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Posted in thread: Spencer Brewery Trappist yeast on 06-22-2015 at 12:44 PM
Just bottled my Westvleteren 12 clone yesterday. OG was perfect at 1.091 and the wlp530
(Westmalle strain) attenuated at 88%, making the FG 1.011. I was so happy that I hit my numbers
darn near perfec...
Posted in thread: Spencer Brewery Trappist yeast on 06-22-2015 at 11:16 AM
That's good news catdaddy. I am aiming for another batch of my dubbel which will make this the
fourth generation. I noticed a very sluggish fermentation with my quadrupel. One batch was
mixed with wlp...
Posted in thread: What to brew? Cuvee Rene starter..... on 06-04-2015 at 01:04 AM
Thank you for your input burninator
Posted in thread: What to brew? Cuvee Rene starter..... on 06-04-2015 at 12:34 AM
Well I do have have a rather old pack of the Schelde and my new wild basement yeast that is
fermenting a 2 gallon batch right now. I guess you mean to let it sit for much longer? It's
already rather s...
Posted in thread: What to brew? Cuvee Rene starter..... on 06-03-2015 at 09:59 PM
Anybody have ideas about what to do about the leftover pellicle and cake when I bottle this?
Would you just lay another batch on top? This being my first sour and the first time using a
bucket for suc...
Posted in thread: What to brew? Cuvee Rene starter..... on 06-02-2015 at 09:09 PM
Didn't get to take a picture but the pellicle is thick and looks cheesy, veinlike, folds of
silk, white colored, and without large bubbles.Very nice souring at this point and taste like
any other gene...
Posted in thread: Wild yeast what could it be? on 06-02-2015 at 09:00 PM
So here are the current numbers for the 2 gallon batch:Original Brix - 14.02 Original Gravity -
1.057Current Brix - 5.7 Current Gravity - 1.0027.1% abvTaste is simliar to the first test batch
Posted in thread: Yeast Blending on 05-21-2015 at 01:41 AM
Thinking about combining a pack of Belgian Ardennes (3522) and a pack of DuPont (3724) in one
large starter to make a high gravity Saison... any thoughts?That would be Wlp568 to be sure.
But yeah, ble...
Posted in thread: Wild yeast what could it be? on 05-19-2015 at 06:22 PM
Brewed up the 2 gallon batch and pitched the yeast at 68F with a 1.057 og today. The 1 liter
flask starter has some pellicle type bubbles and had the same flavor and aroma as above. This
recipe had 94...
Posted in thread: Spencer Brewery Trappist yeast on 05-19-2015 at 06:16 PM
Hmmm? There are certain intractables that I don't think have been repealed.Anyway, I totally
went over to The Dark Side, have been accelerating the carbonation of this brew (every time I