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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients Yesterday, 05:58 PM
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Posted By bolus14
How important do you feel the Golden Promise is?...

How important do you feel the Golden Promise is? I'm not sure if LHBS carries it or not. I'll have to order the El Dorado online becasue I know LHBS can't get them, so I may just add the grain to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-15-2014, 08:48 PM
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Posted By bolus14
I have made 7 or 8 different belgians; saisons,...

I have made 7 or 8 different belgians; saisons, dubbels, tripels, and blondes. All with some slightly different carb levels but right around 3, some a touch below around 2.8 and some a little above...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-15-2014, 08:32 PM
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Posted By bolus14
I agree. Saison yeasts have a strong aroma and...

I agree. Saison yeasts have a strong aroma and taste so in this style it's tough to distinguish hop flavors. If you don't mind sharing your recipe for the APA I would like to give it a shot, I'd...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-15-2014, 03:41 PM
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Posted By bolus14
I'l post a pic or two in the next day or two but...

I'l post a pic or two in the next day or two but wanted to update since I've started putting these into my rotation. Came out pretty good. The Saison spiciness is still very prevalent along with...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-15-2014, 03:27 PM
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Posted By bolus14
I have made a couple Saisons and outside of ferm...

I have made a couple Saisons and outside of ferm temp and carb level another important aspect, if you're doing all grain, is the mash temp. You want it to be dry so you want to mash lower.
I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-12-2014, 04:36 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Going to make it more difficult. Would have been...

Going to make it more difficult. Would have been better to transfer to secondary and dry hop there and wash the yeast from the primary.
Forum: American Ale 04-09-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 140,333
Posted By bolus14
Sorry for another question... The OP shows...

Sorry for another question...

The OP shows 44IBU's with 8.5% Amarillo and 13% Simcoe. When I plug that into BrewMate I'm coming up with 54IBU's and when I put it into the calculator on...
Forum: American Ale 04-09-2014, 01:38 PM
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Posted By bolus14
I think I'm going to run with the OP recipe,...

I think I'm going to run with the OP recipe, unless it's been modified somewhere in the post, I've been through about half of the complete post. I think I'm going to use victory instead of toasting...
Forum: American Ale 04-09-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 140,333
Posted By bolus14
I think I'm going to run with the OP recipe,...

I think I'm going to run with the OP recipe, unless it's been modified somewhere in the post, I've been through about half of the complete post. I think I'm going to use victory instead of toasting...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-09-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By bolus14
Ok, that's kind of what I've been looking for. I...

Ok, that's kind of what I've been looking for. I know everybody's taste is different and some may perceive more orange and some more get more grapefruit. I just didn't want it to be as strong as...
Forum: American Ale 04-08-2014, 11:30 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Or possibly Sorachi Ace for some lemon influence?

Or possibly Sorachi Ace for some lemon influence?
Forum: American Ale 04-08-2014, 11:19 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Many are saying that this has a very prominent...

Many are saying that this has a very prominent grapefruit taste. Is that from the Simcoe or Amarillo? I have 3oz of Amarillo to use up and this fits the bill, but grapefruit isn't what I'm looking...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-08-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By bolus14
That recipe looks good. Many say that grapefruit...

That recipe looks good. Many say that grapefruit comes across a lot which I would prefer to avoid. Is that coming more from the Simco or the Amarillo. I can of course ask in that forum too.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-07-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 51,190
Posted By bolus14
Split might be a good way to go, from the reviews...

Split might be a good way to go, from the reviews I don't think it'll turn out bad either way...just different. Thanks for the input on the yeast, sounds good to me.

I just read back a few pages...
Forum: Stout 04-07-2014, 08:51 PM
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Posted By bolus14
Looking for some help identifying some...

Looking for some help identifying some inconsistency bottle to bottle. I've had 15 bottles so far from my batch of this and some are very much like others describe. They have some caramel sweetness...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-07-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 51,190
Posted By bolus14
Any thoughts on using Rum instead of bourbon. I...

Any thoughts on using Rum instead of bourbon. I don't mind bourbon, but seems like most are trying to mainly get some vanilla from the bourbon. Captain Private Stock gives a smooth vanilla taste that...
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 04-07-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 354
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Posted By bolus14
I think 2 weeks will be plenty. Its like most...

I think 2 weeks will be plenty. Its like most Belgians though, it'll get better and better the longer you age it. I have a couple bottles left from last year when I made it and just had one last...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-07-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By bolus14
Meant for this to go into the recipe forum. If it...

Meant for this to go into the recipe forum. If it could be moved that would be great, I think it's a better fit there.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-07-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By bolus14
What to do with 3oz of Amarillo Hops

I have 3 oz of Amarillo hops that I want to use for a summer beer, may be my last "warm weather" brew before I start switching towards getting fall/winter beers going. Since getting the hops I've...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-03-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,834
Posted By bolus14
I just used this strain for an American Wheat and...

I just used this strain for an American Wheat and at the 48 hour mark there were no signs of fermentation. I was a little worried because I didn't build a starter and the packet was close the...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 04-03-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 43,718
Posted By bolus14
Checked on this a couple days ago, about 48 hours...

Checked on this a couple days ago, about 48 hours after pitching the yeast and there were no signs of fermentation, I was a little worried. Checked this AM and there's some krausen on time so looks...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 03-30-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 43,718
Posted By bolus14
Brewed today. I modified the 2row amount for my...

Brewed today. I modified the 2row amount for my efficiency and to lower the ABV. I wanted to end with a 4% beer so I figured to hit 1.040 and got exactly that, now hopefully it goes down to 1.010...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 03-29-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 43,718
Posted By bolus14
Picked everything up just a bit ago, and decided...

Picked everything up just a bit ago, and decided to gobwith 2oz of dried sweet orange peel. Had to sub Tettnang due to stock.
Store had Denny Favorite in stock so I'm going to pitch right from...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 03-29-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 43,718
Posted By bolus14
Hoping to pick up ingredients today and brew...

Hoping to pick up ingredients today and brew tonight or tomorrow morning. I'm hoping LHBS has Denny's Favorite, since I would like to use it in a couple other brews, a porter and a stout, but if not...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-28-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,094
Posted By bolus14
Tried one last night after only 4 days in the...

Tried one last night after only 4 days in the bottle. Strong saison funk in the smell. A little thick for being at 1.003. Might be too sweet for some people. Actually reminded me of Lagunitas Lil...
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