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Posted in thread: Duvel Clone on 01-05-2013 at 05:12 AM
Assuming that Duvel does use corn sugar and a yeast strain at least similar to the WLP570 that
is claimed to be 'the one', I have found in my own attempts that I simply do not like either
one of those...
Posted in thread: Duvel Clone on 01-05-2013 at 04:50 AM
I think the 'it depends' statement may really translate to: are you trying to duplicate the
Duvel process, or are you just trying to brew a good Golden Strong?In my opinion, and in my
Posted in thread: Open Fermentation on 12-13-2011 at 01:45 AM
Open fermentation should be practised with perfect timing in regards to when to bottle. When
the beer stops fermenting, no CO2 is produced, therefore exposing your beer to oxygen. You can
either pay c...
Posted in thread: Duvel Clone on 12-12-2011 at 10:34 PM
I realize the post is old, for anybody still looking, searching, etc, I've got some tips from
my own experience that could certainly help.#1 - You really want the grist to be 100% pilsner.
Looking at ...
Posted in thread: Open Fermentation on 06-28-2011 at 05:54 AM
t'would be great to include the yeast strain with your shots!One of the many joys I've found
with open fermentation is that you can actually see how different strains behave during active
Posted in thread: A Gruit that's amazingly good! on 06-23-2011 at 12:17 AM
Do you have any health food stores around? many carry bulk herbs so you just get what you need
on the yarrow, the others you'll have to order. Wildweeds is the best source to get it all
Posted in thread: all brett black saison...? on 06-18-2011 at 06:18 AM
I agree its a flexible style, but in my opinion, there are enough consistencies within the
examples we get here in the states to define a guideline. As vague as it is, farmhouse style
may be the umbre...
Posted in thread: A Gruit that's amazingly good! on 06-18-2011 at 05:41 AM
Fermentation length is really up to you. Especially with the high ABV, I think this is a good
one to age. Some people like to bulk age, and some bottle when its done and let it develop in
the bottle. ...
Posted in thread: all brett black saison...? on 06-14-2011 at 05:27 AM
DO NOT OPEN/SPONTANEOUS FERMENT AT THIS TIME OF THE YEAR!!!!!Sorry to pound the caps, but I
strongly discourage this idea. I actually brew a lot of sour/funky beers, I do mostly open
Posted in thread: Open Fermentation on 03-17-2011 at 04:45 PM
what kind of beer is this? looks like a nice, healthy fermentation. mine never developed a
krausen at all but the hydro readings have been trending in the right direction so i'm not
worried. the hydro...