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Posted in thread: Anyone use HBC 342 for bittering? on 01-06-2013 at 02:47 AM
I should have been more clear: I use it for late additions, in combination with other hops.I
found success using it in place of Amarillo (at about 75% ratio: 1oz Amarillo=.75oz HBC)
especially with ho...
Posted in thread: Anyone use HBC 342 for bittering? on 01-05-2013 at 10:55 PM
I've found that it works well when combined with Chinook and/or Simcoe...almost as an Amarillo
substitute...I've been using it that way for my FW Union Jack and Double Jack clones with good
Posted in thread: Durian Wit??? on 01-05-2013 at 04:03 AM
I shared a few bottles of this brew with friends...Blind tasting notes for finished Durian
DunkelWit:'Subtle yet distinct durian flavor...if you know what it is...'(he was the only one
who saw the lab...
Posted in thread: Lakefront Wisconsinite on 12-22-2012 at 12:29 PM
Talk to Jeremy King at Northern Brewer, he's the one who isolated that yeast.He told me that it
is actually a fairly versatile strain that has some different characteristics depending on how
Posted in thread: Durian Wit??? on 12-12-2012 at 12:29 PM
Primary is done, thinking about adding two more Durian Pods to secondary but not sure...I may
split the batch at this point.Tastes like a creamy and spicy dunkelweisse but still has a
Posted in thread: Hop schedule help to show off 1 type of hops on 12-01-2012 at 01:15 PM
I understand, I just copy/pasted one of my trials as an example...If you can, do make two
batches, using a known hop (like Cascade) for a 'control' to better understand the hop you're
Posted in thread: Hop schedule help to show off 1 type of hops on 11-30-2012 at 05:18 AM
I like to use a simple APA mash (or Tasty's APA), and split the batch into single-hop boils
using Cascade as the 'control batch'. I use the same ounce amounts for 20 minute and later
Posted in thread: Durian Wit??? on 11-24-2012 at 01:39 AM
I'm curious too! So did you find the durian at the Asian market on 27th? That's the only place
around here I've ever seen them.Chu Hai, on Appleton just N of Capital...they also have live
Blue Crab ye...
Posted in thread: Durian Wit??? on 11-24-2012 at 01:25 AM
Durian beer. You,sir,are my hero!I thought I was the only westerner alive to like this stinky
treat.I wounder if any of the creamy feel of the durian will come through.sa wat dee!The
'creamy feel' of ...
Posted in thread: Keeping Aroma in Aged Ales on 11-23-2012 at 08:34 PM
How about a mild dry hop addition, then a long age in carboy...Then you can have another,
fresher dry hop addition two weeks before bottling!(inspired by Mitch Steele's IPA book - it's
how they someti...