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Old 05-09-2009, 02:21 AM   #31
Sep 2008
Lafayette, CO
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Originally Posted by Kungpaodog View Post
Well, I just screwed up and pitched the wrong starter into my simple blonde recipe about a half hour ago. If I can remember to do a write up when it is ready in a couple of months, I'll let you know how blonde made with WLP400 (Belgian Wit Yeast) tastes.
I am serving this batch of "Belgian Blonde" tomorrow at a party, and the taster I just had was great! It is a bit malty with a low bitterness, and the WLP400 adds a slightly tart note to the beer. I was aiming for a good, inoffensive, mellow beer that anyone who comes to the party can enjoy (read: sorta like BMC but actually good), and this beer exceeded all expectations.

Not to blow my own horn, but with each new style I try my homebrew keeps getting better and better!
Kelpie Home Brewery, Lafayette Colorado
Primary: Creek Dog Stout x2, Two Dogs IPA, Grinning Kelpie Wheat
Secondary: empty :(
In Bottles: Belgian Wheat

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Old 05-09-2009, 07:14 PM   #32
Jan 2009
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I'm making a belgian tripelish tonight

3 lbs. uk pilsner
2 lbs.vienna
.5 lbs belgian aromatic
.5 lbs. caramunich
! lbs. light candy sugar
1 oz. hallertau @60
1 oz. fuggles @ 15
2 lbs. light LME @ 15

and pitching it on My chimay blue clone's wyeast 3787 cake.
Should be interesting.

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Old 05-09-2009, 08:43 PM   #33
Aug 2008
Colorado Springs, CO
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Originally Posted by Donthoseme View Post
I'VE DONE THIS!! It's my DAWN OF THE DEAD ALE!!!! I used an IPA grain bill with 1# of sugar and 1214 to give it a toasty hoppy IPA with a fuity bready belgian kick. It's my favorite beer i've brewed so far.

I'm interested in this beer. What is the receipe?

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Old 05-13-2009, 04:13 AM   #34
Jan 2007
Anchorage, AK
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http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f69/dawn...an-ipa-105185/ There she is
Zombie Brewing Co.

UNDEAD Dunkelweise
Baby Bryce Barleywine
1st Anniversary Ale (Imperial Porter)
Night of The Living Dead Ale (belgian porter) (DECEASED)
Dawn of The Dead Ale (Belgial IPA)(DECEASED)
The Omega Ale (Quad)(DECEASED)

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Old 05-13-2009, 11:10 AM   #35
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Apr 2008
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I decided to sacrifice my 3rd generation wlp570 golden strong ale yesterday, it's already takin a good whipping. Got a 5 gallon batch of belgian golden strong lemonade going.

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Old 05-13-2009, 04:41 PM   #36
May 2008
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Just a few popular Belgian IPA's... Piraat, Houblan Chouffe, Urthel Hop It

Comprehensive listing HERE

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Old 05-25-2009, 03:58 AM   #37
Aug 2008
Colorado Springs, CO
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Originally Posted by Donthoseme View Post

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Old 05-25-2009, 04:21 AM   #38
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This is the best thread EVAH!!!!!!!

Belgian yeasts fascinate me...they have amazing character. So pushing those amazingly flavorful yeasty beasties to their full potential is uber cool.
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Old 05-25-2009, 02:10 PM   #39
May 2009
Denver, CO
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I just brewed a Belgian IPA yesterday:

67% Pils
14% Wheat Malt
5% Biscuit Malt
5% Honey Malt
9% Sucrose

Simcoe @ FWH, Amarillo at 30, 20, and 10 min. Will dry hop with Simcoe, Amarillo

OG = 1061
BU:GU = 0.77

I pitched @ 62F to drive a more earthy profile vs. fruit. Can't wait to taste this one...
Brew Like a Monk.....ey

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Old 05-26-2009, 12:22 PM   #40
Mar 2009
Woodstock, Ga
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FWIW Midwest is offering a belgium IPA ....

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