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Posted in thread: Stouts and Porters are not dark enough on 08-14-2014 at 05:13 AM
Don't think you guys read the last couple posts in the thread
Posted in thread: Stouts and Porters are not dark enough on 08-13-2014 at 11:28 AM
I think I may have found the answer to my problems. I only have acess to Dingeman's malt and
certain Weyerman malts. The problem is that all the black malts I can get (Carafa III special,
Posted in thread: Sour mash Berliner - should have boiled longer on 08-02-2014 at 04:03 AM
It could be... I had no gravity change over a 3 day period prior to bottling and I primed
conservatively for 2.5 volumes of CO2.I did notice a ring around the neck of the bottles. So I
must have infec...
Posted in thread: Sour mash Berliner - should have boiled longer on 08-01-2014 at 07:40 PM
I was really careful to not reuse any equipment from the sour mash. I used a disposable 9 liter
water bottle for sour worting. I purposefully didn't use any of my regular brewing gear after
the mash. ...
Posted in thread: Help with gushers - Milk Stout on 08-01-2014 at 06:34 AM
Priming with too much sugar for style doesn't mean the bottles should be gushers. It just means
the stout will be as fizzy as an APA. If priming with enough sugar for an APA produces bottle
Posted in thread: Sour mash Berliner - should have boiled longer on 08-01-2014 at 06:06 AM
I did my first sour-worted Berliner Weiss a couple weeks ago. I soured for 3 days then boiled
for 15 minutes and added some hops. I fermented for a week down to 1.004. After a week in the
bottle it wa...
Posted in thread: American Red Ale + Brett? on 07-28-2014 at 03:48 PM
Depending on the strain it can add anything from horseblanket, to ripe tropical fruit, to...
all sorts of things. I think it's a good idea though. Just don't go crazy on the hops!Maybe try
Posted in thread: Help with gushers - Milk Stout on 07-28-2014 at 12:22 PM
The fermentation might not have been done.(or)It was an infection(or)Perhaps the bottles got a
lot warmer than the fermentation temp and the yeast did a little more work because of the
Posted in thread: American Red Ale + Brett? on 07-28-2014 at 12:15 PM
Adding brett shouldn't give you sourness.
Posted in thread: Avoiding foul sour mash aromas on 07-28-2014 at 07:36 AM
I just filled a 9 liter water bottle to the very very top with wort, mixed in some grain, stuck
an airlock on it and I didn't get any stink, just a good, clean sourness.