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Posted in thread: Dealing with Roselare's First Pitch Blandness on 12-28-2015 at 05:52 PM
That's not really the fault of the blend, it sounds like it was exposed to too much oxygen.It
had minimal exposed to oxygen. It primary fermented in a 6.5g carboy with roselare. I then
racked it a 6g ...
Posted in thread: Dealing with Roselare's First Pitch Blandness on 12-27-2015 at 06:30 PM
I don't really agree with this 'conventional wisdom'. The two times I used it I really should
have blended the resulting beer to reduce the acidity a little bit.The couple times I used it
with fruit i...
Posted in thread: Dealing with Roselare's First Pitch Blandness on 12-27-2015 at 08:58 AM
I don't think roselare is bland at all. I have made 5-6 beers using it directly pitched and a
few in secondary. The direct/primary ferments were great. It got pretty good in about 12
months. The secon...
Posted in thread: turbid mash effeciency question on 12-11-2015 at 04:45 AM
Turbid mash isn't very efficient. I use raw wheat and sparge the crap out of the mash. I
usually hit 1.030 pre boil and just boil untill it hits 1.050.
Posted in thread: Bourbon County Stout clone attempt on 12-04-2015 at 05:24 AM
I was going to make the same point regarding a 2015 bottle. Funny that their website does not
mention it as an ingredient though.I was speculating on the fact that wheat/dark wheat could
maybe be resp...
Posted in thread: 1G Growler or 5L Flask on 11-22-2015 at 08:03 PM
I can't boil in the flask as I have a glass top stove Why? I use my flasks on my glass stove
top and never had an issue. I've heard you can't but I've had no negative side effects.
Posted in thread: Toss the bucket? "pic" on 11-08-2015 at 06:55 PM
Looks like a great candidate for a grist bucket
Posted in thread: best/cheapest places to buy 50lbs of 2-row? on 11-03-2015 at 05:36 AM
I go to my local maltster warehouse, they are Best Malz, they will sell directly to anyone. One
sack cost about 24€ (26$). If you buy more you get a better rate. We did a bulk order of 10
bags and got...
Posted in thread: Show me your Saison! on 11-01-2015 at 07:53 AM
All of my saison recipes are like 10lbs pils 1/2 pound wheat or Munich or Vienna. Saisons are
simple let the yeast do the talking. I use no sugar and almost always attenuate below 1.005.
Posted in thread: Bourbon County Stout clone attempt on 10-31-2015 at 01:45 PM
Does a mash temp of 152F sound about right?I think that would be a good mash temp