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Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 01-20-2017 at 08:53 PM
I attached a picture to my previous post but I don't see it. Anyone know what I did wrong?
Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 01-20-2017 at 08:52 PM
My fermentation frig is under repair so I am using my janky old fermentation box. But, what I
want to show in the included picture is a method for capturing blow off yeast. Since the yeast
for this re...
Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 10-10-2016 at 03:49 PM
I can't speak to a 10 gallon batch, but my starter regime consists of making a 4L starter of
1.040 decanting and then capturing the blow off. This I believe is essential, once I get two or
three days ...
Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 08-10-2016 at 03:35 PM
I brewed this recipe 4 months ago with minor tweaks. The recipe calls for 2.5 lbs of D180 but I
only used 2 lbs since it comes in 1 lb packs. To compensate, I did a double decoction. With
Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 04-21-2016 at 03:05 PM
Well then I suppose your answer is a difference of isomerization with a higher gravity
wort.Yes, that has been my point all along. But what I have been trying to get at is this:Is
the recipe shooting ...
Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 04-20-2016 at 06:42 PM
It could, but I'm guessing AA% variation is more at play than wort isomerization.No, it's not
AA% variation. With my software, I entered the same AA% as the recipe on the first post with
the O.G. set ...
Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 04-18-2016 at 10:27 PM
The recipe found in the first post of this thread says that the IBUs = 36.My software comes up
with a different number but that could be due to my settings.I'm curious. Does this 36 IBUs
Posted in thread: gelatin finings? on 01-08-2016 at 11:02 PM
I have had great success with using gelatin in the past. I bloom for an hour in cold water.
Heat to 160. Stir the solution into the cloudy beer for about 2 minutes. I usually get very
clear beer in 2 ...
Posted in thread: Cider Competition Categorie on 09-15-2015 at 02:10 PM
Depends on just how pronounced the whisky barrel flavor is. If it's mild and supporting of the
cider, then entering it as a common cider is fine. If the barrel is a dominant/major flavor,
then enter i...
Posted in thread: Cider Competition Categorie on 09-14-2015 at 06:26 PM
If I make a cider that would be considered a Common Cider, Category 27A, (based on the 2008
BJCP guidlines) and then I age it in a wooden whiskey barrel, would it still fit in the Common