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Posted in thread: Recipe for Straffe Hendrik Quad or similar? on 09-28-2014 at 04:44 PM
I found specialty grains is not the way to go for this recipe. It was more like a BDS than a
Quad. Try something like this instead:Mash:Pilsner (2 Row) Bel (2.0 SRM) 75.0 % Special B Malt
(180.0 SRM) ...
Posted in thread: Recipe for Straffe Hendrik Quad or similar? on 01-30-2013 at 01:47 AM
I'm going to work up a recipe. I had four pales to get a hint of the yeast esters. Leffe
Blonde, La Chouffe, Piraat, and Kwak. As I suspected, the La Chouffe was closest in yeast ester
Posted in thread: Recipe for Straffe Hendrik Quad or similar? on 01-28-2013 at 06:41 AM
I sent an email inquiry to Brouwerij Straffe Hendrik De Halve Maan to see if the brewery or the
brewer would give some hints about grist, yeast, fermentation schedule etc. No response yet,
but I'm hop...
Posted in thread: Anaheim's OC Fest of Ales Homebrew Challenge on 07-19-2012 at 09:26 AM
A newly minted, first annual, homebrew competition. This first year it's tuned (drop off
locations to be announced) for brewers in or near Orange County, but open to any California
homebrewer. And the...
Posted in thread: All-grain brew day (lots of photos) on 02-18-2012 at 07:50 AM
Hey next time your a couple degrees over on your mash temp just stir it down to the correct
temp. no need for iceDitto. Stir it down to within a couple degrees above your target, It will
lose some hea...
Posted in thread: Brandon O' Graff vs Graham's English Cider on 01-30-2012 at 07:02 AM
Like a true homebrewer, when Daniel came by to pick up what he wanted, including the ciders, he
dropped off a bottle of his own homebrew. A very easy drinking amberish beer with a really nice
Posted in thread: Brandon O' Graff vs Graham's English Cider on 01-30-2012 at 04:42 AM
Jonathan sold his brew equipment and I picked up the 5 gallon fermenters. Three of them had
these ciders, which have been bulk conditioning in secondary for almost 2 years. I drew samples
from each an...