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You've got some good points there Nosy, I should have pointed out to the OP that I whirlpool and have a filter on the pump so the wort going to...
If you use gelatin 24 to 48 hours before bottling you will have crystal clear beer but it does take longer to carbonate.
Here's what I...
Yeah, it's a great beer, and Matt Houghton is a real good bloke and only too happy to discuss brewing techniques and give advice.
My local brewery Boatrocker is doing a lot of sours and wild fermentations using a coolship, also barrel aged stouts.
One that i particularly...
The glasses can be discounted as they are perfectly good with other beers and have never seen detergent. I'll look into the diacetyl ,although I...
I'm kegging and any leftover I put in Grolsch swing tops.
I keg so that's not a problem. Here is the recipe for my Belgian Double Blonde:
6.5kg Belgian Pilsner Malt
270g German Dark Wheat Malt
Thanks for that, maybe I'll try a step mash and a little more carbonation, I've been at about 3 volumes. I'm just trying to figure out why it only...
The last couple of Belgians I've brewed, a Chimay Red and a Strong Blonde Ale have been great beers but pour with a decent head that subsides...
Yep, I use the same thing to avoid any splashing.
I do exactly the same as you and have never had a problem, I've thought about hitting the keg with CO2 first..................but if it ain't...
It's a beast!
In an APA for example do you find that you have to cut down on the aroma hops or is the citrus character of the yeast not that overpowering?
Sounds good, I reckon you're on the right track keeping it simple so you can see what the yeast produces.
Very exciting! What are you going to brew with it?
Where did you buy it?
It's happened to me a couple of times and the beers were good. I just sprayed a bit of Starsan before attaching the blowoff tube.
It should be fine. I now use a blow off tube all of the time, it saves the clean up hassle. Definitely don't toss it !