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Posted in thread: advice on new sour "solera" project on 10-30-2013 at 03:28 AM
@Calder - I'm pretty sure it's lactic. I've compared to an awful lot of pellicle photos and the
tang in the flavor is much more reminiscent of old milk/yogurt than earthy, funky, or
prominently sour. ...
Posted in thread: advice on new sour "solera" project on 10-30-2013 at 03:21 AM
A thought on an alternative approach. Since the oktoberfest and special bitter are still in
their fermentors (primary on the okt, secondary on the bitter), suppose I thinned out each
fermenter with so...
Posted in thread: advice on new sour "solera" project on 10-29-2013 at 11:31 PM
All the lactic buckets taste okay, just not what I intended. The lactic tang is quite
pronounced in the special bitter, tastes out of place. It's light in the oktoberfest - the
melanoidins from the mu...
Posted in thread: advice on new sour "solera" project on 10-29-2013 at 12:12 PM
At any given point, I have 6-20 fermentors going. I primary in 4gal buckets that I get from
work (a batch fills 3 or 4 of them). Every so often, one has a little bug left in a scratch
that the sanitiz...
Posted in thread: Brewing formulas database on 10-07-2013 at 07:22 AM
Search the BYO archives...there's a great article with most of them in it. Titled something
like "Build Your Own Brewing Spreadsheet" iirc.
Posted in thread: Tamarind lambc recipe advice? on 10-06-2013 at 09:10 PM
I've only done beer, mead, and fruit wines (no grape yet)...what are "wine diamonds"?
Posted in thread: psuedo lambic clone sour-critique it on 10-03-2013 at 02:28 PM
I've been considering testing out that recipe, myself....but I also doubt that timeline. My
thought was to just pull a couple of bottles by their schedule (just to see) while leaving the
rest in the c...
Posted in thread: Tamarind lambc recipe advice? on 10-03-2013 at 07:24 AM
I tried a can of tamarind juice for the first time last week. Very interesting stuff. I was
struck by how much the complex flavor profile was reminiscent of a young lambic/geuze or a
light saison.Has ...
Posted in thread: Best Brewing software on 01-16-2013 at 03:16 PM
As someone who was a software developer in a previous life, I've tried out all that I have come
across (and built my own spreadsheets in Excel with the various formulae). My favorite,
hands-down, is B...
Posted in thread: Brewery names--what's your story? on 12-15-2012 at 09:18 AM
Brood HomebreweryOriginally a name coined for a computer games company that never got off the
ground in the late 90's, I've used it for a few projects over the years....Dark Brood seems to