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  • Posted in thread: Saison du BUFF help on 05-14-2011 at 12:22 AM
    MTAndyGive it some time, it may be fine after a few months. The bittering drops rather quickly.
    Also, I found that it is easier to balance hops and esters/phenols in saison if I skip aroma
    hop additio...

  • Posted in thread: Saison du BUFF help on 05-13-2011 at 04:20 PM
    You don't have to mash lower with 3711. Last saison (somewhat similar grain bill) I brewed with
    3711 was mashed at 152F and finished at 1.003. Keep the temp in low 70F, it will be nice and

  • Posted in thread: Saison du BUFF help on 04-13-2011 at 09:20 PM
    Try 3711. If fermented in low 70s it will produce a lot of spicy phenols. It may taste well
    with the herbs. 3711 will get your saison into 1.000 territory in 3 weeks without you worrying
    about it but ...

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann Beer gun and accessory kit - new on 04-13-2011 at 03:11 PM
    pm sent

  • Posted in thread: Getting started.... on 01-04-2011 at 03:48 PM
    Cookshack smokers are very easy to use and the end product is great.

  • Posted in thread: homebrew bread, does the yeast reactivate? on 12-26-2010 at 09:55 PM
    I have baked bread with both homebrewed and commercial pasteurized beer and I can't tell a
    difference. I usually back off a little on yeast when replacing water with beer in a bread
    recipe but I don't...

  • Posted in thread: Mash-In: water to grain or grain to water? on 02-10-2010 at 05:45 AM
    Thank you for your responses. I think I will start with a little bit of water, grain, water,
    grain... and then go from there trying to figure out what works for me.Happy brewing,Sergei

  • Posted in thread: Mash-In: water to grain or grain to water? on 02-09-2010 at 01:31 AM
    While trying to read as much as I can before my first AG I stumbled upon a significant
    difference in the mash-in procedures. I couldn't find any discussions on the forum regarding
    the subject. John Pa...