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Posted in thread: Kottbusser - A style deserving of revival! on 08-31-2015 at 02:31 PM
Specifically, the yeast may've been stressed. I brewed this beer & fermented it starting
2/11/15. I made a starter for the WL029 kolsch yeast in 800ml spring water with .17lb pilsner
LME @ 85.1F. Deve...
Posted in thread: Kottbusser - A style deserving of revival! on 08-12-2015 at 03:22 PM
I checked it yesterday morning and all was good. The yeast blowoff was so thick, that it was
all contained on the top slope of the carboy. The carboy stopper was found in the exact
location as in the ...
Posted in thread: Kottbusser - A style deserving of revival! on 08-12-2015 at 01:15 AM
Kottbusser went boom!295871
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The first cousin of not checking valves: Not checking hose clamps.
Posted in thread: Kottbusser - A style deserving of revival! on 08-10-2015 at 03:00 PM
Batch 3 is in the fermentor. After going to the Great Taste of the Midwest Saturday (out of
1000+ beers, no Kotty), I was inspired to brew my third batch yesterday. That, and I kicked the
small, 2 gal...
Posted in thread: Kottbusser - A style deserving of revival! on 07-28-2015 at 05:01 PM
I am a bit late on this, but my second run at the Kottbusser was interesting. As I mentioned
before, I split my wort into two 5 gallon fermentors rather than a single 6 gallon after having
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Posted in thread: Kottbusser - A style deserving of revival! on 06-08-2015 at 03:17 PM
I am nearing the end of my lagering phase of my second batch. It will be interesting to note
the difference in adding the honey and molasses to the fermentor vs. the flameout addition I
did last time....
Posted in thread: Which hop is more overpowering citra or el dorado on 04-28-2015 at 05:16 PM
Should have read your recipe first! Personally, I would skip the 5 and 2 minute additions and
add them to your whirlpool additions. Definitely moving into DIPA territory. You have me
curious now about...