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Posted in thread: Calling all IPA lovers...what are your favorite 3? on 12-02-2012 at 07:30 PM
Chainbreaker white ipALagunitas daytimeSweetwater ipa
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3724 Belgian Saison First Timer on 07-06-2012 at 01:17 PM
"In ND we will be 80-90 during the day and upper sixties at night."You want to reduce the dgree
of temp swings as much as possible - if you can keep the temp consistent at the lower end, go
Posted in thread: SMASH with Pilsner and Amarillo on 03-04-2012 at 04:34 PM
Pilsner/Armarillo great for saisons. Do the SMASH with WY 3711. SG ~1.052, mash at 150F for
60min, ferment starting at 64F and let free rise to the Low 70's and hold until finished.
Posted in thread: What are you drinking? Belgo ipa on 01-15-2012 at 02:09 AM
I have been drinking up the Belgo since it came to Maryland. I also like Clown Shoes "Muffin
Top" and "Tramp Stamp".
Posted in thread: Versatile high-temp Belgian strain on 12-20-2011 at 01:09 AM
WY 3522 (Ardennes) mid 60's to low 70s light fruity, tart, dry. Attenuates very well.
Posted in thread: Priming sugar calc. on 12-13-2011 at 12:51 AM
I always bottle around 68F and let it carb at that temp. Measure by weight not volume so you
can dial in you carb levels.
Posted in thread: Anyone Competing? on 12-05-2011 at 02:24 PM
i will be entering the "Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines Homebrew Competition"
Posted in thread: brew clubs in MD on 08-28-2011 at 01:37 PM
Posted in thread: Belgian Ardennes - Correct Temp. Range? on 06-26-2011 at 01:45 PM
I have not used it for saisons, I normally start at 64F and let if free rise. It usually
plateaus around 72F. 3522 will dry out, I have had 1.040 beers finish at 1.006 without sugar
Posted in thread: Belgian session ale maturation time on 04-22-2011 at 01:03 PM
With most of my belgians including low alc (4-4.5) its minimum 2wks in primary usually 3wks and
two weeks to bottle carb. My low alc versions they are usally best at 1-2 months. (since I have
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