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Posted in thread: Brewer's Hardware 15 Gallon Stainless Steel Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-01-2013 at 07:16 PM
count me in please!
Posted in thread: Leffe Radieuse Clone on 05-28-2013 at 06:29 PM
I've never had the Raddieuse before, the local bottle shop only has the blond and a brown...but
last night I had a Kwak for the first time and I was very surprised how similar it tasted to
Posted in thread: Leffe Radieuse Clone on 04-30-2013 at 05:41 PM
I never did report back on this brew (with the yeastie blowout) but it turned out fantastic!
It's a big hit. Thanks for the recipe. I'll update with a photo later.
Posted in thread: Leffe Radieuse Clone on 03-15-2013 at 11:01 PM
Hrm, good to know; I figured it would improve with some longer conditioning, but if the
improvement is merely marginal after 6 months I might go ahead and bottle it earlier! cheers
Posted in thread: Leffe Radieuse Clone on 03-13-2013 at 07:54 PM
Uggh that sucks! Does it have something growing on it? Picture? I'm going to leave mine in the
secondary for another 3 weeks- I'll probably put it in the garage in one week, where the
temperature is a...
Posted in thread: Leffe Radieuse Clone on 03-04-2013 at 03:41 AM
Day 14- I replaced the blowoff tube with an airlock yesterday, the bubbling has slowed to once
every 7 seconds. the Krausen still looks pretty beefy.edit: Day 18 racked to a secondary and
took a sampl...
Posted in thread: Kwak Beer on 03-04-2013 at 03:39 AM
I'm not sure that I understand the recipe- you mash with 8.4 gallons of water, then drain the
MT add 5.2 gallons for 45 minutes at 170 then use another 3.2 gallons? 16.8 gallons total water
Posted in thread: Leffe Radieuse Clone on 02-28-2013 at 06:08 PM
Yeah, as of this morning (day 11) the blow-off hose was bubbling away...krausen intact. Geez
this yeast is something else!
Posted in thread: Leffe Radieuse Clone on 02-20-2013 at 08:31 PM
Yes, it is! It's the first time I've blown an airlock on my 6.5 gallon glass primary- bad
combination of high volume and a crazy voracious yeast...oh well I got the opportunity to rig
my first blowoff...
Posted in thread: Leffe Radieuse Clone on 02-19-2013 at 03:59 PM
I brewed this recipe Sunday (two days ago), except I added another ounce of hallertauer and
used turbinado instead of belgian candy sugar. I was a little confused about the volumes- mash
with 17 quart...