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Posted in thread: Trying to make a beer that tastes like Chimay Blue, or even Leffe Brune...sigh on 11-04-2013 at 05:34 PM
T-58 is decent, but maybe not for this. I agree with others that the yeast should be switched
to the Westmalle or Chimay strain, and after a couple days let the temperature get up to the
Posted in thread: Good Hawaiian Beers? on 03-01-2013 at 02:31 AM
I like all of Maui Brewing Co's stuff, especially the coconut porter. I wouldn't have thought a
porter would be good poolside, but that ended up my favorite.
Posted in thread: Dubbel / Trippel / Quad on 11-27-2012 at 11:04 PM
...Recommendations: Chimay (of Belgium) invented the tripel...I believe that was Westmalle.
They get credit for the 'Dubbel' name, too. I think it was a reference to the relative amount
of grain used,...
Posted in thread: what do you have brewing or fermenting right now? on 09-19-2012 at 04:18 AM
I have a screwy split batch that's nearly ready - two thirds became a dry-hopped Belgian pale,
the other third a Belgian strong dark ale. I added dark candi syrup to the latter after primary
Posted in thread: Zymurgy: Best Beers in America (2012) on 09-17-2012 at 07:02 PM
Am I the only homebrewer that has yet to find a great stout? All this hop head hate! I can
admit there are some awful over hopped and muddled beers but can you malt lovers enlighten me?
Get a thread g...
Posted in thread: Favorite Hefe on 09-14-2012 at 02:31 PM
I like Weihenstephaner (and I'd throw in their dunkelweizen, too), Julius Echter, Franziskaner,
and Sierra Nevada Kellerweis.
Posted in thread: Northern Brewers brew in a bag system on 08-30-2012 at 08:33 PM
Look up the BrewingTV episode "Jake's Got A Brand New Bag" on youtube. He was testing out that
system for Northern Brewer.I do BIAB myself because of space limitations. Seems to work okay,
Posted in thread: Best Batch Yet! Brown Porter from BCS. on 08-19-2012 at 03:11 PM
Nice job! My last one was a brown porter that missed the mark. Seemed overly bready. Couldn't
tell if it was the brown malt or the yeast.
Posted in thread: Pumpkin: Weyerbacher or Schlafly? on 08-19-2012 at 03:07 PM
Have you had Elysian's pumpkin ales? Last year I tried a wide variety of pumpkin stuff
(Southern Tier's, DFH's, Weyerbacher, etc), and the Elysian won out.
Posted in thread: Cask Ales on 08-01-2012 at 01:55 AM
I've had a lot of cask ales recently (extended trip to England plus many at bars nearby in NYC)
and I'm willing to say that I think bottle conditioning is a superior way to serve naturally