On tap:Old Wiener Alt
Bottled: Noble Wiener Weißbier, Deutscher Pilz
Primary: NB St. Paul Porter, Goose Island Urban Wheat Ale 312
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Wahoo wrote:That looks like a very solid recipe. I have only had THA maybe 6-8 times in my life but I thought it had a bit of a british yeast character. US-05 is close as far as fermentation profile goes?
bdaugherty wrote:a lot of people say 1272 is basically bells house yeast. but uso5 is so convientent and gets you close enough for my tastes anyways.
MullerBrau wrote:My thoughts exactly. I don't ever want to make a starter for 22 gallons. US-05 is my yeast of choice.bdaugherty wrote:a lot of people say 1272 is basically bells house yeast. but uso5 is so convientent and gets you close enough for my tastes anyways.
MullerBrau wrote:For OG<1.080, I use 4 packages. For OG>1.080, I use 6 packages.kenc_zymurgy wrote:How many US05 packs do you use for 22 Gallons?
MullerBrau wrote:My clone is as close as you can get IMHO. We have done many taste tests and I have made at least 150 gallons of it. The IBU's are about 50 but for best results, use late hopping techniques to achieve this bitterness. It takes more hops but is the secret to a wonderful clone. Here is the recipe. Scale to your batch size.
zwiller wrote:Greg, do you think using all cents is the key to the orange magic? Lately I've been hopstanding hard to hit IBU and no bitterness additions and think my hop character is a bit one dimensional. Conventional wisdom says the bitterness additions do not contribute to flavor but I suspect it may, at least with cents. I am long overdue to try an old school brew like your recipe. Curious, if you may have used some other hops before going all cents. Any thoughts appreciated. THA and Founders Centennial have to be in my top 10 beers. Love centennial.
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