 L starter of WLP 002. Fermented and conditioned at
67 for a m...