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Posted in thread: Im about to try my new recipes. Any help appreciated! on 05-11-2014 at 04:47 PM
This is the recipe. I apologize for using metric...That recipe looks good to me. I have been
adding citra at flameout to my Saison batches lately with good results. It is worth a try.
Posted in thread: Im about to try my new recipes. Any help appreciated! on 05-11-2014 at 04:46 PM
Are you primarily using Pilsner malt? The mash temp is about right. To give it better clarity,
cold crash it and add gelatin. It will be sparklingly clear.
Posted in thread: Belle Saison Tastes like Green Jolly Rancher on 04-05-2014 at 01:30 AM
I made a pretty standard Saison with mostly Pilsner and rye malt with the Belle Saison yeast.
It was in the fermenter for 1 month and finished at 1.001. It clearly has a massive amount of
Posted in thread: DuClaw - A New Take On The Trademark Problem on 03-28-2014 at 01:55 AM
The article makes it pretty clear that DuClaw enforced their trademark after Lefthand entered
the Maryland market. I am not sure that DuClaw distributes outside of the state. That is the
reason for th...
Posted in thread: DuClaw - A New Take On The Trademark Problem on 03-28-2014 at 12:57 AM
DuClaw is a great brewery that makes great beers. They has been around for awhile (since 1996)
and as the market become saturated with new breweries they are going to sue each other over
rights to nam...
Posted in thread: 2 Hours until full boil on 03-25-2014 at 11:41 PM
Somewhat silly suggestion - if you have some other pots, can you shave off some time by boiling
4 pots of smaller volume first, and then transferring them into the kettle? You'll lose some
heat when y...
Posted in thread: Help Me Use These Hops on 03-25-2014 at 03:59 PM
You could do a Saison. I use Citra in my saison and I am happy with the results. Here is the
recipe. Just sub the one of the hops you have for Northern Brewer. The yeast is wrong on the
recipe, I use ...
Posted in thread: 2 Hours until full boil on 03-25-2014 at 03:42 PM
That's a pretty sweet thermometer for $20. Do you stir it to make sure the temperature is even
throughout the mash before you start the rest?I don't actually own that thermometer. I have one
Posted in thread: 2 Hours until full boil on 03-25-2014 at 02:43 PM
Consider buying a heat stick like this. I was able to buy one on sale for about $35. It will
help bring things to a boil much more quickly. You might also consider mashing in your oven if
your kettle ...
Posted in thread: 3 brews under my belt, first attempt at creating my own recipe on 03-24-2014 at 12:50 AM
I think the recipe looks good. The only advice I would give would be to tightly control your
fermentation temps. I would start it around 65 F for the first few days and let it ramp up from
there. My f...