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Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning/carbonation at too warm temperature causes yeast to stall out? on 01-20-2013 at 07:10 PM
Revvy, 3 months for a Belgian strong to carbonate? really?....That's way too long. You should
have conditioned your beer warmer (maybe 75-85 degrees), especially since you most likely used
a Belgian s...
Posted in thread: Belgian Beer Bottle - First-time Corking, and Wire and Cage Tightening on 11-04-2012 at 04:49 PM
Chocolate Raspberry Stout for the holidays![ame="
Posted in thread: Belgian Christmas Ale soon on 12-30-2011 at 10:56 PM
I think I'm going to be doing a Christmas Ale soon so that it can age by the time Christmas
comes again. I haven't formulated all the specifics, but here is what I have so far. Any
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation help? on 07-07-2011 at 02:07 AM
4 weeks ago, I brewed a Belgian ale (5 gallon batch) with an OG of 1.051. Two weeks ago, I
transferred the beer to a 5 gallon carboy, and the gravity was at 1.027. Yesterday, I checked
the gravity, an...
Posted in thread: Please ciritique my Belgian Specialty Ale on 06-11-2011 at 05:55 PM
I brewed my beer a week ago. I've been too lazy to post anything, but here is the recipe I
used:5 gallon recipe:4.75 LB pilsner malt3 lb vienna malt1.5 lb Dark wheat malt.25 lb
Acidulated maltI did a ...
Posted in thread: Please ciritique my Belgian Specialty Ale on 05-11-2011 at 02:35 AM
Let us know how this turns out when you get to brew time.Yeah definitely. I'm going to post my
recipe before I brew, which will be within the next few weeks. I'm hoping this will be a nice
Posted in thread: Please ciritique my Belgian Specialty Ale on 05-11-2011 at 02:33 AM
Imaybe some Saab hops? One of my favorites for use in Belgians.I think that is a good idea. I'm
going to do a combination of Saaz with Liberty hops, hopefully getting my IBUs to around 20
Posted in thread: Please ciritique my Belgian Specialty Ale on 05-11-2011 at 01:16 AM
I'll offer a tip on the ginger, peel it and then cut it into small slices and freeze it.
Freezing it breaks down the cell walls and really helps impart the flavor. On brew day, take it
out and let it ...
Posted in thread: Please ciritique my Belgian Specialty Ale on 05-11-2011 at 01:10 AM
But one thing that did pop into my mind when I was reading your ingredient list is a spice I
was reading about in Papazian's book: Kaffir lime leaves. He says they give a nice zest/lime
like flavor a...
Posted in thread: Please ciritique my Belgian Specialty Ale on 05-10-2011 at 10:15 PM
It's going to be something close to a wit.Here's my recipe:5 lb Pilsner malt3lb Vienna
malt1.5lb Dark Wheat Malt1 ounce of noble hops - 60 minutes.25 noble hops - 15 mniutes.25 noble
hops - 1 minute(I...