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Posted in thread: Pitching dregs into secondary on 08-18-2015 at 07:23 PM
I have pitched some Orval dregs (straight from bottle) into one of four secondary demijohns of
my 'Belgian Special' (8.5 ABV using Whitelabs WLP550), and can't see any activity in the
airlock. I also ...
Posted in thread: Brett Brux help! on 06-19-2015 at 04:50 PM
Refrain from tasting for at least 6 months.it's just brett, you don;t need to wait 6+ months.
it will continue to change for a long period, esp once its under pressure, but by 3 months
you'll have pl...
Posted in thread: Which sour to add cherries to? on 06-19-2015 at 04:47 PM
are these small batch sours? adding 1.75#s to a 5gal batch is going to be very mild
Posted in thread: 20th Annual Boston Homebrew Competition on 05-03-2015 at 02:30 PM
I would hardly call less than 24 hours later taking forever. All the info needs to be double
checked before we post the info, which should go up by the end of today or tomorrow. In the
meantime I can ...
Posted in thread: 20th Annual Boston Homebrew Competition on 04-07-2015 at 02:54 PM
Entry deadline is next Friday. Get your entries in soon before we hit the cap!
Posted in thread: How much detail in BJCP 16 E notes? on 04-01-2015 at 01:26 AM
I've never entered beers into competition before and am trying to glean what info I can off of
old threads about 16E.When judging is it general practice for judges to divide their
rounds?I.e. 2-3 judg...
Posted in thread: Big ABV / Strong bite on 03-23-2015 at 06:49 PM
the strength isn't helping, but moreso your ferment conditions are the culprit. you way
underpitched and if you fermented it at 68F ambient, you were definitely in the 70s, which is
way too high for a...
Posted in thread: Secondary question? on 03-09-2015 at 10:58 PM
no i got that, how old total? I wouldnt add fruit before 9 months
Posted in thread: Secondary question? on 03-09-2015 at 05:13 PM
You should have mentioned it was on currants. The sugars from them could have purged the CO2, I
would have at least left it on them for a few months. How old is this flanders that you already
Posted in thread: Sweeten my Stout on 02-06-2015 at 12:22 AM
maple syrup will not add sweetness, its a simple sugar and will ferment out. lactose would be a
better choice. you could of course also mash higher, bitter less, use more crystal. 3 vanilla
beans is w...