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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.
Posted in thread: Hops used the most? on 07-31-2015 at 07:27 PM
Citra and Simcoe, followed closely by Amarillo for IPAs/APAs. I buy them all by the lb.
Posted in thread: experimenting with Brett in a Saison on 07-24-2015 at 02:40 PM
I am 2 weeks into the fermentation of the saison, and my gravity check last night showed it was
down to 1.002 already (OG = 1.063). At that low of a FG, will there be enough left for the
Brett to eat ...
Posted in thread: experimenting with Brett in a Saison on 07-15-2015 at 07:20 PM
Not sure if anyone mentioned it, but brett flavors supposedly develop under pressure better.
I've had a saison finish at around 1.006 and then bottled with brett (using bombers and carbing
to about 2....
Posted in thread: Lots of krasuen in my blow off tube on 07-12-2015 at 08:17 PM
Yes, leave it, it's not hurting anything unless it gets completely plugged.
Posted in thread: experimenting with Brett in a Saison on 07-11-2015 at 06:51 PM
My plan was to buy a commercial strain, and still deciding exactly which one. Any
recommendations for maximum Brett character?
Posted in thread: experimenting with Brett in a Saison on 07-10-2015 at 04:22 PM
Thanks for the input. I do add honey directly into the fermenter rather than the boil, I agree
that it helps preserrve some of the flavor, as well as further dry out the beer.It sounds like
Posted in thread: Chinook Cascade Magnum IIPA on 07-09-2015 at 10:13 PM
I would consider increasing the dry hops as well. It will increase the hop aroma even further
without adding to the bitterness.
Posted in thread: Off Flavor in IPAs on 07-08-2015 at 02:30 PM
Well I have the batch kegged and one tap that I brewed treating all of the water with Campden
prior to brewing, and I believe I have found the issue.The latest batch tastes great, no
medicinal or plas...