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Posted in thread: Last Minute Brett IPA. Can it be done? on 08-24-2013 at 02:55 PM
The starter took off better than i was expecting. That said, i'd probably still be
underpitching if I made the whole thing today.I may cut back on the fermentables like you
suggested to make it more d...
Posted in thread: Last Minute Brett IPA. Can it be done? on 08-24-2013 at 04:45 AM
So SWMBO is going away tomorrow and i have a chance to brew. I've been eyeing up a 100% brett
IPA with a cool hop bill using WLP 644. Anyway, the issue i'm coming up against is I could brew
Posted in thread: Contaminating a "contaminated" beer on 11-14-2012 at 05:35 PM
I'd be as stringent as you normally are. Unless you are doing a true lambic that is
spontaneously fermented, you want to ensure that the bugs you pitch are the bugs that do the
work. Others could comm...
Posted in thread: east coast yeast Flemish ale stalled on 10-18-2012 at 01:10 PM
Woke up to some krausen! Kind of a mix of a dusty pellicle and a regular type krausen. Goes to
prove if you post a concern on the boards, it will fix itself and you will feel silly.
Posted in thread: east coast yeast Flemish ale stalled on 10-18-2012 at 02:46 AM
Yeah I was torn between making a starter and possibly throwing off the ecy balance. Ive also
heard Ecy likes warmer temps tonget going. If its still on Friday I guess ill add some t58
Posted in thread: east coast yeast Flemish ale stalled on 10-17-2012 at 11:45 PM
I managed to pick up some ECY02 awhile back (manufacture date late July 2012) which I pitched
in to a Flanders brown this past Sunday. I was a tad concerned with the OG being high (I messed
up the par...
Posted in thread: Sour beer starter - prepping for first lambic on 08-17-2012 at 02:35 AM
I'm going through almost the exact same process right now. I have a 2L flask of wort that i've
been dumping dregs from sours i enjoy in to it. I've "fed" it once and i have the beginning of
Posted in thread: who has used russian river yeast? on 08-11-2012 at 12:43 PM
I'm currently stepping up a starter made from RR Supplication /JP Oro De Calabaza dregs.
there's quite a bit of yeast at the bottom of the flask. Definitely active, still waiting to
see how much of it...
Posted in thread: San Diego brewery tour tomorrow on 07-27-2012 at 06:58 PM
Now that's a tour
Posted in thread: Riesling/Gerwurtztraminer oak cubes on 07-23-2012 at 01:24 AM
I've only had experience imparting wine/liquor flavors via oak, in sort of an attempt to
replicate a real wine/liquor barrel. My LHBS has wine grapes at specific times of the year, but
i have no idea ...