Last Activity:09-24-2014 6:37 PM
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Posted in thread: Need to wax a 30 gallon barrel? on 09-24-2014 at 08:56 PM
Barrel owners: curious what you generally deem is an acceptable amount of headspace? I waxed
75% of this 30G barrel (not the heads), filled back in May and have about 3" to 4" from liquid
level to bun...
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Posted in thread: Bottling a Sour on 10-14-2013 at 04:24 AM
You dont need to do anything different. Adding some fresh yeast at bottling might speed up the
carbonation process but in my experience it isnt necessary. I would just add enough sugar to
give you 3 v...
Posted in thread: Used liquor barrels on 10-12-2013 at 01:02 AM
I would be interested in a 10g, zip 49015 if you can send me a message I have a couple
Posted in thread: Lambic/sour bottling ? on 10-10-2013 at 03:53 AM
I recently bottled a Frombiose after a year in the fermenter and another 5 months on wild
raspberries.See here for more -
Posted in thread: White mold looking stuff on top of floating fruit on 10-07-2013 at 03:21 AM
I dont believe it is bacteria but brett forming a pelicle. I always get the same small white
floaties after adding fruit to my lambics. It is either wild yeast carried in on the fruit that
Posted in thread: White mold looking stuff on top of floating fruit on 10-07-2013 at 12:43 AM
Did it just start after the addition of fruit or did you see it before?
Posted in thread: Beer not sour at 1.003 SG after aging for a month on 10-07-2013 at 12:41 AM
I agree with Calder, with the added pack of yeast it fermented to quickly, not letting the
pedio and lacto get large populations. It will still sour but take longer. I personally would
refrain from ad...
Posted in thread: Fruit Lambic question on 09-21-2013 at 01:12 AM
I agree with the others, I have never gotten the amount of complexity and acidity I am looking
for with a clean primary and adding bugs in secondary. I would pitch them all in the primary.