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Posted in thread: Beer has a funk on 03-26-2014 at 03:50 AM
Did you use too much coriander, and boil it for too long? It can be a little weird if you use
too much.Also, the higher the temp with a belgian yeast, the more funky, banana-y, clovey smell
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 08-07-2013 at 04:58 PM
I'm brewing my pumpkin ale this weekend...Brew Method: Partial MashBatch Size: 5 gallons
(fermentor volume)Boil Size: 3 gallonsBoil Gravity: 1.037Est. Efficiency: 67% (brew
Posted in thread: What fruit to add to secondary to take some of the harsh edge off a saison? on 07-09-2013 at 03:14 PM
Pumpkin!there was a pumpkin saison recipe on an episode of the brew session that sounded really
good. I'm thinking about trying it out.
Posted in thread: Brewing Extract, without nuking the Extract. on 07-08-2013 at 08:45 PM
I don't think you made that very clear in your first post. I also recommended reading up on
hopbursting, not just going out and doing it.Sounds like people were trying to say (and
assuming you didn't ...
Posted in thread: Brewing Extract, without nuking the Extract. on 07-05-2013 at 06:39 PM
I do partial mash recipes with a bit of extract. My rules for using extract are pretty
simple...1. Only use light, extra light, or wheat extract. Dark malt seems to be more sensitive
to boiling, espec...
Posted in thread: Mosaic Pale Ale - BIAB on 07-05-2013 at 06:54 AM
This is a 3 gallon recipe BTWIt's nice to see more people doing 3 gallon batches. My method
improved tremendously after switching to 3 gallon batches. I did a full boil, used less
extract, and had bet...
Posted in thread: Two new hops! on 06-24-2013 at 04:53 PM
Mttfrog,How did your sauvin/summer hopped ale come out?It turned out great. I'm getting mostly
fruity aroma, with only a little grapefruit bitterness. Less grapefruit and more of a
Posted in thread: Best hop material and cold break removal method on 06-12-2013 at 05:37 PM
A lot of people strain through a mesh bag as they pour into the fermentor. I think some people
will use paint strainers to get even smaller particles out but I've never used them.I've never
Posted in thread: Full Blichmann Advantages vs BIAB on 06-10-2013 at 05:31 PM
For a 3 gallon batch, a BIAB would be a very reasonable alternative for someone like me. For an
11 gallon batch, not so much!I agree. I've been brewing 5 gallon partial mash batches with
about 5lbs of...
Posted in thread: First Saison brew. Looking for recipe ideas. on 06-07-2013 at 05:58 PM
I just did one based on the cottage house saison.Try flaked spelt. I tried a variety of saisons
and the one I like best (new holland golden cap) is the only one that used spelt instead of