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Posted in thread: Brettanomyces in St. Bretta and Hopsavant on 02-13-2015 at 08:19 PM
So I recently revived my culture of CMY01. I've done some 100% fermentations and some mixed
ones with it... Has anyone struck upon a really nice combo with this yeast that includes
co-pitching it with...
Posted in thread: Ontario hop growers? on 05-05-2014 at 05:30 PM
I grow Hallertau, Cascade, Golding, Williamette and centennial. I have them planted in a bed
spaced out in groups for about 100 feet with 2 lines 4 feet apart for raising and lowering
lines 20 feet in...
Posted in thread: Promoting ethyl lactate in Brett beers on 03-31-2014 at 05:28 PM
Quick question: we know that in the presence of some lactic acid, certain brett strains (such
as Trois) produce more ethyl lactate, giving us more of those tropical fruit and pineapple
Posted in thread: Beer Connoisseur article on traditional Lithuanian brewing. No-boil + hop tea? on 03-21-2014 at 03:43 PM
That's awesome, if you manage to get some Lithuanian farmhouse ales and the yeast survives,
maybe we can do a trade. I'm in Ontario and have a few interesting strains.
Posted in thread: Beer Connoisseur article on traditional Lithuanian brewing. No-boil + hop tea? on 03-21-2014 at 05:42 AM
Has anyone cultured up the yeast from Jovaru Alus?
Posted in thread: Lime Flavored Beer on 02-28-2014 at 01:31 AM
I'd probably go with a pils/wheat grainbill and then add at knockout ~15 chopped kaffir lime
leaves, lime zest, and lots of Motueka finishing hops.
Posted in thread: Belgian Dubbel/DS brewed with Tamarind on 02-15-2014 at 04:28 AM
Nice recipe. Any suggestion for how much tamarind paste to use if going that route? Since it is
concentrated I would assume quite a bit less. Thanks!
Posted in thread: All grain ingredients in Peterborough or the Kawartha area on 02-10-2014 at 04:05 PM
is in Oshawa. They do pickups if you call ahead.
Posted in thread: Brettanomyces in St. Bretta and Hopsavant on 01-13-2014 at 08:32 PM
So, does anyone here who has brewed with Crooked Stave yeast have any updates or anecdotes?I
agree with TNGabe about CMY001 - it gives a noticeable lactic character to my homebrew.
Although isolated f...
Posted in thread: Brettanomyces in St. Bretta and Hopsavant on 10-23-2013 at 12:04 AM
The following info may help. Chad mentioned that:"Hop Savant would have been primarily CMY001,
which is an off shoot of the Drie strain. I haven't been able to check its stability but it has