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Posted in thread: Porter with lambic accents/what to expect from brett bruxellensis? on 02-28-2012 at 01:48 AM
So in sum...it's really quite good now. It has been quite an aging process.At first with the
dark malts and the Brett it was quite fruity, but the dark malts were still quite astringent
and I chose to...
Posted in thread: Advice needed: Splitting a batch, backsweetening with Sucralose on 05-29-2011 at 03:11 PM
give it a test with a sampling and then you'll know for sure. Be sure to carefully record the
volumes of water, sugar etc, try multiple ratios and well... see what you like and then scale
it up for th...
Posted in thread: Thinking about dumping on 05-28-2011 at 11:25 PM
The first time I made a dark ale I used a lot of roasty malts and the beer really did taste
like a$$. It took about 6 months but then it was probably the best I ever did make. Not sure
how it happens ...
Posted in thread: SWMBO is a Scientist on 05-27-2011 at 01:14 PM
I used to work in a yeast lab and froze down all my cultures at -80. Thing is I dont work there
any more and now I gotta hope they didn't throw them out! Better get my butt down there!...All
Posted in thread: Ramblings of a drunk wife on 05-27-2011 at 01:09 PM
this one. dead on color, but the taste was just a bit off, I'm guessing ferm temps. Still a
great beer though.BMy SWMBO really like Chimay too. The above recipe is a real winner, I've
tried it too. ...
Posted in thread: Any Harpoon beers worth a damn? on 05-16-2011 at 12:09 PM
DONT get the quad!I toured the brewery and tried everything a few weeks ago on a rainy spring
weekend in VT. I was also kinda underwhelmed with their beers. They are good just not
amazing.The quad was...
Posted in thread: Just figures when I want a beer quickly on 04-21-2011 at 04:43 PM
that much yeast in the beer will likely make you poop though!
Posted in thread: PBW residue or Brewer's(ing?) Stone on 04-21-2011 at 01:40 PM
Undiluted vinegat should clear it right up!
Posted in thread: Porter with lambic accents/what to expect from brett bruxellensis? on 02-06-2011 at 03:36 PM
Transferred to secondary today. With the cold snap we had here in Quebec this is becoming a bit
of a problem child beer. I think the yeast cut out early and I only reached about 1.020 with
the S04. I ...
Posted in thread: Surprise!! on 02-06-2011 at 03:29 PM
Nice! I've got a 6 liter erlenmeyer that is the BOMB for big starters and/or experimental