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Posted in thread: Bottled Sour Brown on 02-04-2011 at 02:06 PM
Congrats! I hope it turns out great!
Posted in thread: moving lambic out of temp control on 02-03-2011 at 09:35 PM
Once the sacc is through you can move it. A little warmer would be better but the bugs will
still do their thing in the 50's it will just be a little slower. I keep mine between 60-70 but
I have the r...
Posted in thread: Attenuation of Brett-B? on 01-31-2011 at 04:23 PM
Calder, do you happen to remember what the ideal pH for the brett is? I figure it would be
fairly easy to acidify with some lactic to get the magic number for them.Here is what Sparrow
has to say "Bre...
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 01-31-2011 at 05:39 AM
Here is the link
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 01-31-2011 at 04:30 AM
Brett likes micro oxygenation over an extended secondary. Thats why the barrel is perfect for
them. I use the Raj Apte method using an aged oak dowel in my experimental funks. Google "raj
Posted in thread: Growing up bottle dregs on 01-21-2011 at 10:19 PM
How long do you let the YPD starter go Sacc?
Posted in thread: Duvel - We have liftoff!! - what now? on 01-21-2011 at 04:54 PM
I personally don’t use airlocks until fermentation starts to slow. I use a sanitized
piece of foil loose on the top of my carboy. Much like folks do when making starters. Only
after the krausen ...
Posted in thread: Duvel - We have liftoff!! - what now? on 01-21-2011 at 04:48 PM
Should this ever happen again and you are faced with time constraints just spray the inside of
a zip lock or other sandwich bag with star san and slap it over the top. Bacteria wont be able
to get int...
Posted in thread: Duvel - We have liftoff!! - what now? on 01-21-2011 at 04:36 PM
did you cover the opening with anything?
Posted in thread: Growing up bottle dregs on 01-21-2011 at 04:35 PM
I have successfully cultured the brett strain from the New Glarus R&D Goden Ale but the more i
think about it any attempt at "growing" a pitch will result in throwing off the balance of what
I am tryi...