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Posted in thread: Experiences with different saison yeast blends on 08-31-2015 at 10:09 PM
Thanks for sharing :mug:. Yeast blending is a topic I've been interested in, specifically with
saison strains, so this is right up my alley. Be interested to see what others contribute. What
Posted in thread: Beginner smash brew with Chinook. on 08-18-2015 at 01:15 AM
Quick calculation for a 1.25 gallon batch (gives you a little wiggle room for losses and still
end up with a gallon of beer)...1.5 lbs DME (I'd probably use something like Pilsner or a
Light)2 oz Crys...
Posted in thread: Beginner smash brew with Chinook. on 08-17-2015 at 10:59 PM
What kind of beer are you going for...hoppy, balanced, high gravity, sessionable?
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 08-14-2015 at 09:52 PM
First label I've designed for any of my beers. Whatcha think?
Posted in thread: 3711 temperature? on 08-06-2015 at 08:52 PM
Some good advice already. Nothing new to add, just that the several brews I've fermented with
3711 I've cooled to the mid 60's before pitching yeast, kept it at about 65-68 F for the first
Posted in thread: Help me with my first saison recipe on 08-04-2015 at 10:10 PM
As much as people claim you can adjust color with dehusked Carafa Special without flavor, even
an ounce or two and I can still taste it. I'd sooner have the caramel than the roast.I only
gave the Cara...
Posted in thread: Hop stand in priming sugar water. Thoughts? on 08-04-2015 at 07:40 PM
I use a French press, with a little acid and everclear, about 14 g of leaf hops in 500ml of
170F water.What kind of acid do you use?
Posted in thread: Saison with Pear? on 08-04-2015 at 07:38 PM
The last BYO issue had a whole section on using fruit. Per that article Pear flavor was a
subtle addition and they recommended about 2 lbs per gallon on it's usage. I say try it and
see. There's also ...
Posted in thread: Help me with my first saison recipe on 08-04-2015 at 07:33 PM
Any suggestion on how to make up for the color if i omit the c40? I'm totally up to take it out
as I want to do the style justice as its my favorite (just never brewed) but beersmith knocks
the color ...
Posted in thread: Help me with my first saison recipe on 08-04-2015 at 07:31 PM
I would cut the Vienna...and also the Cara-Pils and Crystal (they don't have any business in a
Saison). Just use a good quality Pilsner malt, Belgian or French if you can get it, and you'll
have the s...