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Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 02-20-2014 at 03:53 PM
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Posted in thread: Anybody else using BKYeast's Cantillon Brett? on 01-14-2014 at 01:04 PM
I finished mine and am a bit underwhelmed. I'm not sure if it is the yeast or the hops (first
brew with Calypso) but it was earthier than I had hoped. I don't think pitching rate was an
issue, it took...
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Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 12-24-2013 at 04:36 PM
15 Gallon Batch of Citra IPA. SWMBO is getting a little antsy for upping her hop intake.
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Posted in thread: Anybody else using BKYeast's Cantillon Brett? on 11-11-2013 at 03:05 PM
In my experience of using brett by making step starters without a stir plate and just guessing
at the cell count, underpitching can produce some pretty nasty off flavors (burning plastic,
Posted in thread: Using 5.2 with Bo Pils on 11-07-2013 at 09:04 PM
Thanks Vlad! All great info. I will try this type of decoction and see how she turns out. I use
a HERMS system and fly sparge but temps are easy to hit if the decoction doesn't get me there
and I alwa...
Posted in thread: Anybody else using BKYeast's Cantillon Brett? on 11-07-2013 at 06:05 PM
I have a blend of C1, 2 and 3 I got from a friend. I did a big 4L starter for 3 days until
krausen dropped. I was planning on another 3 day, 2L starter and pitching into a single hopped
Calypso IPA (M...
Posted in thread: Using 5.2 with Bo Pils on 11-04-2013 at 11:27 PM
My recipe is vary close to yours except for the Munich and cara. I use Weyermanns dark floor
malt instead of Munich and no cara. The malt isn't as aggressive as Munich. I use 2 pounds of
sauer malt. M...
Posted in thread: Using 5.2 with Bo Pils on 11-04-2013 at 11:20 PM
Don't use the 5.2. 10% acid malt is too much for a Boh pils (or for any pils for that matter)
so that recipe is suspect to me. I don't know what your local water mineral profile is, but
using only 15%...