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Posted in thread: experimenting with Brett in a Saison on 11-23-2015 at 11:11 PM
So after 3 months in the bottle, my experiment has yielded what I would call light Brett
character in this Saison. It will actually be a good beer to introduce the uninitiated to Brett
beers. The beer...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 11-23-2015 at 10:56 PM
10 gal. APA +10 gal. IPA +10 gal. Saison +10 gal. Imperial Stout25,078.5 + 40 = 25,118.5
Posted in thread: IPA Hop Blend - Looking for complimentary hops on 10-21-2015 at 06:46 PM
Simcoe and Amarillo both complement Citra well in my experience. Not sure you'll get much
contribution from Tetttenang with all of the high alpha American hops though.
Posted in thread: Is the Saison craze out of hand? on 10-21-2015 at 02:16 AM
Why would anyone complain about the nearly unlimited amount of new and great beer hitting the
market across the country these days? Think back to 25 years ago, when Guiness was your only
option for so...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 10-12-2015 at 08:31 PM
10 gal. Saison10 gal. Oberon Clone10 gal. Citra/Simcoe APA10 gal. Citra/Simcoe IPATotal =
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 ...