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Posted in thread: Alferman Imperial Berliner Weisse on 01-29-2013 at 04:36 PM
Yeah! That's looking about right.Patience.. ya, you and me both.After bottling mine and feeling
a little disappointed I stuck mine away for about 4 months. Cracked a bottle last night. Wow!
Posted in thread: Casper the Gose on 12-07-2012 at 09:50 PM
So you just pitch the whole lacto starter, grains and all into the carboy, wait 2 days and then
add the yeast and continue on with your normal fermentation schedule(in my case a 4-5 week
Posted in thread: Alferman Imperial Berliner Weisse on 12-07-2012 at 09:44 PM
Thanks for the reply. I can say that I am very happy how this is turning out. I am at almost
exactly 4 weeks from sacc pitch now and it is very good. I do think that I will let this bulk
age for anoth...
Posted in thread: Alferman Imperial Berliner Weisse on 12-07-2012 at 05:19 PM
Brewed this up yesterday. First bacteria inoculation, first no sparge, first no boil, first no
chill. What an easy brew day.Went for a more traditional gravity so I cut the grains and hops
down a bit....
Posted in thread: first time using Nottingham yeast...is this normal on 10-08-2012 at 04:31 PM
Not to be an insult, but you have 3 other batches in the background of that picture, one of
which seems like the Krausen went into the airlock, how do you not know this? :)You will be
fine, as long as...
Posted in thread: Musselmans with Dry mead yeast on 09-24-2012 at 07:45 PM
Made 5 gallons of Cider this past weekend with Dry mead yeast (Wyeat 4632) which I had thought
was regular cider yeast. I've read where sweet mead yeast will produce a good cider, but who
well do you ...
Posted in thread: Best Beer for Pumpkin Spice (with German Twist) on 09-11-2012 at 03:51 PM
I would go with the pumpkin oktoberfest personally. I tried a sample of mine after a month
lagering and it's really good. It still needs a bit more condition, but it's very
promising.That's what I was...
Posted in thread: Best Beer for Pumpkin Spice (with German Twist) on 09-10-2012 at 10:34 PM
I brew a pumpkin spice every year with Pale Malt and real pumpkin. I'm out of Pale Malt, and
only have the following: German Pils, German Munich, and German Malted Wheat.What beer style
with those bas...
Posted in thread: Casper the Gose on 08-27-2012 at 03:11 PM
Just tried an actual GOSE from Germany. This recipe is somewhat close, but not accurate to the
style. I would cut back on the salt to about 50% what I used. Some for the coriander as well,
and only do...
Posted in thread: Alferman Imperial Berliner Weisse on 08-27-2012 at 03:09 PM
Just cracked my first couple of bottles of this and its quite sour but not on the back of your
tongue like most sour/tart beers. Not sure if that's because its only sour from the lacto or