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Posted in thread: Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) on 03-13-2015 at 10:44 PM
Given the high fermentability of candi syrup I think 34g/gal will be sufficient for a Chimay GR
clone. Most trappist ales are bottle carbed at the high end of fermentation temps. The Chimay
GR is idea...
Posted in thread: Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) on 02-10-2015 at 11:03 PM
Ambient temps are tricky since they vary with the rise and fall cycles of the thermostat and
even the shape of the fermenter (wide-flatter v. thin-tall). If possible keep the ambient as
close to the t...
Posted in thread: Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) on 02-09-2015 at 07:40 PM
so i brewed this yesterday, ( one d-90 and a d-45 to be added add high krausen) was slow to
take off, so I raised the ambient to 70. As soon as I saw activity, i lowered it to 63 ambient,
not fermet t...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Pie Spice Booger on 12-08-2013 at 02:14 PM
I guess that could be possible, but those typically float, this was just more of a congealed
mass on the bottom of the jar, and had zero off flavor associated with it. (the liquid, not the
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 09-28-2013 at 01:04 AM
i have this grain bill, but only centennial, chinook and citra...don't ask...I could drive 45
min to my lhbs and grab 2 oz cascade, but does anyone have a suggestion to make these three
hops work in t...
Posted in thread: Brewmasters Warehouse on 03-08-2013 at 10:58 PM
The out of stock part of the this discussion is true, and I have even cancelled lingering parts
of my order and purchased elsewhere after a 3-4 week delay. I also paid more when I did that:(
I only or...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 01-03-2013 at 08:46 PM
great thread papps, thanks for all the information...I did a cider back on Nov 23 using a cry
nottingham yeast, unfiltered organic apple cider and dextrose. It was actively bubbling for 3
weeks, so I ...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 12-22-2012 at 12:22 AM
Mine has now been in the primary for 4 weeks...still bubbling...took a gravity reading and the
OG was 1.011...weird thing is, at 65 degrees, i have a slight effervescence to the cider! not
sure what t...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 12-12-2012 at 12:07 AM
I'm still bubbling away at 18 days....
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 12-02-2012 at 04:01 PM
I am 10 days in and sill getting activity in the airlock, a bubble every few seconds. I'm not
going to take another gravity reading for a week or so.