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  • Posted in thread: Fastest to ropey? on 07-09-2014 at 12:26 AM
    I had a barrel go ropey in a couple months. It sat all winter that way. Only recently has it
    started to come back to "being well." I pitched all 20 EBY strains.

  • Posted in thread: Homemade Bread Thread on 07-05-2014 at 08:32 PM
    aaaaaaaaaaaand, here's todays loaves.

  • Posted in thread: Homemade Bread Thread on 07-05-2014 at 05:10 PM
    We have been using starter that supposedly hails from Alaska.Richard Proenneke the backcountry
    Alaskan mountain man was said to have used the same strain. We really like it going on 5 yrs
    now.Read abo...

  • Posted in thread: Homemade Bread Thread on 07-05-2014 at 05:06 PM
    Indeed I did although by now I would call it the house strain. Chugach, if your interested let
    me know.I would love to get my hands on some. I've got two I'm using right now, but working on
    expanding ...

  • Posted in thread: Homemade Bread Thread on 07-04-2014 at 06:03 PM
    Pretty much indefinitely, I dry what I send out.Where is the source of your starter? I'm
    starting to collect them.

  • Posted in thread: Bagels, Pizza & Bread. on 07-04-2014 at 06:00 PM
    Thanks, you too!

  • Posted in thread: Homemade Bread Thread on 06-28-2014 at 12:46 AM
    What starter are you trading, out of sheer curiosity.

  • Posted in thread: Homemade Bread Thread on 06-26-2014 at 10:22 PM
    I would lower the baking temp to 450 and score it. Better yet, cook in a dutch oven. I have a
    lot of info on my blog about baking/shaping bread that has been condensed to pix and small
    sentences. :)

  • Posted in thread: primary fermentaion in 59gl barrel? on 06-26-2014 at 12:21 AM
    Nice. Where'd you get the barrel stand? I make mine out of wood, that looks like a legit one or
    a good copy.

  • Posted in thread: Maximum Souring on 06-11-2014 at 05:35 PM
    I think it depends what you mean by "souring". Are you looking for acid content? Funk? Many
    people interchange the two without thinking twice. I have some insanely funky beers that are
    probably what m...

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