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Posted in thread: Aging my Tripple on 12-08-2007 at 03:50 PM
You gotta try the Westmalle. :)TLI second that! I have a case of Westmalle waiting for my week
off at Christmas. :ban:
Posted in thread: Belgian Strong Ale/Duvel Yeast on 06-29-2007 at 02:58 PM
Not sure if this is helpful, but I've used 1388 for about 8 batches and 570 once. None of these
batches tasted like Duvel (which is probably my favorite commercial beer). However, I did a
batch with W...
Posted in thread: A look at Trippels on 06-22-2007 at 02:27 PM
Duvel SUCKS. one of the most popular Belgian Golden Strong Ale's (very similiar to trippels)
and it's just horrible IMO.I couldn't disagree with you more!! Duvel is one of my favorite
beers, but it is...
Posted in thread: Carbonation temperature - too warm? on 06-20-2007 at 06:55 PM
I have a couple cases of bottles that have been slow to carbonate. As the AC has been running
pretty much 24/7 lately, I moved them to the garage to increase the carbonation temperature.
Its probably ...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1214 on 06-15-2007 at 03:14 PM
I've used this yeast for about 12 batches, and it is always slow to start in comparison to all
other strains I've used (even with a starter). I usually ferment all my Belgians in the 65-70
Posted in thread: Ingelmunster yeast (Dutch Castle) on 06-14-2007 at 02:24 PM
Here's what I recently brewed with this yeast:Fermentables9lb. Muntons Extra Light DME2lb.
Belgian Candi SugarHopsBittering1.5 oz Hallertau (6%) & 0.5 oz Saaz (3.5%) (pellets)Aroma0.5 oz
Hallertau & 0...
Posted in thread: What's your favorite Beer Munchy? on 05-25-2007 at 06:56 PM
No work - cashewsSome work - cheddar cheese and crackersA little more work - WINGS!! (I learned
how to make great wings last Fall, and break out the deep fryer whenever I can)
Posted in thread: yeast belgian ardennes on 05-10-2007 at 03:11 PM
I've used this yeast on three batches and they have all turned out great. These batches were
smoother and maybe slightly dryer than W1214, but I am horrible at describing taste (just know
that it tast...
Posted in thread: 1,000 Bottles of beer ... update on 05-01-2007 at 03:03 PM
"Gott Mit Uns" means "God's with us". It was the motto of the Prussian kings, and was on the
belt buckles of the regular German army in WWII - the SS used the motto "Meine Ehre heißt
Treue" (my honor ...
Posted in thread: Hallertauer Pellet Hops on 04-28-2007 at 02:19 AM
Got mine today - much, much thanks!!! What a great deal!