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  • Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 11-05-2013 at 03:53 AM
    Gotta assume by now has good sour level.Don't assume the sourness level is right, taste it so
    you know! :mug:I tasted mine every 2 months or so to keep an eye on how things were coming
    along. It was v...

  • Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 08-29-2013 at 06:53 AM
    I just bottled my MoreBeer Consecration kit after 13 months of fermenting and aging. FG =
    1.005. I used Rockpile yeast and 4oz corn sugar for bottle carbonation. It tasted and smelled
    great! Only a fe...

  • Posted in thread: Tart of Darkness on 12-05-2012 at 05:47 AM
    Thanks for the response, Matt! I did a bit of searching about using Roeselare in primary right
    after posting the question, and your answer confirms my conclusions. :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Tart of Darkness on 12-03-2012 at 12:20 AM
    I just picked up a couple of these kits to brew with a friend. I've got a carboy of MoreBeer's
    Russian River Consecration that's been going since July, and figured it would be good to have
    more than o...

  • Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 10-17-2012 at 06:27 AM
    I pitched the bugs directly into secondary; I did not rack off of the currants. As you said, it
    seems that Russian River does it this way in their barrels. -Carl

  • Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 10-10-2012 at 07:15 AM
    I didn't make a starter for the Brett, just pitched the White Labs vial. Even with no starter,
    I had an active bubbling air lock the very next day, which persisted for the next 2 months.The
    currants w...

  • Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 10-09-2012 at 07:31 AM
    In MoreBeer's interview with Vinnie, he talks about pitching just Brett and giving it 6-10
    weeks on its own before pitching the bugs to make sure it does its thing before being knocked
    out by the low ...

  • Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 07-24-2012 at 05:06 AM
    Thanks for the responses guys! Sounds like I'll be letting the primary finish out (at 1.030
    right now and still bubbling away) and treat the secondary like any other beer and be careful
    not to splash....

  • Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 07-23-2012 at 12:13 AM
    A buddy and I brewed 2 batches this week and will be racking to secondary in a few days. I've
    got a question about pitching the Brett. Since Brett needs oxygen to reproduce, should I aerate
    in the sec...

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