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  1. Wicked_ferment

    NE IPA with Belgian Trappist yeast

    I recently embarked on an adventure to design a series of NE IPA recipes using different ale yeasts (e.g. English, Kviek, Saison, Hefe, Trappist..). I want to have each beer target a unique SRM and fruit flavor to match. In the case of Trappist, I want a darker beer, near black, color with lots...
  2. D

    The Illustrated Brewer - Trappist Brewing

    A beer brewed with love is drunk reasonably. A motto among the devoted monks who produce some of the most sought after and unique tasting beer in the world. Of course, Im speaking of the Trappist monks who create those delectable beers we love. Monks admiring beer is a common subject among...
  3. J

    Favorite Belgian Ale Recipe

    Nearly 2 years ago, I fell in love with Belgian and Belgian inspired ales and started a quest to brew a beer I felt tasted and smelled like the beers which I loved. I've had some limited relative success. Please share your favorite Belgian ale recipe or that which you feel best exemplifies this...
  4. Gregory T

    Kegging Trappists carbonation settings

    I kegged my first beer recently after years of bottling. I typically carb my Belgians to approximately 3.25. I’m curious what settings people are using to carbonate their Belgians in kegs? Also, do you serve at the same pressure? At 40°F my pressure would be at 20psi. Which seems high for...
  5. Gregory T

    BIAB and Water PH

    I have a PH question on BIAB. I brew mostly blonde beers and PH seems to be a challenge with BIAB. I use brewers friend. A recipe with 9 lb German - Extra Pale Premium Pilsner Malt 1 lb German - Vienna 0.5 lb Belgian - Biscuit 0.25 lb German - Melanoidin 1 lb Belgian Candi...
  6. Gregory T

    All things Trappist

    I am looking for info on how others brew Trappists and their results @RPIScotty
  7. RedFlagBrewing

    My Journey to Belgium to Buy Westvleteren

    I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this in or not, but f*ck it here goes! Recently my wife and I had the pleasure of purchasing some Westvleteren 12 and Blonde while on vacation in Belgium, so I thought I would share my experience. Perhaps this will be useful for you if you ever...