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Posted in thread: Cause of permanent cloudiness on 02-13-2015 at 11:13 PM
I brewed 10 gallons of saison, split the wort into two clean and sanitized carboys, and
fermented one with white labs saison III and the other with Gigayeast saison #1. Both fermented
in the low 70s t...
Posted in thread: Funky beer lover correlation to mushroom lovers? on 02-11-2015 at 05:30 PM
I think the relationship is not as far fetched as the replies here suggest. After all, yeast is
a fungus and a lot of wild/sour/funky beers have musty, earthy, and savory flavors in common
with the ed...
Posted in thread: Can White Labs brett c ferment lactose? on 01-30-2015 at 03:49 PM
Does anyone have experience with WLP brett c in a beer with lactose? According to some papers
published in the 80s and 90s, brett c is supposedly incapable of lactose fermentation, but some
Posted in thread: Sour Stout on 01-07-2015 at 11:44 PM
I agree that Tart of Darkness was sort of one dimensional and not very dark tasting. I'd reduce
the IBUs simply from a flavor standpoint, but otherwise the recipe looks good to me. Assuming
you are pi...
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Posted in thread: Concord Grapes in sour beer on 10-10-2014 at 04:17 PM
We have done several batches on grapes that turned out great. We used about 2 lbs/gallon for 3
months before bottling. I thought the tannins were complementary.Sent from my iPhone using Home
Posted in thread: Gigayeast GY018 - saison #1 on 08-11-2014 at 07:33 PM
After a few weeks in the bottle, this turned out quite nice. Fruity hops backed with a mild
peppery flavor, dry but with nice mouthfeel. Still seems pretty reserved compared to the saison
yeasts I've ...
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Posted in thread: Gigayeast GY018 - saison #1 on 07-25-2014 at 07:00 PM
I primed the brett half the same as the clean half, to about 2.7 vol, without accounting for
any further attenuation. I bottled these in sturdy 500 ml bottles though, so I'm not
concerned.I mashed at ...