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Posted in thread: WLP650 Brettanomyces Bruxellensis - Help on 01-15-2016 at 03:10 PM
I left it at 85F all night and this morning it is going like crazy so the temp does make a big
difference. I wanted a starter because my orval clone batch is 10 gallons and I also wanted to
Posted in thread: WLP650 Brettanomyces Bruxellensis - Help on 01-14-2016 at 10:52 PM
Thanks for the replies, I thought about the temp but I guess 70 might be to low. I just put the
stir plate setup on a warming pad and topped it with an inverted 7 gallon bucket. I will try
for 80-85F ...
Posted in thread: WLP650 Brettanomyces Bruxellensis - Help on 01-14-2016 at 09:59 PM
I am making an Orval clone and my primary is finished fermenting and ready to rack to secondary
and add the WL 650. Last week I made a 1.5L starter for the WL 650 at 1.040 and had on a stir
plate at 7...
Posted in thread: Cherry Puree on Flanders on 06-20-2013 at 02:31 PM
Good idea, thanks.
Posted in thread: Cherry Puree on Flanders on 06-15-2013 at 05:44 AM
I started a solera project in a 60gal wine barrrel in 2/2012, and just pulled 15 gals a few
weeks ago. Kegged 10 gals straight, but racked 5 to a glass carboy on 3lbs of canned cherry
puree.After 1 we...
Posted in thread: What is floating in this beer? on 03-03-2013 at 11:02 PM
I have a 12 pack of Redhook Longhammer and all the bottles have white looking flakes floating
at the bottom of the bottle. When poured into a glass they break into finer particles. Any
ideas of what i...
Posted in thread: Pilsner Base in APA? on 09-22-2012 at 05:12 AM
Thanks for the input. Brewed it today with a 90min boil, 90% pils, 5% crystal 40, and 5% wheat.
I`ll post the results in a few weeks....
Posted in thread: Pilsner Base in APA? on 09-21-2012 at 04:52 PM
I have some extra pilsner malt I want to use up. If I use the pilsner grains in place of 2Row
for the base grain of an American Pale Ale recipe, what type of flavor difference could I
expect? Thanks f...
Posted in thread: Is My Barrel Worth the Effort? on 05-15-2012 at 06:40 PM
Hi gang,I scored a used French oak red wine barrel from a local winery yesterday for $40. I was
very excited to get it, but I have a few concerns.1. It's probably about 50 gallons. I'm not
ready to, n...
Posted in thread: Great improvement in efficiency. on 05-10-2012 at 03:43 PM
If I stir my mash thoroughly before putting on the lid and walking away, how are hot/cold
pockets going to form?IMO the type of mach tun would make a difference. Mine is a steel kettle
and brew outsid...