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Posted in thread: Low ABV brew. on 04-17-2013 at 04:31 PM
You could also go the opposite direction. Instead of trying to add more body to a small beer,
just roll with the low gravity and brew something like a table saison.
Posted in thread: Mashing in decreasing range of temperature on 04-17-2013 at 04:10 PM
I'm not an expert, but I see two potential problems right off the bat:1)If you start too high
(160-ish) you run the risk of denaturing beta amlyase before you fall into the range at which
it will be a...
Posted in thread: Opinions on yeast and water profile for Biere de Garde? on 05-16-2012 at 04:25 AM
Sorry to resurrect the thread, but this is the only search result I can find for anybody
culturing Cuvée des Jonquilles yeast up from a bottle. To the OP, did you ever end up using
Posted in thread: Should I finish my Lager with an Ale yeast? on 02-18-2012 at 08:17 PM
You're only at ~60% apparent attenuation (if my math is right), so you might just pitch some
re-hydrated dry lager yeast. Saflager 34/70 is pretty hardy, though I've never pushed it as
high gravity as...
Posted in thread: Critique Rye Pale Ale Recipe on 01-23-2012 at 10:36 PM
I agree on the crystal. Either add more or drop it. 2% won't do much. Otherwise it looks
tasty....honey malt is absolutely *wonderful* in rye beers, IMO.
Posted in thread: What does Belgian Pale Malt taste/smell like? on 01-23-2012 at 09:57 PM
Which maltster? I've used MFB pale quite a bit but not Castle.
Posted in thread: Toastiness is a blonde BdG? on 01-23-2012 at 09:38 PM
I have a vial of WLP 515 that I plan on using for a blonde BdG (not a clone, but something
along the lines of Les Bière Des Sans Culottes). I want to accentuate the toastiness of French
malt without a...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest Ale yeast on 09-20-2011 at 09:16 PM
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest Ale yeast on 09-14-2011 at 05:18 AM
Bump. How did the 1084 and the 011/1338 turn out?
Posted in thread: How long until I know a rhizome won't grow on 06-08-2011 at 08:28 AM
Same thing happened to me. It wasn't aliens though, it was Alabama politician Alvin
Holmes.Alvin Holmes lives in another world. I think that qualifies him as an alien.