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Posted in thread: Bug Farm 5 on 10-22-2012 at 03:37 AM
I just bottled an 11 month-old lambic that used BugFarm 5. Got down to 1.008. Started around
1.050. I was hoping for a bit more attenuation, but we will see how the bottles develop. Cork
and caged alm...
Posted in thread: East Coast Yeast Belgian Abbaye on 10-16-2012 at 03:58 PM
I put some under a microscope about two months ago. Full of lacto. Have not seen any ropiness
yet. My only IBUs were 1 oz saaz 5.0 AA for 60 minutes. I think its a good, maybe even very
good, on its o...
Posted in thread: East Coast Yeast Belgian Abbaye on 10-16-2012 at 03:24 PM
Yeah, my dubbel turned pretty sour. Its still nice though, but I don't have space on tap for
it. Almost all the 5 gallons is in my brewing closet. I think i will propagate up the keg dregs
to make a n...
Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 08-02-2012 at 04:44 AM
IPA is kegged, 1.058 to 1.010, 70% belgian pils, 26% flaked wheat, 4 % C75. Mashed 152F. Nice,
dry, hoppy. Real winner. Not sure where the Trois is here, but I think it only helps with all
the hops I ...
Posted in thread: Anderson Valley Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout clone? on 07-27-2012 at 06:17 AM
I ran the recipe as follows:Size: 5.7*galEfficiency: 73.0%Attenuation: 77.0%Original Gravity:
1.062 (1.048 - 1.065)Terminal Gravity: 1.014 (1.010 - 1.018)Color: 34.34 (22.0 - 40.0)Alcohol:
Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 07-08-2012 at 07:10 PM
he probably means he boils and cools in his kettle, then pitches directly in there, maybe into
a fridge for temp regulation. I have heard of that before; its just one less vessel to clean.
Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 06-30-2012 at 12:28 AM
Thanks guys. Makes sense for the difference. I just usually here from people that brett
starters are quite silent, but this strain is quite a different beast from other bretts.
Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 06-29-2012 at 03:11 PM
Did people's starters get going immediately? I have made a 500 mL starter and the next morning
there was definitely activity. People say brett starters need more time to get going, but
perhaps Trois i...
Posted in thread: East Coast Yeast Belgian Abbaye on 06-02-2012 at 09:25 PM
Well i just kegged this dubbel up, and my friends agree there is something sour there. I am
tempted to just throw the beer into the closet for a few months; i figure it will get ropy
Posted in thread: East Coast Yeast Belgian Abbaye on 06-02-2012 at 05:00 AM
Yeah, when the starter was off I didn't think much of it. But now that the final beer has a
distinct tartness (with everything else about the beer being fine), I wonder if a) this is just
how the yeas...