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Posted in thread: My first gose on 07-24-2014 at 05:05 AM
Finally found time to post an update. I have just finish moving half way across the counrty.The
plain gose cleared up nicely. I added 1/2 tsp of gelatin to the blackberry gose without cold
Posted in thread: My first gose on 06-21-2014 at 05:46 PM
The beer today was just barely perceptible tartness. I did split the batch and put 2.5 gallons
on 2.5 lbs of wild blackberries. I intended to heat the fruit to 170 and hold for 10 min but
Posted in thread: My first gose on 06-21-2014 at 07:17 AM
Thanks for the input. I brewed it last week and will rack to secondary tomorrow. I've gone back
and forth about putting half of it on 2-3 lbs of blackberries. I think I am going to do it to
see if the...
Posted in thread: My first gose on 06-13-2014 at 05:09 AM
I'm going to attempt my first gose this weekend by brewing the "There She Gose Again" all grain
recipe with acidulated malt from the BYO website. One modification is I plan to substitute the
Posted in thread: Any ideas for repurposing scratched carboys? on 12-16-2013 at 09:11 PM
I don't currently buy my malt in bulk, so I might try to come up with an easy dispensing grain
bin design as an excuse to make the jump into bulk. My mill had a converted carboy for a bin
attached to ...
Posted in thread: Any ideas for repurposing scratched carboys? on 12-16-2013 at 12:38 AM
I have three well used Better Bottle carboys(one 6 gal and two 5 gal) , one of which is visibly
scratched near the neck probably from using a carboy brush before I knew better. I haven't
noticed any i...
Posted in thread: Too warm vs fluctuating temps lagering on 02-09-2013 at 09:34 PM
Does anyone have any thoughts on this? I have kept the beers in my crawl space and they seem to
stay steady at about 44 degrees. Mostlly I am just curious in case I get this situation again.
Posted in thread: Too warm vs fluctuating temps lagering on 02-02-2013 at 05:18 AM
Which is worse? I have a vienna lager fermented at 54F. Moved it to my outdoor insulated
storage. Beer temp was 34-40 for 1 week, then we hit a warm spell. Beer temp was 44-50 for 4-7
days(I am unsure...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 01-30-2013 at 06:53 PM
I can honestly say I have read all 70 pages of this thread, but do not think there was an
answer to my question...BTW, what great information! Has anyone done this with champagne yeast?
What is the co...
Posted in thread: Pasteurization to stop bottle carbonation? on 12-30-2012 at 06:51 PM
I appreciate the reply. It was very helpful. You mentioned a couple of things I could change or
do better. Not to highjack the thread, but I have one final question. I have three Better
Bottles that I...