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Posted in thread: Boutique Yeast? Anyone heard of them, or how to contact them? on 07-11-2015 at 03:02 PM
I used some of his brett saison mix back in the March. Still aging, but turning out to be an
excellent beer. It's the same guy that runs Black Project Brewing. I see his posts on MTF and
he seems to b...
Posted in thread: Blending Wine and Sour Beer on 07-10-2015 at 02:37 PM
I have one going that is a sour brown that I added some cabernet must to. It's about six months
old and I'm still a little unsure of it. I'll hang on to it and see. It's around 12% ABV and
the pH has ...
Posted in thread: Anyone used RVA-263 (Fantome strain) yeast yet? on 07-09-2015 at 09:07 PM
If memory serves me, the Wyeast Biere de Garde strain is supposed to be the primary Fantome
strain too. Who knows what else goes in the beer, but it's definitely not a single species in
there when it'...
Posted in thread: Anyone fermenting sours in corny kegs? on 07-09-2015 at 05:49 PM
I secondary/bulk age all my sours in corny kegs. Just easier for me. I like the amount of space
they take up. I like that I can take samples without having to open up the vessel and allow
oxygen in. J...
Posted in thread: Non-Sacch organisms and Killer Wine Yeast on 02-10-2015 at 11:47 AM
Some more attenuation would be good because it's still a little too sweet for my tastes. If I
can get it down a between 1.010-1.005, I'll be happy. It's not that it was a bad beer before,
but rather i...
Posted in thread: Non-Sacch organisms and Killer Wine Yeast on 02-09-2015 at 05:19 PM
Thanks. I wasn't planning on it being done any time soon, but I always like to have a
contingency plan. I figured with the simple sugars from the grapes it would be droping a little
quicker, but you'r...
Posted in thread: Non-Sacch organisms and Killer Wine Yeast on 02-08-2015 at 06:20 PM
Last year I brewed a darker biere de garde that was fermented with WLP670 and Crooked Stave Hop
Savant dregs. Long story short, it never really developed to my liking. Not bad, but not
something I wan...
Posted in thread: Yeast Bay--offering some Brett blends on 01-13-2015 at 12:59 PM
the smell was akin to bad vegetablesThis is pretty much spot-on for the way mine smells. It
was an experiment, so I'm not real bummed if it doesn't work out, but ti would have been nice
to get two ba...
Posted in thread: Yeast Bay--offering some Brett blends on 01-12-2015 at 09:48 PM
I did a no-boil beer the other day from my second runnings. I ended up with a wort that was
around 1.031. I pitched a vial of Melange on Saturday. It's been at 69 since then. I just
checked up on it a...
Posted in thread: Barrel aging question on 11-14-2014 at 02:47 AM
The first one came out interesting. It was an experiment, so I had no idea what to expect. I
drank it all, but not sure if it was my thing. The second stout was great. I just bottled the
sour stout a ...