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Posted in thread: Having a crack at a Mango IPA this weekend, thoughts on my recipe? on 07-13-2015 at 04:42 PM
Freezing fruit does a reasonable job of killing a lot. Adding towards the end of primary means
there is no O2 and there is alcohol present which helps as well. The yeast can outcompete
Posted in thread: Having a crack at a Mango IPA this weekend, thoughts on my recipe? on 07-10-2015 at 04:32 PM
Amount depend on what you are going for. I am doing a session IPA with Citra and Mosaic and
added 2lbs of passion fruit purée and 1lbs of Mango chunks. I am trying to compliment the hops
and provide a...
Posted in thread: lets see your full Fermenters on 06-20-2015 at 04:28 PM
28571228571328571412 Gallons of Pliny the Elder Clone in my 14 Gallon Chronical and the other
True GDM 12 chamber I set up. The sight glass makes yeast harvesting and trub removal a
Posted in thread: lets see your full Fermenters on 06-20-2015 at 04:24 PM
285710285711Alpine Nelson Clone in the 7 Gal Chronical and my first ever Spruce beer (Amber -
Rye w/ the spruce addition pictures) in the better bottle. I am loving my True Fermentation
fridges. Took ...
Posted in thread: Hop torpedo on 06-02-2015 at 07:03 PM
I only did it the one time as I have been busy with work and family. The flow was very slow as
it was small diameter tubing and I set it at a low rate.
Posted in thread: Fruit recommendations on 05-29-2015 at 04:25 AM
281074281075Frozen grapes going in and then once thawed, the lambic goes on top. Very excited
to see how these Malbec Grapes work with the sour.
Posted in thread: Achieving a silky/pillowy/creamy mouthfeel (a la Hill Farmstead)? on 05-27-2015 at 06:05 PM
Did you use Amarillo? Some people get a soapy flavor from it. It's a genetic trait like people
who taste soap from Cilantro.
Posted in thread: Bottle condition or force carb fruit lambics on 05-27-2015 at 02:35 PM
I like the solution - solution. I could even add a little Lavlin wine yeast to the solution as
some insurance, but I agree, if it can chew through ten pounds of fruit, I think it can handle
a few gram...
Posted in thread: Bottle condition or force carb fruit lambics on 05-27-2015 at 01:40 PM
Thanks. The blend that I fruited was all 2.5years old so new yeast is in order. I think I will
measure out sugar and sprinkle yeast for each 500ml bottle. I don't like the idea of stirring
in a bottli...
Posted in thread: Fruit recommendations on 05-27-2015 at 01:50 AM
Up next.......10lbs of Chilean Malbec grapes, Argentina had a hurricane and the shipment fell
through or I would have used those. These are beautiful and taste great. Only took an hour to
de stem by h...