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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #30 on: June 24, 2013, 06:08:23 PM »
Haven't been able to brew in a while and I am jonesing to. Good thing I have a saison, imperial IPA and bo pils on tap.  Maybe once NHC is over I'll get a chance to brew.
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What's brewing today?
« Reply #31 on: June 24, 2013, 07:26:44 PM »
Haven't been able to brew in a while and I am jonesing to. Good thing I have a saison, imperial IPA and bo pils on tap.  Maybe once NHC is over I'll get a chance to brew.

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Brewed 10 gallons of Saison the weekend before last, but it will be a few weeks before I can brew again, due in part to NHC duties.

Not complaining though. Looking forward to NHC this week. :)
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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #32 on: June 25, 2013, 04:34:41 AM »
Haven't been able to brew in a while and I am jonesing to. Good thing I have a saison, imperial IPA and bo pils on tap.  Maybe once NHC is over I'll get a chance to brew.

With you on that Dave.  I need a hoppy beer, bad.  IPA is next, may be after Independence Day weekend.  It's been a busy summer so far.
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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #33 on: June 25, 2013, 07:54:20 AM »
Too hot for brewing today, so I'll be getting a batch of strawberry mead going instead. My black currants were starting to ripen up last I checked, so some of them may end up in the mead as well.
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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #34 on: June 25, 2013, 08:06:30 AM »
Brewing a second go at a Nelson Sauvin Saison today. This time with WLP 565 instead of WY3724... I gotta get this one done a bit quicker than 4-5 weeks. It's for another homebrewers bachelorette party the first weekend in August. First rendition of this Saison kicked the keg in 14 days.
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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #35 on: June 25, 2013, 08:30:06 AM »
Brewing a second go at a Nelson Sauvin Saison today. This time with WLP 565 instead of WY3724... I gotta get this one done a bit quicker than 4-5 weeks. It's for another homebrewers bachelorette party the first weekend in August. First rendition of this Saison kicked the keg in 14 days.
I'm gonna do another version of the same this weekend, but this time as per Wyeast's response to you. Curious to see how quick it gets to FG at that temp. Never lasts long for me either !
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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #36 on: June 25, 2013, 12:40:37 PM »
Brewing a second go at a Nelson Sauvin Saison today. This time with WLP 565 instead of WY3724... I gotta get this one done a bit quicker than 4-5 weeks. It's for another homebrewers bachelorette party the first weekend in August. First rendition of this Saison kicked the keg in 14 days.

Amanda,
What is your hopping rate and schedule if you don't mind me asking.  Plan on doing a few saisons this summer and Nelson's are one of my favorite hops!
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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #37 on: June 25, 2013, 04:07:49 PM »
Friday I brewed 10 gallons of Helles/Kolsch:

OG 1.062 (kind of overshot that) :-[

13 lbs. Weyermann Bohemian pilsner malt
7 lbs. Global kolsch malt
1 lb. Best munich malt
1 lb. Weyermann wheat malt
4. oz. Weyermann acid malt

Mashed at 152°F for 90 min

2 oz. Hallertauer Mittelfrueh 60 min
1 oz. Hallertauer Mittelfrueh 30 min

Split the wort into 2 carboy fermentors, using two yeasts I have never used before: WY2575 Kolsch II and WY2352 Munich Lager II.  Both are fermenting nicely at 62° and 52°F, respectively.

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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #38 on: June 26, 2013, 05:24:38 AM »
I brewed a 7 hop APA on Tuesday and a Kolsch yesterday.  I'm now maxed out with 4 lagers in the chest freezer at 34F (still on the yeast), 2 ales under my bar at 65F and the Kolsch in my wife's commandeered wine cooler at 60F.   8)

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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #39 on: June 29, 2013, 11:13:41 AM »
Just started the boil on a NW Red.
5# MO
4# Washington 2 row
152 mash for 90 min
Steeped 3# Carared in sparge h2o

FWH 1 oz Centennial
15 min 2 oz Cascade

1056 at 65° for ~21 days till FG and no acetaldehyde detected

1 oz dry Willamette 4 days in keg
15Psi at 65° 7 days

So far not sure it will be as red as I want. Might add a few oz of chocolate next time
« Last Edit: June 29, 2013, 11:16:32 AM by klickitat jim »

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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #40 on: June 29, 2013, 01:15:18 PM »
just finished about an hour ago. Dam it's Hot in Idaho Falls, 100 degrees. Unheard of.

Recipe: Orange Bloosm Cream Ale
Brewer: Quattlebaum
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Style: Cream Ale
TYPE: All Grain
Taste: (30.0)

Recipe Specifications
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Boil Size: 8.60 gal
Post Boil Volume: 7.80 gal
Batch Size (fermenter): 5.50 gal   
Bottling Volume: 5.00 gal
Estimated OG: 1.048 SG
Estimated Color: 2.6 SRM
Estimated IBU: 17.8 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 102.3 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes


Ingredients:
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Amt                   Name                                     Type          #        %/IBU         
4 lbs 3.6 oz          Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)           Grain         1        45.2 %       
3 lbs 7.0 oz          Pilsner (2 Row) Ger (2.0 SRM)            Grain         2        36.8 %       
13.5 oz               Corn, Flaked (1.3 SRM)                   Grain         3        9.0 %         
1.35 oz               Hallertauer [4.30 %] - Boil 60.0 min     Hop           4        16.4 IBUs     
0.55 oz               Hallertauer [4.30 %] - Boil 5.0 min      Hop           5        1.3 IBUs     
1.0 pkg               Cream Ale Yeast Blend (White Labs #WLP08 Yeast         6        -             
13.5 oz               Orange Bloosm Honey (1.0 SRM)            Sugar         7        9.0 %         


Mash Schedule: (208) Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out, Fly
Total Grain Weight: 9 lbs 5.6 oz
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Name              Description                             Step Temperat Step Time     
Mash In           Add 4.01 gal of water at 159.9 F        150.0 F       60 min       

Sparge: Fly sparge with 5.80 gal water at 168.0 F
Notes: Tropic Bee Orange Blossom honey added .004 points when added at flame out. 1.048FG

Mash PH 5.46
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« Last Edit: June 29, 2013, 01:18:26 PM by quattlebaum »

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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #41 on: June 29, 2013, 04:48:03 PM »
Yup! Same here. Might have to call mine Heat Wave Red

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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #42 on: June 30, 2013, 06:07:15 AM »
We had cooler weather finally in the Midwest - I brewed a dark American wheat style beer with WLP 320 (1st time with that strain).
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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #43 on: June 30, 2013, 06:37:42 AM »
Friday I brewed a 1.070 OG saison, half of it will get a dose of Brett B.  Yesterday I brewed an ESB, today it will be an oatmeal or rye stout and some kind of hoppy wheat beer.  All are 10 gallon batches, but today I'll be brewing with a friend and we'll split the beer.
I'd really just rather be brewing in sunny Carlsbad New Mexico

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Re: What's brewing today?
« Reply #44 on: June 30, 2013, 01:01:18 PM »
Re-brewed a 1.055 Saison with WY3724, finished with Nelson. As 3724 is famous for stalling, I used the  recent Wyeast recommendation to pitch @ 90F and maintain it there to avoid the dreaded stall.  I'm curious to see what happens, since this is counterintuitive with most any strain. But it's a great strain when it gets to completion, and I hope this technique will make it easier to use. Will post the results.
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