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Posted in thread: Sour Yeast Cake With No Activity - How Long to Wait? on 12-03-2013 at 03:36 AM
I haven't taken one yet. However, I've seen Michael Tonsmeire give advice to other people with
the same issue. He says to basically pitch some brewers yeast along with the old yeast
cake.What is your ...
Posted in thread: Sour Yeast Cake With No Activity - How Long to Wait? on 12-02-2013 at 05:51 AM
I reused a yeast cake that has sour bugs from Russian River Temptation and Cascade Sang Royal
that is over 2 years old, along with US05 that is about 2 months old. The beer doesn't have any
Posted in thread: Easy Way to Make Sour Beers (1 gal wort + dregs) on 10-02-2013 at 09:06 AM
An update on how my 1 gallon sour beer experiments have been going (2 years in):[ame]
Posted in thread: Looking for Founders Dirty Bastard Clone on 08-21-2013 at 10:11 PM
+1 to this. I was wondering the same thing. Bueller............Bueller?From what I can assume
everyone in this thread is doing a typical 60 minute boil with no other unusual methods. I
would think tha...
Posted in thread: Carboy Cleaning on 08-21-2013 at 09:57 PM
I've never used Oxyclean, but I haven't felt a need to. PBW is more expensive, but it's a no
fuss cleaner. From what I have heard, it is a lot easier to rinse than Oxyclean. All I know is
that I certa...
Posted in thread: Black Tuesday Clone - The Bruery on 08-21-2013 at 01:05 AM
Any updates out there?
Posted in thread: Carboy Cleaning on 08-16-2013 at 07:09 PM
Fill it with warm water and PBW, and soak it over night. Rinse out a few times with warm water
the next day.
Posted in thread: Repitching Old Sour Beer Trub on 08-14-2013 at 07:23 PM
No, 2 out of the 3 fermenters were oxidized. The one that is not oxidized had a more solid
pellicle. That's the one I would be adding to unferrmented wort. I will probably dump the other
2 that oxidiz...
Posted in thread: Repitching Old Sour Beer Trub on 08-14-2013 at 06:17 PM
In my experience, dry airlocks most certainly will produce oxidation over a long period of time
(6-12 months). I've had it happen to more than one batch of beers/meads. Splashing never
occurred in any...
Posted in thread: Repitching Old Sour Beer Trub on 08-14-2013 at 05:35 PM
When pitching, you WANT oxygen.I suspect it was somewhere else in the later process that
oxidation occurred.Yes, the oxidation occurred after primary fermentation. I let the airlocks
go dry accidental...