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Posted in thread: My first Tripel, racked to secondary after 1 week. on 05-15-2013 at 04:53 PM
I wish I had left in the primary longer now! Well I got awhile before I can taste it.There's
lots of different opinions on this.For Wyeast 3787 (WLP530), I've followed these practices
lately for pitch...
Posted in thread: Local Brew in Chicago on 05-15-2013 at 03:26 PM
Not from Chicago, but have in-laws in Wheaton, IL. Last time I was there I went to this place:
was a Can You Brew It episode on their brown ale and couldn't find it anywhere in Chicago
except the res...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Rye IPA on 05-14-2013 at 12:36 PM
I took the original recipe and made the following changes:American 2-Row MaltSimpson's English
Crystal 60 MaltMashed 152F for 60 min60 Minute BoilWyeast 1056Dryhopped with 1 oz of Chinook in
a 5.5 gal...
Posted in thread: New post a picture of your pint on 05-14-2013 at 12:30 PM
Edwort's Bee Cave Brewery Rye IPA, dryhopped with Chinook122002
Posted in thread: My first Tripel, racked to secondary after 1 week. on 05-13-2013 at 03:38 PM
My experience has led me to this:A - Wait until gravity is flat for 3 days and then wait 3 more
days in primary (about 2 weeks).B - Cool to 50 F for 3 - 4 weeksC - Bring back to 68 F and
bottle OR coo...
Posted in thread: New post a picture of your pint on 05-13-2013 at 01:19 PM
A St. Bernardus Abt 12 inspired clone. 1.087->1.013. Wyeast 3787 and a 7 day temperature ramp
from 64F to 76F. Carbonation check before lots of aging.121786
Posted in thread: My first Tripel, racked to secondary after 1 week. on 05-13-2013 at 12:58 PM
What does cold conditioning do for the beer? I don't really have the capabilities of doing so
right now.According to the Jamil Show on Tripels, the conditioning time is for settling
nucleation sites o...
Posted in thread: My first Tripel, racked to secondary after 1 week. on 05-11-2013 at 08:43 PM
I've had more success with Tripels by minimizing time in primary (2-3 days of steady gravity
readings with refractometer), 2 days of cold crashing, transfer to secondary and 4-5 weeks of
Posted in thread: Can You Brew It recipe for Wychwood Hobgoblin on 05-02-2013 at 12:34 PM
I'm just polishing off a store bought version and some things I noticed:The bottle says the ABV
is 5.2. I put a drop on the refractometer and it reads 6brix. I think the OG would have to be
Posted in thread: pH Meter Sponge Replacement on 04-30-2013 at 01:53 AM
It's ok to not use the sponge and just fill the cap portion with storage solution, storing the
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