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Posted in thread: Solera on 01-27-2014 at 10:25 PM
... I have rubber bungs in with airlocks and also am wondering if I should use an oak dowel.I
made my dowel with this stopper. got a 1 inch oak dowel, cut out the top of this bung, sealed
the bung t...
Posted in thread: Solera on 12-13-2013 at 12:59 AM
I set one up kind of by accident. I was aging 3 glass carboys with lambic and brett strains and
got busy and they ended up 4.5 yrs old. I did not notice a difference between the brett with
the oak dow...
Posted in thread: Duvel Clone on 07-08-2009 at 09:01 AM
Hmm, all I've ever heard / experienced is that basically all quality extract yields the exact
same amount of fermentables per gallon, in about 44 OG points per pound in one gallon of water.
Posted in thread: "continuously" fermenting Brett beer? on 06-24-2009 at 08:55 AM
I do something similar with carboys and my conical. I have different blends of Sacc and Brett
strains that I use continuously. When I brew, I bottle, and pour the fresh beer on top of the
Posted in thread: Wine soaked Oak on 06-24-2009 at 08:30 AM
MY first thought is keep it clean and minimize the wine getting into your brew. My second
thought is that you are not going to get much "oak" flavor from used chips...Good luck.
Posted in thread: Any commercial suggestions for a noob? on 06-24-2009 at 08:20 AM
I recommend Orval. Its a trappist with wild Brettanomyces yeast. Basically a very bitter pale
ale with incredible yeast flavor.Big fan of the Lindemans Cuvee Rene and glad to see it getting
such good ...
Posted in thread: Help choosing first wort chiller. on 06-24-2009 at 08:05 AM
I agree that a DIY 50 foot coil with messy bends is better than a pretty ready made 25 foot.
The cooling capacity is significant. Its simple surface area for heat transfer.I have used both
25 and 50 f...