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Posted in thread: Wild fermintation on 01-20-2016 at 07:15 PM
I've captured yeast and used it successfully quite a few times over the years. I've captured
yeast via covered containers of wort as well as by dropping fruit, vegetables, juniper berries,
Posted in thread: Planning First Lambic - Kriek on 01-13-2016 at 04:50 PM
I sometimes let my commercial sours sit around a long time when I buy them, anyway. I figure
they're going to change, flavors will meld, aromas will shift away from fruit, etc.Bottling at
3 months wou...
Posted in thread: Planning First Lambic - Kriek on 01-13-2016 at 01:16 PM
Having several fruit lambic-type beers under my belt, I feel like I can
comment."Traditionally," the beer sits on the fruit for at least 6 months. There is no rule
that says you can't do less time or ...
Posted in thread: Wine Yeast for Beer? on 03-23-2015 at 04:43 PM
I am not sure if any of those will ferment maltotriose but it is a safe bet that they will
continue fermenting at higher gravities than most 'beer' yeasts. I have a rather large stout
that I put on a ...
Posted in thread: Wine Yeast for Beer? on 10-23-2012 at 11:02 PM
As for wine yeast to make beer....it won't work as the primary yeast because wine strains
cannot ferment maltose or maltotriose (the main fermentables from grain), so only the simple
sugars get fermen...
Posted in thread: Greetings from NC! on 10-23-2012 at 10:11 PM
There's a pile of us who live around Raleigh / Durham / Cary and the surrounding areas. We are
collectively known as GRABASS (Greater Raleigh Area Brewers and Suds Sippers). You can probably
find our ...
Posted in thread: Greetings from NC! on 10-23-2012 at 04:49 PM
Where abouts in NC are you brewing?
Posted in thread: Merry Monks Clone (ANYBODY?) on 07-16-2012 at 09:59 PM
So if I don't use the "search" function, I get flamed, but if I DO, I get flamed for thread
dredging?;)That wasn't a flame, that was an observation.Yet another reason I don't post here
Posted in thread: Merry Monks Clone (ANYBODY?) on 07-15-2012 at 07:49 PM
Bringing things back from the dead.
Posted in thread: New beerhead from Raleigh NC on 10-05-2011 at 12:51 PM
Welcome! And Mud is right. We do have a decent group of individuals.