Last Activity:09-05-2015 8:53 AM
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Posted in thread: Post your infection on 08-13-2015 at 08:19 AM
I had the same issue with WY 3711 French Saison twice recently. Two different batches using
different strains of 3711, but same results: fermented normally and then a thin film appeared
near the 3 wee...
Posted in thread: Session saison attempt on 08-04-2015 at 09:28 AM
Trying to use the summer heat to my advantage in my next brew. I want a sessionable saison
that's nice a crisp, effervescent, and a little funky. Here goes:5 gal batch3.75 gal boilEst
OG: 1.040Est FG:...
Posted in thread: Trying to clean up left over hops, any suggestions? on 06-26-2015 at 02:28 PM
i would do a kitchen-sink IPAuse challenger, northern brewer, perle for bittering at 60 minand
use the rest for flameout and hopstand
Posted in thread: Mandarina Bavaria IPA/PA/Common ? on 06-26-2015 at 06:55 AM
hey rico,the malt bill looks fine to me.a neutral yeast like 05 is good.i would do it as a
single hop beer. citra could be overpowering the mandarina bavaria.focus on late additions and
using stupid a...
Posted in thread: yeast bay vermont ale review on 06-24-2015 at 08:25 AM
Quick question. Is this yeast prone to get stuck? I pitched a very healthy pitch (350-400B
cells) into 5 gals of 1.073 wort (mash temp at 153F). I got down to 1.024 which isn't horrible
Posted in thread: Maris Otter Farmhouse Ale on 06-22-2015 at 12:59 PM
this sounds really cool. i wanted to make a very norwegian beer soon that's basically a
farmhouse style. white labs even has a yeast they manufactured from a farm here in norway. you
gave me the idea ...
Posted in thread: Thoughts On Azacca? on 06-22-2015 at 12:54 PM
Last week I had an azacca single hop IPA. I tasted some pineapple, grassy and something sweet
and cloying from the hops. It was not to my palate and so I'm glad that I didn't order a pound
of it. The ...
Posted in thread: Munich Malt recipes on 05-29-2015 at 01:43 PM
We did an IPA with 80% Munich and 20% Pilsner Malt. Both Malts are from Avangard too. For hops
we used Northern Brewer, Perle and Herkules. It's currently fermenting and will be dry-hopped
Posted in thread: Mandarina Bavaria on 05-27-2015 at 01:10 PM
I absolutely love it! The aroma is great! Unlike the poster above, I only notice a slight
floral tone. Taste buds vary though, I guess. I get a very nice citrus/orange presence, but not
Posted in thread: Mandarina Bavaria IPA on 04-08-2015 at 09:53 AM
Use FWH for bitteringSkip the 30 and 15 min additionDry Hop with 1/2 oz per gallon for 10-14
daysIt is a very subtile hop if you compare it to American flavor hops