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Posted in thread: Lagering and Cold Stabilization Trick on 03-31-2013 at 02:18 AM
I have what seems like a lot of booze in carboys right now... I have been making a Pilsner
Urquell clone, and often take advantage of the winter weather for the lagering. However it's
been a warmish w...
Posted in thread: Canadian Roll Call!! on 03-23-2013 at 03:20 AM
Hi guys, I am visiting Canada in about 2 weeks and want to buy some stuff to bring back to
Japan with me.My other hobby brings me to Japan (Kashiwa area) once in awhile. Maybe I can
brinh stuff along....
Posted in thread: My first lambic - Uh, oh! on 03-22-2013 at 12:55 AM
I picked up the Wyeast lambic blen d today. I figured for my first "wild brew" I don't want to
take too much risk.I racked into the carboy the other day, but have yet to add any bugs. Wil
check the s....
Posted in thread: My first lambic - Uh, oh! on 03-20-2013 at 08:14 PM
For the record, even with some lambic dregs, this will not be sour. Your only pitching Brett
which doesn't sourAh, I misunderstood that. Does it merely ferment to dryness then? And add the
Posted in thread: My first lambic - Uh, oh! on 03-20-2013 at 08:10 PM
1) Is the mold in the starter of the Lindeman's Kriek?Yes, just on top of the pellicle that
formed on the top of the starter.2) I didn't think Lindeman's Kriek had viable dregs as they
pasteurize it a...
Posted in thread: My first lambic - Uh, oh! on 03-19-2013 at 06:58 AM
I completed a full turbid mash with decoctions about a week ago. I started the wort on Wyeast
3942 Belgian Wheat. Tonight I racked to secondary.I have a Wyeast 5112 B. bruxellensis smack
pack that I p...
Posted in thread: Diacetyl rest on 03-07-2013 at 01:48 AM
OK, so I tried it! Sort-of. It worked fine. Pitched at room temp, then refrigerated the culture
for about 4 days. I did pitch to wort that was at about 11 degrees C. Whether it makes a
difference in q...
Posted in thread: Raw wheat, flaked wheat, malted wheat in lambics on 03-07-2013 at 01:37 AM
Damn auto correct... I meant tubid mash. You have a very non-turbo mash from the sound of it!
Posted in thread: Raw wheat, flaked wheat, malted wheat in lambics on 03-07-2013 at 01:35 AM
I don't think you need the turbos mash unless you are using unmalted wheat.I'm still sitting on
my Brux. smack packs, and no actual experience as yet... But, have a Lindeman's Kriek I
cultured the dre...
Posted in thread: Canadian Roll Call!! on 02-03-2013 at 01:38 AM
Never tried there, good to know there are some alternatives. We need to get a brew club going
here in the Valley.....