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Posted in thread: Lacto Souring Temps on 06-02-2015 at 06:36 PM
Temp discussion is in line with my practice (120º). My addition is that I mash in a keg. That
way, you can purge the head space with CO2 and avoid the negative affects of an oxygen rich
Posted in thread: Kettle Sour/Sour Mash - How Much Uncrushed Grain? on 06-02-2015 at 06:21 PM
I think it has a lot more to do with the propagating conditions than the initial pitch. I use a
big handful of malt in my 5g mashes and get awesome results. My process is to mash in a keg,
cool to 120...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfestbier (lager) from Brouwerij Boerderij Kabouter on 06-02-2015 at 06:09 PM
Ha. I check in about as often as Edwort... if he's still around???This beer is still good
though. I changed some things up last year and it was a mistake. It's probably still my best
Posted in thread: I am a Homebrewer [video] Release on 06-02-2015 at 05:57 PM
Ha! Can't believe this is still alive. My favorite thing about this video is still all the
spoofs that spun off. I still have sex with my beer.
Posted in thread: Oktoberfestbier (lager) from Brouwerij Boerderij Kabouter on 06-02-2015 at 05:41 PM
The opportunity for rebrew is high...
Posted in thread: Different kind of buzz?? on 09-16-2013 at 11:42 AM
i'd say i get a more openly, mentally active buzz from homebrew and a beer like aventinus
(heady, strong, unfiltered).Again, if you consume twice the alcohol in the same volume of
liquid, the effects ...
Posted in thread: Posca (Sour Wine) Experiment on 09-13-2013 at 07:46 PM
I have made sour wine from Frontenac Gris hybrid wine grapes. I used natural yeast from the
vineyard to ferment. It turned out rather well, but was not particularly balanced on its own. I
made a spin ...
Posted in thread: Picnic taps in my keezer.. Where should I put them? on 08-28-2013 at 02:53 PM
This will be my solution.
Posted in thread: Never dump your beer!!! Patience IS a virtue!!! Time heals all things, even beer! on 01-28-2013 at 03:13 PM
I can't say that for the brown ale bottled a week before though, it was my first brew and had a
sharp off flavor that hasn't mellowed out much.I have also noticed an improvement in my scotch
ale from ...
Posted in thread: Never dump your beer!!! Patience IS a virtue!!! Time heals all things, even beer! on 01-26-2013 at 12:08 PM
Actually, I believe 6 weeks is optimal. I usually wait 8 weeks, just to be sure I don't have