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Posted in thread: Well How Did That Happen? on 10-04-2015 at 03:34 PM
Long story, TLDR version: barleywine with Brett has become sour somehow.I brewed 6 gallons of
barleywine in July 2014, split it in half, bottled one half and pitched a vial of Brett C into
the other (...
Posted in thread: Wyeast Private Collection Strains Q4 on 10-04-2015 at 03:15 PM
I just ordered the Old Ale blend from my lhbs. Does anyone know which brett strain is in
that?Since they are trying for an English style I would guess Brett C.
Posted in thread: How to bottle carbonate a low gravity beer?? on 10-04-2015 at 03:13 PM
Short answer: the same way you would any other beer.Long answer: use some fresh yeast and a
Posted in thread: Looking to brew an old ale with some Brett character on 10-02-2015 at 05:00 AM
Fyi, just sampled mine. Somehow it has developed a sour flavor. I like it personally, but not
what I had expected. Could be that too much oxygen got into the carboy.
Posted in thread: Looking to brew an old ale with some Brett character on 10-02-2015 at 03:53 AM
Thanks for the heads up. I'll insure to have a higher cell cout that just a smakpack.A good way
to do it is to make the starter a week ahead and the Brett used to a 8%+ ABV environment. I
Posted in thread: Looking to brew an old ale with some Brett character on 10-01-2015 at 11:51 PM
Quick note. I have a barley wine that I added Brett to half of. Its been sitting in a carboy
for over a year now. I'm the first year the gravity only dropped 5 points, I attribute this to
the Brett be...
Posted in thread: Traditional German vs. Modern German Dunkel Recipes on 09-30-2015 at 03:21 AM
1 lb of Melanoidin is FAR too much. Maybe 1/4 lb.
Posted in thread: Scored some fresh hops - advice? on 09-10-2015 at 07:03 PM
My LHBS sells wet hops that they vacuum seal and then freeze. I bought some two years ago and
kept them in the freezer for 2 months before finishing them off, beer came out great.
Posted in thread: Chinook Fresh Hop Ideas on 09-10-2015 at 01:56 AM
This is my first year attempting to grow hops, and surprisingly my Chinook plant actually has
some buds on it. While I haven't harvested them yet and really don't have a great idea how much
I will get...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 08-25-2015 at 09:41 PM
Haven't brewed in over a month due to travelling for various family engagements, then studying
for the GMAT, then taking the GMAT. I finally bottled a wheat saison last night that'd been
sitting for a...