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Posted in thread: Final Gravity's GABF Pro-Am Strong Beer Competition - Feb 23, 2013 on 01-04-2013 at 10:56 PM
This a reminder that registration opens on January 5.
Posted in thread: Final Gravity's GABF Pro-Am Strong Beer Competition - Feb 23, 2013 on 12-18-2012 at 09:19 PM
This is a notice for Final Gravity's Pro-Am Strong Beer Competition (SBC) to be held on
Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 in Atlanta, GA. The Pro-Am SBC is an AHA/BJCP sanctioned
competition in which all ...
Posted in thread: Potential problems? on 05-12-2011 at 03:24 PM
It'll probably be okay but will be off for a Duvel clone. The lactose will increase the body
which is the opposite of what you'll want for a golden strong.
Posted in thread: A Year of Belgians on 02-24-2011 at 06:31 PM
Very cool idea! I think I will do a similar tasting. I normally have some kind of belgian beer
or two around at all times. I just did a series with a saison, blond, dubbel, tripel, & quad
over the las...
Posted in thread: Rochefort 10 Clone Recipe on 02-24-2011 at 06:07 PM
Looks awesome. I'm a big fan of BLAM also. Let us know how it turns out.I'll have to dig up
that old BN episode and give it another listen.
Posted in thread: Amber recipe help on 02-24-2011 at 04:29 PM
What color does that come out to be? It seems like that might be a tad heavy on the
chocolate...like closer to a brown ale. Maybe add a touch of dark crystal - 90 L or 120L - to
replace some of the ch...
Posted in thread: First time stir plate starter on 02-24-2011 at 04:00 PM
I think you are probably fine. Sometimes I will just notice the starter get a little cloudy
with no krausen at all. I do use plenty of form reducer in the flask.
Posted in thread: belgian tripel fermenting on 02-23-2011 at 07:31 PM
I wouldn't add more yeast at that point. But I would add some nutrient just for good
measure....That is something I do when I 'feed a fermentation' and it seems to work well.
Posted in thread: 2-3 Hour Starter...right for this situation? on 02-23-2011 at 07:08 PM
Yes, it would be fine to make a quick starter to get the harvested yeast going. When did you
harvest the slurry from your last batch?
Posted in thread: Kettle Black on Bottom on 02-15-2011 at 02:02 PM
+1 BKF.Once I discovered BKF, I polished everything up and kettles look great now.