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Offline dannyj621

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belgian dubble
« on: January 12, 2010, 03:02:37 PM »
any recommendation's on what kind of yeast to use
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Re: belgian dubble
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2010, 03:07:28 PM »
Personally I really like WLP530. Ferments quick and violently - definitely need a blow-off tube for that one.

I also like the profile of WLP500.

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Re: belgian dubble
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2010, 03:12:02 PM »
I love WLP530 for my dubbel as well. Pitch around 64-66 and ferment in the high 60s, low 70s.
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Re: belgian dubble
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2010, 03:24:01 PM »
what is a blow off tube?
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Re: belgian dubble
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2010, 03:29:30 PM »
+3 for the Wyeast #3787/WLP530 for your Belgian-style Dubbel, but you may also want to consider Wyeast #1762/WLP540 if you're looking for a cleaner profile or the Wyeast #1214/WLP500 for the classic Chimay character.  ;)
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Re: belgian dubble
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2010, 08:24:09 PM »
what is a blow off tube?

Instead of just attaching a stopper with an airlock put a tube in to allow for overflow.  Something like this although I like to use a 1" tube:

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