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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by wcturnedec » Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:56 pm

Brewed up a Brut IPA today, as usual thanks to Liverdance for the hookup on the yeast/enzyme (Fermentia HA-18)


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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by mumblecrunch » Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:18 pm

RossBee wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:34 pm
I do similar to you, pitch directly into wort during transfer into the fermenter. Transfer temp was 25C and a pitching rate at 70 g/hl (as indicated for the 1068 OG). I haven't had any issues with the M44, the yeast was going great guns the next morning and the fermenter temperature had come down to 20 to 21 C, without cooling just by sitting in a 19C room.
Thanks for the info. I see I posted about NG getting the Mangrove Jack's in November 2017. It's most likely that's when I bought it, so perhaps it's a little old? It may also be more sensitive to lower temps than US-05. Oh well, I'm guessing I'll still get beer, it might just taste a little longer ;)
wcturnedec wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:56 pm
Brewed up a Brut IPA today, as usual thanks to Liverdance for the hookup on the yeast/enzyme (Fermentia HA-18)
Curious to hear how this one turns out as I've got some of the HA-18 as well. I still haven't had a Brut IPA that doesn't have an enzyme character to it, but I don't believe any of them used the premixed yeast+enzyme. I do know that Fermentis' marketing bumf about HA-18 was more geared towards a quick turnaround and higher attenuation on bigger beers, so there's always that use for it if the Brut IPA thing doesn't work out.

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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by wcturnedec » Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:37 pm

mumblecrunch wrote:
Curious to hear how this one turns out as I've got some of the HA-18 as well. I still haven't had a Brut IPA that doesn't have an enzyme character to it, but I don't believe any of them used the premixed yeast+enzyme. I do know that Fermentis' marketing bumf about HA-18 was more geared towards a quick turnaround and higher attenuation on bigger beers, so there's always that use for it if the Brut IPA thing doesn't work out.
Ya it’s my first Brut IPA, and Liverdance has a bunch of HA-18 so I bummed some off him. Was thinking of maybe doing a Barleywine with it depending on how the attenuation works out for this IPA.



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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by RossBee » Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:53 am

mdentremont wrote:
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@rossbee Did you mean liters or did you brew over 400L this week?!
That would be gallons.

Spring brewing is done, bring on Summer.
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Post by mdentremont » Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:22 pm

Wow, you da man!

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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by RossBee » Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:06 pm

mdentremont wrote:
Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:22 pm
Wow, you da man!
Ran out of 2 row, had two days to spare, lol
Why brew beer I can buy?

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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by BrewG » Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:35 am

Whole coriander vs ground coriander? Going to brew a Wit Beer today. Has anyone used ground coriander from a spice jar? How much do I put in for a 5 gallon batch? The recipe calls for a ounce I’m guessing that’s whole coriander? I’ve googled around and some recipes say 5grams. Anyone have any experience with coriander?


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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by darciandjenn » Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:41 am

I would use whole coriander (and lightly crush it)... it'll taste fresher. I worry that with ground, possibly old, coriander that you would get more of a ham/celery flavour than the herbal spice note that you would want. You can pick up whole coriander cheaply at bulk barn. Just my 2 cents.

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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by BrewG » Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:47 am

Thanks for your 2c. I didn’t have your tip before I brewed. I used ground coriander from the spice jar. 5 grams worth. I can taste a subtle coriander flavour in the hydrometer sample. We will see after it’s fermented.


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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by wcturnedec » Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:30 pm

BrewG wrote:
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:47 am
Thanks for your 2c. I didn’t have your tip before I brewed. I used ground coriander from the spice jar. 5 grams worth. I can taste a subtle coriander flavour in the hydrometer sample. We will see after it’s fermented.


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I lightly crush whole coriander as well. If you can get Indian coriander go for that, super fruity and less of the "hot dog" flavour we get in the Mexican coriander.
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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by wcturnedec » Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:31 pm

Brewed up RIS yesterday.
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Fermenting:Horchata Stout, Barleywine II, Brut IPA, Dortmunder, RIS II
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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by ackes » Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:02 am

Old ale today


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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by McGruff » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:25 am

Mashing a Helles right now.

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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by Swine » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:31 am

Just fired up the ROBOBREW for a Milkshake IPA.
Yeast starter has been going for a couple of days now.

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Re: What's everyone brewing?

Post by Headgear Brewing » Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:37 pm

Brewed A Grolsch.

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