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Posted in thread: Reaper's Mild, 1st place 2011 HBT Competition on 12-02-2016 at 09:00 PM
This thread... five years old. Got to be worth waking it up again with a rebrew and some
pics.My most recent batch of Maris Otter throws lots of proteins on a boil... here a slow
syphon reveals a big ...
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 07-25-2010 at 11:09 AM
nice what type of sour is it.i like the little bubbles.It will be a Lambic base beer that I'm
intending to turn into a gueuze... not brewed it yet but just having a go at catching wild bugs
for the so...
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 07-24-2010 at 12:20 AM
I guess this belongs here!
Posted in thread: Can you identify this beast? on 07-23-2010 at 11:23 PM
It's sat atop a small (1 litre) jar of spent trub / old beer. Very little residual sugar in it
when I'd set out to capture something wild so I'm half hoping it's pediococcus... I'll use it
to seed a l...
Posted in thread: Can you identify this beast? on 07-23-2010 at 10:52 PM
Picture... odour of peardrop/nail polish remover. Not unpleasant by any means.No Acetic
character. Doesn't smell mouldy.Slow growing (That's taken 8 weeks)Any ideas?
Posted in thread: Age Sour Beers in Sealed Plastic Buckets on 06-06-2010 at 08:14 AM
Excellent idea - with the glass vessel aging as a negative control my expectation (only from
what I've read - no prior experience!) would be a marked flavour difference in the plastic aged
Posted in thread: Age Sour Beers in Sealed Plastic Buckets on 06-05-2010 at 12:15 PM
Have a read of this post where the degree of oxygen permeability of plastic buckets is
discussed.Long term aging in plastic risks an overly acetic character due to the gas ingress
through the plastic....
Posted in thread: Visually Appealing Beers. on 05-24-2010 at 03:31 PM
Here's a drinkers eye view of a light English Bitter."Fat of the land" hacked it about a bit.
Used corn as an adjunct (!) and added orange peel, fennel, green cardamon.Despite all that it
Posted in thread: Diastase... wiki? on 04-21-2010 at 07:20 PM
After a somewhat fruitless search here, there and everywhere I've drawn something of a blank on
this matter.I'm thinking from a perspective of calculating grain proportions in recipes. The