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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-12-2014, 09:05 PM
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Posted By JLW
Man that sounds good. Heaps of those hops as late...

Man that sounds good. Heaps of those hops as late additions would be awesome.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-12-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By JLW
Option two is sounding more and more like the...

Option two is sounding more and more like the correct way to go.

Any thoughts on top end temp for this yeast? On the White Labs site I seem to see 85* a lot and that sounds about right for my...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-12-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By JLW
WLP565 Belgian Saison I yeast - Questions

I prefer Wyeast 3711, that being said my LHBS didn't have any in stock when I purchased my ingredients.

I was doing some research on temp and it seems WLP565 likes the hotter temps and maybe needs...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-25-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,944
Posted By JLW
@unionrdr good call on the ferm temps. I've read...

@unionrdr good call on the ferm temps. I've read to start should be low maybe around 62 and then let it slowly rise to that 65-69 range. To be completely honest, I have no idea what this fermented at.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-23-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,944
Posted By JLW
This actually makes sense. If Abe Lincoln can be...

This actually makes sense. If Abe Lincoln can be a vampire slayer the ol George was maybe a zombie killer.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-22-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By JLW
Yes. I made the recipe and it turned very well....

Yes. I made the recipe and it turned very well. Here are some thoughts on changes I will make next time I brew.

I went back and looked at the recipe and I would't change the grainbill or the hops....
Forum: India Pale Ale 01-14-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 48,511
Posted By JLW
@brrman Over the weekend I had a beer by...

@brrman Over the weekend I had a beer by Firestone Walker - Wookie Jack whcih is a black ipa with rye. it was fantastic. My next version of this will include a bit of rye just to get that little bit...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-05-2012, 01:26 PM
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Posted By JLW
One thing to keep in mind is this yeast will put...

One thing to keep in mind is this yeast will put off a lot of the saison funk and flavors at higher temps. I'm sure what you will get at these lower temps. I know people that have fermented tat 90+...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-05-2012, 01:23 PM
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Views: 114,139
Posted By JLW
Don't be surprised if you go below 1.008, As...

Don't be surprised if you go below 1.008, As others have mentioned this yeast will do what this yeast will do which is dry way out. Both times I have used this yeast I hit 1.001
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-02-2012, 04:54 PM
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Posted By JLW
Normal fermentation.

Normal fermentation.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-01-2012, 08:57 PM
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Views: 2,528
Posted By JLW
I have done both. I used to dump it all in then I...

I have done both. I used to dump it all in then I started reading about how to improve the final product by whilpooling and siphoning the beer into the fermentor. I have been using this technique for...
Forum: India Pale Ale 11-30-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 166,576
Posted By JLW
I think it will be good.

I think it will be good.
Forum: India Pale Ale 11-29-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 48,511
Posted By JLW
I make starters for most of my beers without a...

I make starters for most of my beers without a stir plate. I just give it a good swirl when ever I walk by it in the kitchen. It's not as efficient as a stir plate but I always get really fast starts...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-29-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By JLW
I've been experimenting with longer batch sparges...

I've been experimenting with longer batch sparges to get higher efficiency. With two ten min sparges I was around the 70% range and with the extended sparges I am 80% range. I also started stirring...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-29-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By JLW
I batch sparge and do two 20 min sparges and I...

I batch sparge and do two 20 min sparges and I would imagine that the total sparge time heating water, vourlofing, draining, etc total time of 60 min. I have not noticed any adverse effects. Also I...
Forum: India Pale Ale 11-29-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 166,576
Posted By JLW
Two primary way's 1. More mouth feel and a...

Two primary way's

1. More mouth feel and a little less dry
2. Slighly less abv.

The lower the mash temp say up to around 150* will produce smaller more fermentable sugars.

The higher the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-25-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By JLW
Continued to tweak the recipe. Here is the...

Continued to tweak the recipe. Here is the latest..

Recipe Specifications
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Boil Size: 7.54 gal
Post Boil Volume: 5.72 gal
Batch Size (fermenter): 5.00 gal ...
Forum: India Pale Ale 11-24-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 48,511
Posted By JLW
Yeah this beer will blowoff big time. Also...

Yeah this beer will blowoff big time.

Also I have always mashed all of the grain for the full 60 min.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-24-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By JLW
Help me build my 2013 Christmas RIS

The week between Christmas and New Years I will brew my Christmas beer for 2013. I would be interested in feedback and suggestions. The base recipe I have brewed before and it turned out very good....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-03-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By JLW
With that FWH additon you will get plenty of...

With that FWH additon you will get plenty of bitterness. Agree with hoppymonkey more flavor additions are always good.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-03-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,137
Posted By JLW
delete

delete
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-03-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,137
Posted By JLW
In addition to this information I would like to...

In addition to this information I would like to know what testing samples taste like.
Forum: Extract Brewing 11-02-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,705
Posted By JLW
Once fermentation slows and the risk of blow off...

Once fermentation slows and the risk of blow off is gone you can remove the tube and replace with a airlock.
Forum: India Pale Ale 10-31-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 48,511
Posted By JLW
I think I am going to do this real soon.

I think I am going to do this real soon.
Forum: India Pale Ale 10-31-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 48,511
Posted By JLW
I wonder what this would taste like with alittle...

I wonder what this would taste like with alittle rye in it?
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