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Posted in thread: Kumquat Saison on 04-13-2014 at 09:37 PM
Subscribed! Please let us know how this turns out. I was also inspired to make a kumquat saison
for a fruit beer competition after reading that article, but couldn't source the kumquats in
Posted in thread: FWH for BIAB? on 04-13-2014 at 09:34 PM
This is what I do as well, just toss them in when I remove the bag.I'm skeptical as to how well
FWH works for BIAB, however. With a traditional three-vessel setup, you're looking at quite a
bit of tim...
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 04-26-2013 at 09:57 PM
Went to lunch with some people today at Slater's 50/50. It's a fancy hamburger place with 50+
taps, lots of good craft/import beers. Conversation when ordering went like this:My friend, to
Posted in thread: WLP800 lager at 1.030 after 4 weeks?! on 04-17-2013 at 10:10 PM
I think Mr. Malty suggested right about 2L for the starter, with intermittent shaking. I don't
have the recipe in front of me to check exactly what the OG was to run the numbers again. I
also chilled ...
Posted in thread: WLP800 lager at 1.030 after 4 weeks?! on 04-16-2013 at 11:11 PM
I have a batch of Jamil's Bohemian Pilsner lagering right now, and ran into the same slow
fermentation issues with WLP800.I pitched at 44 and let it go up to 50 over a couple days.
After 18 days, it w...
Posted in thread: Recipe Help - Special Bitter on 01-25-2013 at 01:25 AM
Pretty sure it's an ale yeast. A quick google search turned up this, which looks like what I
got: I'd like to use all of the other ingredients in this beer, since I've got them already,
the yeast is ...
Posted in thread: Recipe Help - Special Bitter on 01-25-2013 at 01:04 AM
My wife got me an ingredients kit for Christmas. It claims to be a Pilsner kit, but the
ingredients don't seem quite right for the style. It came with:3.3 lbs Muntons Light LME2 lbs
Muntons Light DME1...