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  • Posted in thread: North West Dopplebok on 11-25-2014 at 08:02 PM
    Why the pale ale malt, a mix of pils/munichs would be traditional. Dont see a point in the
    wheat, and thats alot of chocolate (10%). Use a good base malt(s), thats the main flavor here,
    not the specia...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Dubbel on 11-14-2014 at 10:35 PM
    You should use as much as will give you 20 ish ibus, that is what is important. Use a
    calculator. Hops vary in Alpha acids from harvest to harvest, it may be an old recipe they
    didnt update with a new...

  • Posted in thread: Fruit/spice additions to a quad on 11-12-2014 at 08:32 PM
    What yeast? What candi syrup? What kind of barrel? You want a complimentary flavor. Really
    though, a quad has so much going on, it really shouldnt need anything else, make sure whatever
    you add is act...

  • Posted in thread: Long primary Belgian brewers on 11-12-2014 at 08:16 PM
    Not that I am aware of. Though the esters mellow and blend with time, but thats also true in
    the cold conditioner. (and we are talking months) I prefer a long primary, as most strains are
    slow to floc...

  • Posted in thread: Weyermann Barke Malt? on 11-12-2014 at 07:09 PM
    I have not seen it, but it can be the grain itself. (Look at the difference between Marris
    otter, optic, pearl, halycon, for example) Its an older barley variety, thats pretty much all I
    know, besides...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation questions re: Belgian Dark Strong Ale on 11-12-2014 at 02:55 PM
    At this point that fermentation is over 75% complete you can raise the temp to whatever without
    worry. Id bring it up to 70 for 4 or 5 days and see if it drops the last point or three.

  • Posted in thread: 10% Baltic Porter? on 11-12-2014 at 02:15 PM
    Can this be considered a Baltic PorterNot with that yeast. A baltic porter uses a lager yeast
    and a lager fermentaion. Will these hops work together in the current scheduleId use a softer
    hop for bitt...

  • Posted in thread: 2014 Czech Saaz on 11-11-2014 at 10:58 PM
    They usually arent available stateside until jan/feb from what I remember, but I could be

  • Posted in thread: Modified Albany Ale on 11-11-2014 at 10:54 PM
    Looks like a tasty historical beer, vaguely similar to some in the ron pattison book, but with
    american ingredients. The six row is going to give a background husky rough maltiness, with a
    relative th...

  • Posted in thread: Can a good bock be made with Wyeast 2007 Pilsen? on 11-10-2014 at 09:52 PM
    Its not the ideal yeast, but it will more than likely be just fine, id go for it. The
    difference in lager yeasts isnt as much as ale yeasts. Make sure you have a flavorful base
    malt(s), and good temp ...


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