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Posted in thread: Back from Amsterdam on 05-06-2012 at 08:45 PM
Just split a bottle with the GF. Good balance of sweet and bitter. Quite complex - Nice
Carbonation. See you next year westy :)
Posted in thread: Back from Amsterdam on 05-06-2012 at 08:30 PM
That is OK but I will be the ultimate judge. Drink 1 now - I have 5 more to cellar.
Posted in thread: Back from Amsterdam on 05-06-2012 at 07:38 PM
This is going to be like bedding a virgin. Whats the optimal procedure!?
Posted in thread: Back from Amsterdam on 05-06-2012 at 07:37 PM
Wow - Had a great time. Did everything, Drank everything. "Smuggled" back a few friends @ 10
Posted in thread: Thoughts about a 12'' collar on a 20'' chest freezer? on 10-23-2011 at 08:46 PM
Hey man, No worries.I just finished my build with a collar height of about 11.25" and thickness
of about 2.25. No need for extra insulation my temp is consitant throughout the keezer, perhaps
just a 1...
Posted in thread: Sour smelling starter on 10-23-2011 at 08:36 PM
generally all starters in my opinion have a tart smell, the taste test is actually more
accurate. If it tastes ok then you are in the clear, you would definatly be able to detect
contamination even th...
Posted in thread: What's your occupation: Engineer or Non-Engineer on 10-11-2011 at 05:00 PM
Guilty. Have an M.eng in Bioprocess & cell sciences.
Posted in thread: Palm sugar on 10-04-2011 at 02:20 PM
I have brewed belgian styles with palm/jaggery sugar. It works but it has a very distinct and
strong caramel-like notes. They do mellow out during conditioning/aging but it may take a year
or more to ...
Posted in thread: Orval Dregs - High level of activity after 24hrs on 10-03-2011 at 09:45 PM
update:After cooling in the fridge I decanted and pitched into a 1 L vol. I tasted the decanted
volume and it didn't taste sour or spoiled so adventure continues. Pitch last night at 9pm,
today its no...
Posted in thread: Orval Dregs - High level of activity after 24hrs on 09-29-2011 at 03:01 AM
If you aerate brett enough as a primary fermenter it will tear through wort very fast. Maybe
too fast. Give it a good whiff (taste if you are daring). You should immediately be able to
tell whether it...