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  • Posted in thread: sweet potato mash experiment on 11-21-2014 at 10:41 PM
    I don't brew gf however after reading this thread i wonder if a 50-50 mash of raw adjunct and
    sweet potato as an enhanced double decoction would enter into the realm of delicious? mash in
    around 35c @...

  • Posted in thread: 100% brett bottles gushing on 10-20-2014 at 10:33 AM
    how cold did the beer get and for how long? your priming sugar should go directly into the
    bottling bucket not into each bottle. what can happen is the co2 is produced but doesn't drop
    into solution i...

  • Posted in thread: 95% efficiency question on 10-17-2014 at 11:05 AM
    nothing to worry about unless you are fly sparging and the additional efficiency is made up of
    runnings under 1.015. When the grain bed has less sugar around it coupled with hot sparge water
    tannins c...

  • Posted in thread: Need help - Decoction Mash on 10-16-2014 at 10:54 AM
    when i convert my decoctions i start a 10 minute timer as soon as the decoction passes 140f and
    then another timer as soon as i boil breaks.does it suggest boiling the decoction for a period
    of time? ...

  • Posted in thread: Decoction mash or melanoidin malt? on 10-16-2014 at 10:49 AM
    decoctions are the best...ever.

  • Posted in thread: My wild starters not working on 10-08-2014 at 10:58 AM
    in "wild brew" he discusses that there are several steps to an open fermentation, the first
    being acetobacter then lacto then sacchromyces/brett then pedio. not all fermentations will get
    these bacter...

  • Posted in thread: How long does it take for your to drink your homebrew? on 10-05-2014 at 12:16 PM
    totally depends for me, I only have 2 kegs so i try and finish them or fill some growlers and
    keep them chilled so I can get more variety in the keezer. Sometimes i'll do 18L in about 2-3
    weeks depend...

  • Posted in thread: No Boil traditional berliner weiss on 09-19-2014 at 11:20 AM
    recipe is simply 65% pale 2 row and 35% flaked grain of your choice. do a triple decoction and
    adjust protein rest for the flaked grain you choose. For a mash out decoction bring the mash to
    85c and s...

  • Posted in thread: Ghost Fungus! Photo! on 09-18-2014 at 11:28 PM
    completely infected, it can't really be infected in just one spot. One issue you may run into
    is your yeast stalling out because of low PH so maybe pitch some more yeast if you can. I
    always overpitch...

  • Posted in thread: Ghost Fungus! Photo! on 09-16-2014 at 11:23 AM
    this is how a lacto sour should look prior to pitching a yeast. You have a lacto infection my
    friend. I suggest racking to a keg or letting it ride depending on how heavily hopped it is. If
    the IBU's ...