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Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 12-12-2013 at 07:33 AM
Yeah. I've had Trois starters smell like really rotting fruit and not in a pleasant way. And
I've had them smell very sharp and sour. Neither carried over into the final beer.Recently made
a 100% Bret...
Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 12-06-2013 at 06:22 PM
a theory just occurred to me, no guarantees that i'm correct tho: cold crash & decant the spent
starter beer before pitching the yeast into the new batch and you'll probably be fine. the
acetic acid i...
Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 12-06-2013 at 07:06 AM
I wouldn't worry about the acetic. I had a very acetic starter with Trois a few months back and
the resulting beer was great.My process with that starter was a bit weird. I made the starter,
Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 10-29-2013 at 07:27 PM
I've done a few now and I let them sit for about 7 weeks in primary before bottling or kegging.
3 were dry hopped and 1 was not. 2 were kegged, 2 were bottled. The ones in the kegs were drank
about 2 ...
Posted in thread: Brett B IPA on 10-15-2013 at 06:59 AM
Great to hear. Congrats.
Posted in thread: Brett B IPA on 10-14-2013 at 08:46 AM
Sorry to hear about the back. Best of luck with that. The beer sounds lovely.
Posted in thread: Wild Yeast Capture Attempt 1 on 10-11-2013 at 07:21 PM
Planning to make a new attempt soon. The weather is starting to get right again.Cool. Let us
know how it goes.
Posted in thread: Brett B IPA on 10-11-2013 at 07:18 PM
What you did is a hop stand. You add a bunch of hops at flameout and let the wort "stand" at a
near boiling temperature (150F - 180F) for a long time (20 - 90 minutes). Whirlpooling is
Posted in thread: Brett B IPA on 10-10-2013 at 09:26 AM
Did you hopstand or whirlpool your hops?I used Wyeast 5112 - Brett B.It's not bottled yet.
Maybe tonight if I get time or at the latest Friday.I dry hopped with an ounce of Williamette
and an ounce of...
Posted in thread: Brett B IPA on 10-09-2013 at 08:09 PM
Update? Which Brett did you use?I made an Imperial IPA with zero ibus with a mixed Brett
fermentation. 100% Brett, but with both Brett Brux and Trois from White Labs. All hops added
after KO, 400 gram...