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Posted in thread: One hop for multiple styles of beer on 05-22-2014 at 12:28 PM
I mostly brew belgians and hefeweizens. I was looking at bulk ordering some hops to save some
money. What would you recommend for the beers above? I was thinking Hallertau.
Posted in thread: Strawberries on 05-14-2014 at 02:09 PM
Strawberry extract in the bottling bucket?
Posted in thread: Long fermentation on 05-08-2014 at 02:32 PM
Wlp 530 on a 1.088. Took 19 days to chew through it.
Posted in thread: Dubbel vs Dark strong on 05-07-2014 at 02:16 PM
Just to add to this as I forgot to mention. I do ferment my dubbel a couple degrees cooler for
a reduction of esters compared to the BDS.
Posted in thread: Dubbel vs Dark strong on 05-07-2014 at 02:09 PM
For the most part I brew my dark strong's and dubbel's pretty much the same way, just more of
the ingredients. For those of you that brew lots of Belgians, what do you do differently on
either one of ...
Posted in thread: Do Belgian Starters get Krausen? on 05-07-2014 at 01:49 PM
WLP300 and WLP530 are the only 2 strains I ever had issues with. Both of these are known to be
aggressive right off that bat. WLP530 always get me on the second step when brewing HG
Posted in thread: harvesting yeast, a new way? on 05-05-2014 at 01:19 PM
Yep, this is called top cropping.
Posted in thread: Warming bottles during bottle condition on 05-02-2014 at 03:56 PM
Some of the Belgian breweries have a special room where they bottle condition their beers at
higher than room temp, something like 75-76 degrees. I was thinking of maybe building another
Posted in thread: Single stage or two stage fermentation on 04-28-2014 at 04:27 PM
I have never used a secondary.
Posted in thread: Controlling Fermentation Temperature on 04-28-2014 at 04:10 PM
I use the son of a fermentation chamber. It works great, takes less space and energy. I rarely
brew more than one batch per week so