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Posted in thread: Saison Recipe Design on 02-11-2016 at 10:44 PM
How long does it usually take you to reach FG with 565 and that fermentation temperature
profile?I have a temperature profile I use which takes 2 weeks to go through. I don't check
in-between but afte...
Posted in thread: Saison Recipe Design on 02-11-2016 at 09:58 PM
I think most people actually do regular fermentation temps. Most of the yeast flavor is locked
in after a few days. If you let it go for a week and then warm it up, the end flavor shouldnt
be too diff...
Posted in thread: Saison Recipe Design on 02-11-2016 at 08:49 PM
I was thinking a grain bill that would be something like:60% Belgian Pils20 % Wheat10 % Rye10 %
OatsI think this sounds great, i'm brewing iteration 4 of my quest for my perfect saison this
Posted in thread: Give me the jist on whirlpooling for hop flavor on 02-10-2016 at 07:12 PM
Pulled the first pints of this one for the Super Bowl this weekend, this is far and away the
best IPA I have made yet. There is tons of juicy citrusy flavor from the falconers flight
'7-C's blend I us...
Posted in thread: Diagnosis: In need of help on 02-10-2016 at 03:20 PM
I realized after i wrote it that I worded it incorrectly. I havent been breaking the valves
down, i break the system down every time and put all the valves in a PBW solution to soak. So I
may have a d...
Posted in thread: Where to start fermenting my first batch? on 02-04-2016 at 08:14 PM
That actually sounds perfect. I would leave the fermenting beer in the basement around 62-65
for the first 4-5 days, then bring it upstairs to finish up for about a week or two.Agreed,
thats just abou...
Posted in thread: Any beer tips for Belgium (Leuven especially)...? on 02-03-2016 at 07:57 PM
Thanks for the tips. We're trying to plan on visiting Cantillon, Rodenbach, Westvleteren, and
St. Bernardus, but we've noticed a lot require groups of at least 15. We're going to call ahead
and see if...
Posted in thread: Diagnosis: In need of help on 02-03-2016 at 06:51 PM
I just brewed on saturday and was thinking about bottling some and kegging some to see if
something arises in one and not the other.Carbonating water's a good test also. Probably
unlikely the issue, ...
Posted in thread: Diagnosis: In need of help on 02-03-2016 at 06:12 PM
Foosier's response also just triggered a memory of mine. Have you seen this horror story post
on the Bluloshopher pageAfter reading it I went home and took apart my ball valves and was
pretty grossed ...
Posted in thread: Diagnosis: In need of help on 02-03-2016 at 05:19 PM
are you new to kegging or just get a new CO2 tank. I've read a few horror stories like yours
where folks have traced it back to some industrial junk in their CO2 tanks. They changed out to
a new Co2 t...