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Posted in thread: Is it ok to harvest yeast from this flower? on 07-12-2016 at 07:05 PM
Thanks for the replies everyone. So i removed the flower after 24 hours and it seems as though
i have a healthy looking fermentation going on. The wort smells pretty bad but thats probably
from the fl...
Posted in thread: Is it ok to harvest yeast from this flower? on 07-10-2016 at 11:41 PM
So I've been excessively interested in harvesting wild yeast lately and had a less than
successful attempt with leaving open jars of wort outside. This time around I made a starter
broth of 1liter wit...
Posted in thread: Can anyone identify this bug? on 07-07-2016 at 02:32 AM
Thanks so much guys! I was worried but now im sure they came to kill the aphid population.
Posted in thread: Can anyone identify this bug? on 07-06-2016 at 10:45 PM
So I'm currently on my 3rd year with some Cascade and Chinook plants. I seemed to have a slight
aphid problem last year but still wound up with a small harvest. This year I have an
infestation going w...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 06-19-2016 at 11:26 PM
Soo I decided to give this a try last week and I am looking for some insight on why mine didn't
go too well. I made a 1.5L starter with 150 grams of DME and split it into 3 mason jars filled
Posted in thread: Brett Brux saison tastes like crap after kegging. Age or dump? on 05-24-2016 at 03:29 AM
So I've had a basic saison made with 3711 French saison and a bunch of sterling hop late
additions/dry hop. I added the brett brux right from the white labs tube with the 3711 and aged
it for about 3 ...
Posted in thread: Used lactic acid to pre-acidify my wort, is this ok? on 04-20-2016 at 03:19 AM
I am still using live bacteria (lacto plantarum), i just used the lactic acid to drop the pH to
4.5 in order to keep off other unwanted stuff. Im just wondering if the added lactic acid
solution will ...
Posted in thread: Used lactic acid to pre-acidify my wort, is this ok? on 04-20-2016 at 03:02 AM
Yes, so I can confirm the 4.5 pH at 60*F reading pre-boil.
Posted in thread: Used lactic acid to pre-acidify my wort, is this ok? on 04-20-2016 at 02:31 AM
So I recently purchased some probiotic lacto plantarum capsules for kettle sours and brewed the
wort today. I wanted to lower the pH to 4.5 before adding the lacto so I used 3 teaspoons in
Posted in thread: Kettle Souring - Low PH tolerant strain for fermentation? on 04-13-2016 at 03:39 AM
So after reading this thread, I picked up some of the swansons capsules as well. I was
wondering though, do you guys open the capsules and dump in the contents or just throw the
whole capsule into the...