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What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1575 on: November 27, 2016, 01:14:37 PM »
I brewed a Saison Noël

1.052 OG; 5 gal

-  5 lbs. Belgian Pilsner
-  3 lbs. German Vienna 
-  1 lbs. Torrefied Wheat

-  1 oz. UK Kent Goldings (60 min)
-  0.25 oz. Styrian Goldings + 0.25 oz. Saaz (10 min)
-  1 oz. Sweet Orange Peel (5 min)
-  0.75 oz. Styrian Goldings + 0.75 oz. Saaz (2 min)

- pitched Danstar Belle Saison at 1300. By 1800 I had airlock activity.


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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1576 on: November 27, 2016, 01:20:21 PM »
Bitter on deck for today.  Not sure if I'll do it with the LODO method or just normal. 

6.5lb Maris Otter
0.5lb Flaked Barley
0.5lb C40 (Simpsons)
3.5oz Amber
3.5oz Victory
1.5oz C120 (Simpsons)

1oz Aurora Styrian @ 40m
1oz EKG @ flameout
0.5oz EKG @ dryhop

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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1577 on: November 27, 2016, 10:52:53 PM »
Bitter on deck for today.  Not sure if I'll do it with the LODO method or just normal. 

6.5lb Maris Otter
0.5lb Flaked Barley
0.5lb C40 (Simpsons)
3.5oz Amber
3.5oz Victory
1.5oz C120 (Simpsons)

1oz Aurora Styrian @ 40m
1oz EKG @ flameout
0.5oz EKG @ dryhop

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Sounds tasty Nate!

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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1578 on: December 02, 2016, 05:16:20 PM »
I have an APA planned for tomorrow morning.  I'm going to deviate from my usual APA grain bill and try something new.

2-row (85%)
Crystal 15 (8.5%)
White wheat malt (6.5%)

Bitter with Magnum, finish with Citra and Amarillo

Two packs of Wyeast 1272

This will be a low oxygen batch so I'm going to skip the dry hops.

It seemed really appealing when I was ordering ingredients two weeks ago, but with the sudden change of weather I kind of wish I'd planned an oatmeal stout instead.  Hopefully, I'll be able to squeeze in one more batch before the end of the year.
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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1579 on: December 02, 2016, 05:20:01 PM »
Today I have my 3rd brew session in 4 weeks which is unheard of for me as I usually brew every 3 weeks.

Schwarzish Black Lager
On Tap/Bottled: Maibock, Spiced Copper, Iliff IPA, G Pils

Fermenting: American Strong w/Cherry
Up Next: Red Rye, Dunkel

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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1580 on: December 02, 2016, 05:25:22 PM »
I am brewing a Schwarzbier:

50/50 malt blend 66%
20% light munich
3% caramunich II
1% carafaII
4oz sinamar added at boil

17ibu at 60 min
4ibu at 45 min

2206

21ibu
1.052og

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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1581 on: December 02, 2016, 05:36:15 PM »
Nice. I'm due for a schwarzbier also. Brewing Vienna lager this weekend though.
32% Vienna
32% Munich
32% Barke Pils
3% Carahell
1% Carafa III
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Think it's around 23 IBU, OG 1.053

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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1582 on: December 02, 2016, 05:56:02 PM »
Nice. I'm due for a schwarzbier also. Brewing Vienna lager this weekend though.
32% Vienna
32% Munich
32% Barke Pils
3% Carahell
1% Carafa III
wlp833

Think it's around 23 IBU, OG 1.053

Looks real nice!
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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1583 on: December 02, 2016, 06:50:58 PM »
Nice. I'm due for a schwarzbier also. Brewing Vienna lager this weekend though.
32% Vienna
32% Munich
32% Barke Pils
3% Carahell
1% Carafa III
wlp833

Think it's around 23 IBU, OG 1.053

Looks real nice!
Thanks, I'm really hoping the carafa III doesn't come through too much. Planning to add it at the end of the mash, or halfway through when I add step infusion water. Low oxygen is messing with me. It was easier before when it was ignorance is bliss.

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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1584 on: December 02, 2016, 07:40:34 PM »
I have a schwarzbier fermenting that was brewed last weekend.  And a double IPA dry hopping with Calypso and
Azacca, very fruity.  BVIP is soon.  I brew it at least once every year, awesome winter brew.
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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1585 on: December 02, 2016, 07:42:52 PM »
Thanks, I'm really hoping the carafa III doesn't come through too much. Planning to add it at the end of the mash, or halfway through when I add step infusion water. Low oxygen is messing with me. It was easier before when it was ignorance is bliss.


I'm curious to hear how that carafa III comes out here, Jesse. Yeah, the color adjustments still have me scratching my head. I'm probably headed to Sinamar for that in low O2 beers unless I hear that these small additions can work. Yeah, kinda changes the ballgame, huh?

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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1586 on: December 02, 2016, 07:44:48 PM »
Thanks, I'm really hoping the carafa III doesn't come through too much. Planning to add it at the end of the mash, or halfway through when I add step infusion water. Low oxygen is messing with me. It was easier before when it was ignorance is bliss.


I'm curious to hear how that carafa III comes out here, Jesse. Yeah, the color adjustments still have me scratching my head. I'm probably headed to Sinamar for that in low O2 beers unless I hear that these small additions can work. Yeah, kinda changes the ballgame, huh?


Definitely does change things. I'm either going to quit brewing dark beers since I don't drink them much anyway or get some sinamar, which isn't available everywhere. I'm thinking adding at mashout or before running off should work fine as a temporary fix though.

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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1587 on: December 02, 2016, 07:48:27 PM »
Thanks, I'm really hoping the carafa III doesn't come through too much. Planning to add it at the end of the mash, or halfway through when I add step infusion water. Low oxygen is messing with me. It was easier before when it was ignorance is bliss.


I'm curious to hear how that carafa III comes out here, Jesse. Yeah, the color adjustments still have me scratching my head. I'm probably headed to Sinamar for that in low O2 beers unless I hear that these small additions can work. Yeah, kinda changes the ballgame, huh?


Definitely does change things. I'm either going to quit brewing dark beers since I don't drink them much anyway or get some sinamar, which isn't available everywhere. I'm thinking adding at mashout or before running off should work fine as a temporary fix though.

I add my color adjustments during the first sparge.  Haven't had any issues with flavor influence.  I try not to worry too much about it.
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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1588 on: December 02, 2016, 07:52:41 PM »
Thanks, I'm really hoping the carafa III doesn't come through too much. Planning to add it at the end of the mash, or halfway through when I add step infusion water. Low oxygen is messing with me. It was easier before when it was ignorance is bliss.


I'm curious to hear how that carafa III comes out here, Jesse. Yeah, the color adjustments still have me scratching my head. I'm probably headed to Sinamar for that in low O2 beers unless I hear that these small additions can work. Yeah, kinda changes the ballgame, huh?


Definitely does change things. I'm either going to quit brewing dark beers since I don't drink them much anyway or get some sinamar, which isn't available everywhere. I'm thinking adding at mashout or before running off should work fine as a temporary fix though.

Yeah, hopefully so. Honestly I'm wondering if brewing porter and stout (or any roasty beer) non-lodostyle  is the way to go. If the roast is amplified that much in malts like midnight wheat and carafa in lodo, then I can't see how to make a roasty stout work otherwise. Roasted malts are high in antioxidants. Maybe it's the answer for dark, roasty beers.
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Re: What's Brewing this Weekend? 01/18/2014
« Reply #1589 on: December 02, 2016, 08:04:50 PM »
Thanks, I'm really hoping the carafa III doesn't come through too much. Planning to add it at the end of the mash, or halfway through when I add step infusion water. Low oxygen is messing with me. It was easier before when it was ignorance is bliss.


I'm curious to hear how that carafa III comes out here, Jesse. Yeah, the color adjustments still have me scratching my head. I'm probably headed to Sinamar for that in low O2 beers unless I hear that these small additions can work. Yeah, kinda changes the ballgame, huh?


Definitely does change things. I'm either going to quit brewing dark beers since I don't drink them much anyway or get some sinamar, which isn't available everywhere. I'm thinking adding at mashout or before running off should work fine as a temporary fix though.

Yeah, hopefully so. Honestly I'm wondering if brewing porter and stout (or any roasty beer) non-lodostyle  is the way to go. If the roast is amplified that much in malts like midnight wheat and carafa in lodo, then I can't see how to make a roasty stout work otherwise. Roasted malts are high in antioxidants. Maybe it's the answer for dark, roasty beers.

I think it wold be interesting to compare dark beers brewed LODO to the more traditional home brewing methods.  Myself, I don't need to add angst to my brew day.  Kind of defeats the purpose.
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