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Posted in thread: Strong Scotch Ale on 01-27-2014 at 12:44 PM
The fridge that holds the secondary fermenter can only go up to 45 degrees. Will this affect
the beer? It's been at 45 for maybe two weeks.Your beer will be excellent. Heck, I would hold
it even colde...
Posted in thread: Peach Wheat India Ale on 01-24-2014 at 03:50 PM
I brewed this yesterday. What color was the beer after brewing? Mine looked liked a nut brown
ale or something like that. It will be an interesting beer with the color and taste profile
that comes out...
Posted in thread: Strong Scotch Ale on 06-08-2013 at 08:58 PM
Adjust to 1.25 quarts per pound of mash water. That should do the trick
Posted in thread: Strong Scotch Ale on 06-08-2013 at 07:23 PM
You may have your default efficiency set higher. I would dial back the base grain to adjust.
Posted in thread: Caramel/Coloring Malts for Belgian Dark Strong on 05-28-2013 at 04:37 PM
I think it sounds great. Especially since you're not trying to wedge C80 in alongside Special B
and Caramunich. In my experience, C80 lends a lot of deep caramel and faint fig/raisin without
Posted in thread: Caramel/Coloring Malts for Belgian Dark Strong on 05-28-2013 at 02:49 PM
I have a wyeast 3787 yeast cake that is going to be begging for a very strong belgian ale soon.
I have pilsen malt and an over abundance of Crystal 80. I know that it is not typical, but do
you think ...
Posted in thread: Recipe for Belgian Yeast -not to style on 04-09-2013 at 02:14 PM
I have a smackpack of Wyeast 3787 (trappist high gravity) ale yeast just begging to be used. I
am thinking of a little 11 gallon recipe for a beer my wife might enjoy. Light, fruity,
Posted in thread: Belma Hops on 04-04-2013 at 03:43 AM
I finally found a beer that belma shines in. White IPA. This is a seriously excellent brew. I
am drinking one as I post this......the corriander with the hops and yeast are just
perfect...16 gallon ba...
Posted in thread: White IPA Inspired Brew - critique on 03-30-2013 at 11:50 PM
I cold crashed this beer and dry hopped with 5 oz of glacier hops at 40 degrees for three
weeks. Kegged and carbed her up. The beer is spot on for a chainbreaker clone. Fruitty,
aromatic, dry, refresh...
Posted in thread: Strong Scotch Ale on 03-27-2013 at 01:45 PM
so here's the deal....six weeks in the bottle at 75 degrees and still VERY minimal carbonation.
i've never had an issue with carbing until now. this hog weighed in heavy at 1.085 and finished