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Posted in thread: Should I make a starter? on 09-05-2013 at 04:28 PM
Hey guys, I recently got a vial of East Coast ECY08, Saison Brasserie. It's a blend of
different strains. The recipe I have is going to be 1.065 OG. My question is, should I make a
starter with it or ...
Posted in thread: I just don't get water chemistry on 09-04-2013 at 07:34 PM
Ya, sorry about that Max. I am partially responsible for the thread jacking on this one.Water
chemistry is somewhat complicated and I agree that it is overwhelming at first. I totally was
Posted in thread: I just don't get water chemistry on 09-04-2013 at 06:19 PM
I definitely want a dry saison.I appreciate all the help, but I would still like someone to
tell me specifically what I should add and tell me why I am adding it. A giant wall of text
isn't helping me...
Posted in thread: I just don't get water chemistry on 08-30-2013 at 02:51 PM
I appreciate the replies, everyone! I'm not going to lie, this is pretty overwhelming. So,
going off of this:Ca35Mg9Na13SO467Cl50HCO3-77...what about this: added a pound of acid malt
to get the pH a...
Posted in thread: I just don't get water chemistry on 08-28-2013 at 07:07 PM
I'm trying. I really am. But I am getting very frustrated with this whole water chemistry
thing. My brain is not comprehending how to accomplish what I want to accomplish. I would like
to learn by a s...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on this Lacto/Brett Saison Recipe? on 07-16-2013 at 06:41 PM
Whats your source of lacto? At 35ibus I doubt anything from White Labs or Wyeast will do
anything for you. You would need something much more hop tolerant. I did a lacto/brett saison
back in Jan for m...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on this Lacto/Brett Saison Recipe? on 07-15-2013 at 06:59 PM
I'm a neophyte on actually making sour or brett beers, so what I'm about to say is just book
learning. But won't the 35ish IBUs in your beer inhibit the lacto? Wild Brews says that past
8-10 IBUs, you...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on this Lacto/Brett Saison Recipe? on 07-15-2013 at 04:10 PM
Hey guys. I want to brew a Saison (which I've never brewed before), and me being the moron that
I am I want to try something kind of wacky.First off, here's the rough recipe: based off of
Posted in thread: I think there's mold in my beer (pics) on 07-15-2013 at 03:07 PM
I ended up trying the beer (it's a Berliner), and it's flippin delicious. Wonderfully tart and
pretty much exactly how I wanted it to taste. I kegged that sucker and I'll be drinking it by
the pint so...
Posted in thread: I think there's mold in my beer (pics) on 07-12-2013 at 02:42 AM
Does this look like mold? If so, am I screwed? I'm talking about the white specs/clusters in
the following pics, not the Krausen stains.