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Posted in thread: Harvesting Bottle Dregs on 11-08-2013 at 12:04 AM
On my trip to San Diego I picked up a couple bottles of Crrokes Staves St. Bretta and Jester
Kings das wunderkind saison.My question is what would be the best way to harvest the yeast from
Posted in thread: NorcalBrewing Solutions Giveaway! on 10-09-2013 at 03:10 PM
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Posted in thread: Rye Pale Ale thoughts - PM on 10-04-2013 at 02:21 AM
Why not save the 60 minute addition of citra for 30, 15, or 10? Use that tasty hop for some
flavor and aroma.
Posted in thread: Rye malt or flaked rye? on 10-01-2013 at 12:44 AM
I just brewed a Saison with 30% Rye in the grain bills 1.5lb of Flaked rye, and 3lb of rye
malt. Didnt use rice hulls and it didnt stick. Smelt very good in the mash, like spicy oatmeal.
Excited to se...
Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 09-08-2013 at 10:58 PM
Just brewed an IPA with this yeast. Had a healthy 1000ml starter going for a couple weeks and
pitched it into a 3 gallon carboy. Split the other half and fermented it with wyeast 1056 as a
Posted in thread: Stepping up Brett on 09-06-2013 at 07:04 AM
Just re pitched one Brett starter on about 900ml of wort. 2 hours and it looks like this. That
normal? Looks healthy. I put it on the strip plate this time.
Posted in thread: Stepping up Brett on 09-03-2013 at 06:20 AM
Oh I see, you should bring those both up to 1000ml with fresh wort, If you have a bigger flask,
you might want to use that.You have a stir plate too right ?Yeah I do, but only one. I don't
wanna use o...
Posted in thread: Stepping up Brett on 09-03-2013 at 12:49 AM
Typically you want to do steps in 10X increments, depending on the count of the starting
material. Brett or Sacc, they behave essentially the same with respect to starter preps. The
Vials you get from...
Posted in thread: Stepping up Brett on 09-02-2013 at 11:17 PM
I have 2 vials each of WLP644 Brett Trois.I have put each vial in a 1000ml flask, with a wort
of 2 cups of water to 1/2 cup of DME.They've been in the starters for about 3 days.My question
is what wou...
Posted in thread: Gin and Oak on 08-26-2013 at 11:54 PM
Well I guess this also works for the general question of how much oak to use vs. amount of
time? I'm going to use 1oz of oak for my first batch in either my 100% Brett IPA or my American