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Posted in thread: Lager question on 11-09-2013 at 11:38 PM
I finally had time to thief off another sample tonight, I let it warm up a little, and tasted
no diacetyl. I did do the rest after fermentation was mostly done. (Learned my lesson there)I
will just le...
Posted in thread: Lager question on 11-07-2013 at 04:17 PM
I have a lager I brewed a month ago. I went 2 weeks primary, 2 days diacetyl rest, and now i'm
on week 2 of lagering in a secondary. I took a bottle's worth off a week ago, added a
carbonation drop, l...
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 06-14-2013 at 12:30 PM
I'm making this with the belle saison yeast also. Fermenting at 90-95. Samples taste awesome.
Wondering what your FG ended up at. My OG was 1.065 down to 1.009 after a week. Hoping it goes
lower as it...
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 06-14-2013 at 12:29 PM
How's the flavor of belle saison? Funky? Spicy? Fruity?Mine came out peppery, I didn't add the
pepper as the recipe called for, but the yeast gave it peppery notes. (The judges said that is
one of the...
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 06-09-2013 at 02:08 PM
I want to thank the OP for this recipe... I won my first competition with this recipe! I
changed it a little, I did not use the ground pepper, used a local clover honey, and changed to
Belle Saison fo...
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 05-27-2013 at 09:14 PM
Brewed this 2 1/2 weeks ago, kegged yesterday and force carbed it today... I had to use Belle
Saison yeast since the HBS didn't have 3711. The Belle yeast gave it a nice peppery taste,
(could be that ...
Posted in thread: Perlick warning?? on 04-26-2013 at 08:05 PM
I just received my new Perlick 525PC faucets from the good folks at Kegworks, and on the boxes
is a sticker that states: " Warning: Consuming food or beverages that have been served from
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 03-21-2013 at 03:12 PM
OK, I did this recipe back in late Nov. (I actually forgot about it!), and I did a taste test.
I is like pure ROCKET fuel!! I followed the recipe to a "T", (I may have had a little more
honey, maybe a...
Posted in thread: 15 Minute Cascade Pale Ale on 02-10-2013 at 03:38 PM
So, I decided to brew this again, but this time I tweaked it. (Hey, this is why we do this
right?)Did the recipe the exact same way as before, except I added 1lb of brown sugar. (I
wanted to add candi...
Posted in thread: BIAB Equipment Considerations on 01-30-2013 at 12:14 PM
How does a no chill method affect your aroma/flavor hop additions? I would think all the
volatile oils would dissipate.Do you use a glass carboy? Are you worried it will crack from the
heat?I use the ...