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Posted in thread: Overcarbonation Scare on 02-11-2008 at 09:58 PM
Belgian ales are suppose to be high in carbonation... In the range of 4 Volumes of CO2 Vs the
average of 2.2 to 2.7 for most ales & lagers...
Posted in thread: Favorite Bottles on 02-08-2008 at 09:54 PM
I'm a big fan of the Belgian 330ml bottles..(the short one on the left)
Posted in thread: Cider Yeasts on 02-08-2008 at 04:30 PM
how does ale yeast fare?I'd say it depends on the Ale yeast.... Personally I prefer the Belgian
strains. Lots of interesting flavors come out of them.
Posted in thread: Guess what #3 is on the 10 Least Profitable Businesses To Start List? on 01-29-2008 at 05:39 PM
That right there is why I know I'll never become a professional brewer. Almost every batch I'm
tweaking and changing and making new things. As soon as I'm just cranking out the same thing
day after da...
Posted in thread: Quadrupel recipe on 01-25-2008 at 11:41 PM
Not recipies... but should point you on the right path for makeing something simmilar.Rochefort
10OG: 1.096 (23 °P)IBU: 27Pilsner & caramel malts + White sugar, Dark sugar and wheat
Posted in thread: Belgian Ale what do you think on 01-25-2008 at 04:26 PM
I would say simplify it. Most of the complex character of Belgian ales comes from the yeast
rather then the malt. So I would simplify it down to Two maybe three malts. And yes, Pilsner
malt is the pri...
Posted in thread: Campden to kill infection? on 01-25-2008 at 12:03 AM
Regardless, the Common white mold found on beer rarely influences the taste of the beer... so
at most its a Visual detraction of the drink.
Posted in thread: I like stubbies!! on 01-23-2008 at 11:31 PM
I use the Stubby 330 ml Belgian bottles to bottle all of my Big Belgian ales...
Posted in thread: Glass Carboy vs. Bottling Bucket vs Better Bottle on 01-23-2008 at 11:27 PM
I would say Go with Better Bottles simply because of the Racking arm option... makes
transferring brew a breeze. Things are nearly worth their weight in gold....
Posted in thread: LHBS bad attitude! on 01-22-2008 at 10:54 PM
... Since it's appears you haven't been given ideas for a grain to impart red color...Roasted
unmalted barley (AKA Black Roasted Barley). use a few Oz per 5 gallons.Otherwise a small amount