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7/24/2015 10:27:19 AM

Ok, so Wild Jo isnít getting the best reviews but it was categorized in Wild/sour so I changed it to Belgian Ale to match where we put Orval. Seems like people were bitching that it wasnít sour which ...
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7/24/2015 10:22:52 AM

The former Orval brewmaster just brewed a collaboration with Duvel for the new expanded De Koninck line. Called Wild Jo I think. Heard it was supposed to be a paler Orval. Bottled with Brett.
7/24/2015 10:17:54 AM

No other guesses for 3711 though? Maybe they bought it from a bank in Belgium and nobody over there actually brews with it?
7/24/2015 1:54:26 AM

[quote]Originally posted by beastiefan2k [quote]Originally posted by SamGamgee Dupont was fermenting their beers up in the high 90s F when I was there, FWIW, [/quote] oh my. [/quot...
7/24/2015 1:52:40 AM

Recently brewed a batch of saison (no really, itís a saison, I think) with the Wallonian Farmhouse yeast from Yeast Bay, reputed to be from Fantome. Have yet to taste the result though.
7/24/2015 1:50:15 AM

[quote]Originally posted by joeneugs
Interesting. Do you think the origin of these strains is really important? You already mentioned how a lot of these strains probably mutate with the hi...
7/23/2015 11:09:59 PM

Also, Dupont centrifuges out their primary yeast strain before bottling, and then adds a different strain for bottle conditioning, so it would be very difficult or impossible to culture the primary ye...
7/23/2015 11:06:28 PM

The saison thread got me thinking about yeasts used to brew saison, so I thought I would put this out there.

Belgian banks have many strains of yeast that are not commercially available in...
Beer Talk
7/23/2015 12:56:26 AM

Could speed up oxidation in a significant way, but I would say that if other factors (mainly packaging) are so good that pumping during clarification leads to noticeable degradation in flavor ...
Beer Talk
7/23/2015 12:51:06 AM

I would say most US pilsners donít really fit the classic Czech or German molds, even if they claim to, thatís why a broader "pilsner" style is a good call. Summerfest fits that well.
Beer Talk
7/22/2015 10:18:47 AM

Heard a rumor from some respected brewers that things have changed recently under the new brewmaster and the beer is being made differently and that they donít like it nearly as much. One Belgian brew...
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