Last Activity:11-17-2012 3:18 PM
Posted in thread: Sugestions for hop combinations on 09-08-2012 at 11:12 AM
dangloverenator...I'm thinking of doing a Saison and I see you have it bottled. Any good ideas
for Malts and Hops? Just starting my search.I'll PM you my recipe and notes :)
Posted in thread: Black IPA Grain Bill? on 09-07-2012 at 07:55 PM
Slightly off topic, but I've just remembered I also have a bag of Centennial hops in the
freezer. Definitely throwing some of those bad boys in too!
Posted in thread: Safale S-04 activity length on 09-07-2012 at 07:45 PM
FWIW, I just brewed a 1.047 English-style pale ale with S-04 and had a similar experience. It
stopped burping and bubbling about 5 days ago, but I tasted it today & took gravity after 8
days in primar...
Posted in thread: Black IPA Grain Bill? on 09-07-2012 at 07:25 PM
Based on what I've actually got at home, and all your awesome comments, I'm now thinking
something along these lines...75% Low Colour Maris Otter15% Wheat Malt (to hopefully make up
the body that LC M...
Posted in thread: Sugestions for hop combinations on 09-07-2012 at 07:15 PM
Bramling Cross can have a really nice blackcurrant-y fruity note if you use a large amount of
it for aroma. Alternatively, to my palate Simcoe can be very "peachy" which might set off the
Posted in thread: Black IPA Grain Bill? on 09-07-2012 at 06:58 PM
Agree with all of the above, however for this beer I want to let the Nelson hops shine through,
because they're one of my favourite varieties and I think they would work well in a
BIPA/IBA/CDA. Just t...
Posted in thread: Black IPA Grain Bill? on 09-07-2012 at 06:05 PM
You want the dark color and rich flavor without the harsh acrid roasty flavors of most dark
malts. Most recipes I've seen black IPA use "special" dehusked dark malts that add the color
and flavor with...
Posted in thread: Black IPA Grain Bill? on 09-07-2012 at 05:45 PM
Hey all!Hoping to brew a Black IPA tomorrow, pretty much decided on the hops (Willamette for
bittering, Nelson Sauvin for aroma) and yeast (US-05 for a nice clean ferm) but I'm still
undecided on the ...
Posted in thread: Will this yeast be ok? on 05-10-2012 at 12:57 PM
Should be fine if it was airtightThat was my thoughts exactly. Just gonna go for it... :rockin:
Posted in thread: SMaSH recipes? on 05-10-2012 at 12:05 PM
Belgian Pilsener and Centennial is lovely, particularly if you use a Belgian yeast strain.
Kinda like a Belgian IPA (Stone Cali-Belgie, GD Belgica etc) but slightly herbal and "dank".