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Old 01-12-2013, 10:34 PM   #1
danielz1
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Jan 2013
Bloomington, Illinois
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My first Hi-gravity Belgian is in secondary. I'm weeks away from bottling, but want to know what I may need to do differently to bottle (and carbonate) a beer like this.
I have been kegging most beers lately. But, I expect to leave this on the shelf for special guests that can appreciate it.
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:53 PM   #2
looneybomber
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Feb 2012
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I've only had two beer not carb on me, and they were both high gravity that were secondaried. I guess too much yeast flocced out, or died. Now I don't hesitate and add rehydrated champagne yeast to the bottling bucket.
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Queue: King Tut ale, BIG barleywine, Desire mead, .
Fermenting:Denny Conn's vanilla porter
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Bottled: <1.060: AHS Aniv Wit, lemon wheat, Blonde rye.
<1.090: How Rye I Am, Rye wheat ale, spiced tripel, tripel w/orange, baltic porter, skeeter pee lime and lemon w/cranberry, Milk stout.
<1.110: Reverend clone, IIPA. Chocolate RIS, Bourbon Barrel Quad, chocolate RIS w/oak & whiskey
>1.110 OG: Double W (inspired) stout, Choco milk Czar, Mephistopheles (inspired) stout..

 
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