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Posted in thread: I got this Berliner Weise Idea here but? on 07-27-2012 at 08:00 PM
Au contraire, a mild Brett aroma and flavor are indeed typical for the style. I'm not sure you
would get a "mild" character though from fermenting a full five gallon batch with Brett. I feel
Posted in thread: recipe bashing time on 07-17-2012 at 05:48 PM
Did I read that correctly that you are using 80% Rye Malt extract in this??
Posted in thread: Rubber stopper now inside carboy!!! on 07-17-2012 at 04:41 PM
I had this problem once and got it out successfully. I don't recall where I read this method
(probably here somewhere!), but what you do is stuff a plastic bag, like wal-mart grocery bag,
down in the ...
Posted in thread: hop question on 07-11-2012 at 02:49 PM
If you sub in the Ahtanum there then you're going to lose the Cluster flavor/aroma I assume you
wanted when you started out this thread! Ahtanum is good in APAs though....
Posted in thread: You Name the Ingredients & I'll Brew it Game. on 07-10-2012 at 08:48 PM
Base: Heidelberg MaltCrystal: Chit MaltSpecialty: Peated MaltHop: Bobek StyriansYeast: Wyeast
5526 - Brett. Lambicus
Posted in thread: Why one hour???? on 07-10-2012 at 02:02 AM
I'd say it has most to do with getting the most out of the alpha acids in your hops. You
increase utilization pretty well up to 60 then just a little bit more up to 90 minutes. More
than anything, I'd...
Posted in thread: Why one hour???? on 07-10-2012 at 01:47 AM
Posted in thread: Nashville, TN Wards Lab Report on 07-02-2012 at 01:26 PM
Lately I've been using Tasty McDole's generic water profile. I've mostly been doing APA, IPA,
American Browns, etc., so always a pretty heavy hop presence. I'd probably change it up if I do
Posted in thread: Nashville, TN Wards Lab Report on 06-26-2012 at 06:33 PM
Here's mine from Nashville, Davidson County, a few miles west of downtown:pH - 7.1Na - 4K - 1Ca
- 21Mg - 5Total Hardness (as CaCO3) - 73NO3 (as N) - 0.4SO4 (as S) - 11 (making true SO4 -
33)Cl - 6CO3 ...
Posted in thread: How does this IPA recipe look? on 06-01-2012 at 02:51 PM
I think you need some flavor hops around the 15 to 20 minute mark.