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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-06-2013, 02:47 AM
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Posted By LeSinge
I should have been more clear: I use it for late...

I should have been more clear: I use it for late additions, in combination with other hops.
I found success using it in place of Amarillo (at about 75% ratio: 1oz Amarillo=.75oz HBC) especially with...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-05-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By LeSinge
I've found that it works well when combined with...

I've found that it works well when combined with Chinook and/or Simcoe...almost as an Amarillo substitute...
I've been using it that way for my FW Union Jack and Double Jack clones with good results.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-05-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By LeSinge
I shared a few bottles of this brew with...

I shared a few bottles of this brew with friends...
Blind tasting notes for finished Durian DunkelWit:

'Subtle yet distinct durian flavor...if you know what it is...'(he was the only one who saw...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-22-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By LeSinge
Talk to Jeremy King at Northern Brewer, he's the...

Talk to Jeremy King at Northern Brewer, he's the one who isolated that yeast.
He told me that it is actually a fairly versatile strain that has some different characteristics depending on how it's...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-12-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By LeSinge
Primary is done, thinking about adding two more...

Primary is done, thinking about adding two more Durian Pods to secondary but not sure...I may split the batch at this point.
Tastes like a creamy and spicy dunkelweisse but still has a little...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-01-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By LeSinge
I understand, I just copy/pasted one of my trials...

I understand, I just copy/pasted one of my trials as an example...
If you can, do make two batches, using a known hop (like Cascade) for a 'control' to better understand the hop you're testing...the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-30-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By LeSinge
I like to use a simple APA mash (or Tasty's APA),...

I like to use a simple APA mash (or Tasty's APA), and split the batch into single-hop boils using Cascade as the 'control batch'. I use the same ounce amounts for 20 minute and later additions...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-24-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By LeSinge
Chu Hai, on Appleton just N of Capital...they...

Chu Hai, on Appleton just N of Capital...they also have live Blue Crab year-round it seems
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-24-2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By LeSinge
sa wat dee! The 'creamy feel' of the Durian...

sa wat dee!

The 'creamy feel' of the Durian has seemed to survive the boil as a custard-like flavor and mouthfeel similar to banana...and there did not appear to be any 'oil slick'. I think the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-23-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By LeSinge
How about a mild dry hop addition, then a long...

How about a mild dry hop addition, then a long age in carboy...
Then you can have another, fresher dry hop addition two weeks before bottling!

(inspired by Mitch Steele's IPA book - it's how they...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-23-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By LeSinge
now cooling down...and there's a strange...

now cooling down...and there's a strange chemical/medicinal flavor present in a low but noticeable level, I sure hope that goes away!
Otherwise, no 'vomit/dirty sock' elements, just custard/banana...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-23-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By LeSinge
Durian for the mash, notice how it broke down...

Durian for the mash, notice how it broke down during the mash
and yes, I got a stuck mash, a very Stinky stuck mash

Now 1/2 hour into the boil the smell has taken on a more buttery, banana, spice...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-23-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By LeSinge
got my recipe adjusted, decided to add some...

got my recipe adjusted, decided to add some darker malts for a kinda 'DunkelWit'
... currently halfway through the smelliest mash EVER!

DURIAN DUNKEL WIT

6# Wheat Malt
3# 2-Row
3# Pilsner...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-21-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By LeSinge
Durian Wit???

ok, I have all the grains/hops/yeast for BCS Witbier recipe ready already...then I received a Durian...
What to do, what to do?
should I add the durian to the mash and then go a little higher on...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-19-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,612
Posted By LeSinge
Yes, the Bruery Trade Winds has Thai Basil in it,...

Yes, the Bruery Trade Winds has Thai Basil in it, I use 2/3 Thai Basil and 1/3 Globe Basil for mine, added in whirlpool and then a little more as dryhop.

I add Lemongrass and Ginger with the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-18-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,612
Posted By LeSinge
If need be, you can 're-enforce' the Basil &...

If need be, you can 're-enforce' the Basil & Lemongrass flavors by adding them to the bottling sugar after fermentation. I do this for my Bruery Trade Winds Tripel clone and the freshness is...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-08-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By LeSinge
Farmhouse Brewing Supply ...

Farmhouse Brewing Supply

http://www.farmhousebrewingsupply.com/scripts/prodList.asp?idCategory=20

1# and 4oz bags back in stock next week
Forum: Hops Growing 10-06-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,079
Posted By LeSinge
Great Post!!! I also LOVE saving money at the...

Great Post!!!
I also LOVE saving money at the expense of time/effort/companionship whenever the 'need' arises!


(it's like tripping on your own shadow...)
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 09-24-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By LeSinge
Thanks, guess I'll have to kill & blend...

Thanks, guess I'll have to kill & blend then...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-21-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By LeSinge
Let's see those barrel stands

I just got a 5 Gal Rum Barrel for aging beers, and eventually for Real Ale tapping, and would love to see all the cool DIY stands/set-ups for your barrel rigs!
I currently have the sad-sack "2x4...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-15-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 936
Posted By LeSinge
What's the deal with all the new High-Alpha hops...

What's the deal with all the new High-Alpha hops coming out of Germany? They've not had any history of High-Alpha until just recently, what has changed?
Forum: Hops Growing 09-14-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By LeSinge
Don't be afraid to try hops in your food. I break...

Don't be afraid to try hops in your food. I break up fresh hops and put them in salads occasionally for a little extra 'bite' of flavor, and the new hop shoots in the spring (and after harvest if you...
Forum: Hops Growing 08-27-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,226
Posted By LeSinge
Oh sure, they may be harmful to dogs, but what...

Oh sure, they may be harmful to dogs, but what dog is gonna jump that high - or tear down the bines - to get to something that's not meat? Give your dog a whiff of a bag of pellets and see just how...
Forum: Hops Growing 08-14-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,775
Posted By LeSinge
kinda like how 'Johnny Appleseed' spread apple...

kinda like how 'Johnny Appleseed' spread apple trees throughout the countryside, and the harvest was mostly cider?
LOVE IT!
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 08-13-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By LeSinge
Lambic + Crystal 40 will it eat it?

Got a Kriek Lambic with a little more aceto/lacto sharpness than I would like.
I was thinking of dosing it with a strong Crystal 40 wort to give it some sweetness and backbone to balance the...
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