Last Activity:11-25-2014 12:50 PM
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Posted in thread: Need to wax a 30 gallon barrel? on 11-12-2014 at 06:27 PM
I'm about to get 3 - 1gallon barrels, a 3 gallon and a 10 gallon to supplement the 50's. How
much wax did you end up going through.
Posted in thread: Faux Turbid Mash on 11-12-2014 at 06:25 PM
Its under this title, A Scaled-Down Mash Schedule from Cantillon Brewery, big box about 1/2 way
Posted in thread: Young Flanders Red - Watery/Bland? on 11-10-2014 at 02:40 PM
Recipe is definitely low in complexity. When I brew a flanders, only 60% of the malt comes from
pils, the rest is all crystals, wheat, etc.
Posted in thread: New sour beer experimenter on 11-10-2014 at 02:38 PM
Those 1-2 gallon pulls are going to take a while as well. I'd sour the whole batch with
whatever you plan on using, then rack to fruit as that tends to take less time.
Posted in thread: Astringency in sours? on 11-10-2014 at 02:36 PM
Sure! Not all sours are extreme :) I've noticed it in several brews, although never in super
Posted in thread: Faux Turbid Mash on 11-10-2014 at 02:36 PM
Long answer is here: answer is about a gallon per 5g batch.
Posted in thread: Flanders Red recipe/yeast blend recommendations on 11-10-2014 at 02:34 PM
For what its worth, I've been pitching a single smack pack of yeast into a 50Gallon barrel and
have been having great results. I've also washed and reused yeast from the bottom of a
fermenter or "rack...
Posted in thread: wlp 655 any good solo? on 11-10-2014 at 02:27 PM
I thought it was good. It even was the funkiest of the batch in my experiment where I tried bug
blends with hops.
Posted in thread: bug country 2014 on 11-10-2014 at 02:26 PM
I got some ECY 20 in a trade and just ramped it up before pitching it into a 50G barrel where I
used a modified turbid mash. ECY20 came out much more sour (but not too sour by any means, just
Posted in thread: Using extract in aged sours - does all-grain make a difference? on 10-14-2014 at 06:27 PM
Along similar lines, someone gave me a 50lb bucket of sorghum syrup. Morbidly, I'm thinking of
making a 50G batch of it and tossing it in a barrel (barrel is recently empty and this is
cheaper than ho...