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Posted in thread: Cultured Bell's Yeast on 09-14-2015 at 11:11 PM
Steady gravity reading is all you need to know. But leaving it another week wouldn't hurt
anything, and would help it settle. I find I get increased air lock activity when I dry hop in
the primary. i ...
Posted in thread: Please help with Saison Recipe on 09-05-2015 at 05:52 PM
I always add my honey in my saison recipes directly into the primary after 2-3 days of
fermentation. I brewed a 1.056 saison with Belle Saison about three months ago, and it
attenuated down to 1.003 (...
Posted in thread: Would you skip the starter for Wyeast 3711 Saison? on 08-25-2015 at 09:27 PM
This is one yeast I would not worry about under pitching, it should still attenuate well, and
could produce some interesting and even desireable flavors from stressing them out a bit at the
Posted in thread: Water for brewing... on 08-20-2015 at 06:51 PM
Check out this thread: was having similar issues, but described the flavor as medicinal, but
that could just be a different way of describing it. My problem was almost surelt chloramines
in my water,...
Posted in thread: FWH question... on 08-11-2015 at 08:10 PM
From what I have read it is mostly bittering. It gives a less harsh bitter taste. I don't think
it gives "flavor" in the sense of late addition hops. I use Beersmith and it has FWH as a
selection for ...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 08-09-2015 at 04:15 PM
+10 American Pale Ale+5 Saisin+5 Brett Saison16818
Posted in thread: help with recipe on 08-08-2015 at 09:03 PM
Any hop added at 60 min. or earlier as a bittering hop provides a negligible flavor or aroma
content, just AA and IBU's towards a balanced beer. I frequently use "old" hops for bittering
(stored and s...
Posted in thread: Belgian saison recommendations? on 08-08-2015 at 09:00 PM
Boulevard Tank #7
Posted in thread: experimenting with Brett in a Saison on 08-03-2015 at 02:51 PM
Yes, brett does not need a lot to develop flavors. There is no need to mash high at all. If you
look at the Chad Yackobson videos I posted, he mentions that the only thing mashing high will
do is that...
Posted in thread: Yeast harvest, Stone Go to IPA on 07-31-2015 at 08:07 PM
I just built up yeast harvested from Bell's Oberon, it is a fun and rewarding process. I ended
up with the equivalent of 4 WL vials after several step ups on the starters.