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Posted in thread: How much ginger bug for 3 gallon batch? on 07-12-2012 at 03:09 PM
I've been making 1/2 gallong batches of ginger beer using a ginger bug. Does anyone know if I
must icrease the amount of "bug" to start a 3 gallong batch, or could I get away with using 1
or 2 cups of...
Posted in thread: Saison at low temp? on 01-07-2011 at 02:27 AM
I think you will have problems with attenuation. If it's still at 1.020 after several weeks
then It's probably stuck and or done. Most Belgian yeast will quit working if it gets cold.It
may be sweeter...
Posted in thread: Saison at low temp? on 11-08-2010 at 03:51 PM
Saison yeast is a bugger. If you are in a hurry, maybe try adding a bit of champagne yeast to
finish it off? Or get the temp back up and hope for the best.Right now, I'm considering
bottling it in cha...
Posted in thread: Saison at low temp? on 11-08-2010 at 03:19 PM
It may be sweeter then the style and the flavor should be fairly clean. Less fruity, more
phenolic.I did taste it when I took the gravity reading -- it was slightly more sweet but the
flavor is certai...
Posted in thread: Saison at low temp? on 11-06-2010 at 09:57 PM
I started a Saison several weeks back (meant to brew it in late summer), and the temp in my
cellar dropped drastically, to 62 F. Now, it did most of it's fermentation and has dropped to
around 1.02. H...
Posted in thread: Good beers to ferment at high temperature? on 08-02-2009 at 12:31 AM
What kind of beers (if any) will ferment well at 75-80 degrees?Due to travel etc I have to
leave the primary for 2-3 weeks at a time alone in the house.Do you use liquid yeasts? I
recommend Wyeast Abb...
Posted in thread: Nerdy Thread ambout brewing literature on 08-01-2009 at 06:39 PM
So I am really looking to expand the home brewing library, are there any books (other than ones
by papazian, palmer, and zanishef) that this community would recomend?I've really enjoyed Randy
Posted in thread: enamel pot scorched on 07-25-2009 at 03:41 PM
I noticed a small (1 inch) scorch on the inside of our relatively new (3 brews) enamel pot --
is this going to effect future brews? -Andy
Posted in thread: anyone done with their saison yet? on 07-23-2009 at 12:34 AM
So I am going to pitch a pseudo hoegaarden clone on top instead.Hey Revvy,Can you share the
recipe that you are planning to use? I'm currently fermenting a saison and hoegaarden-type wit
was next on m...
Posted in thread: Switchback Brewery, Burlington, VT Clone Recipe? on 07-18-2009 at 02:46 PM
I would go to VT Homebrew in Winooski and ask Anne what she thinks. I think that it is pretty
much an amber ale, and a lot of its appeal is that it is "unfiltered," which all homebrews are
anyhow. I a...