Last Activity:05-21-2013 7:55 PM
Posted in thread: I found some brewing ingredients. on 05-18-2013 at 06:40 PM
DFH made a brew like the stuff Montezuma drank by the potfull. I forget the name. but you might
find a recipe for it.Theobroma? That's actually a pale colored beer though.
Posted in thread: Extremely Fast Sour? on 04-24-2013 at 04:30 PM
How long did you ferment? I've never read about anyone picking up sourness that quickly without
growing lacto in a hot environment. Maybe the snow somehow already had a ton of lacto on it.
Posted in thread: Berliner weisse with rye malt on 04-22-2013 at 08:45 PM
brewed this ale with around 40% rye as a base malt and let our sour yeast and bacteria eat
away at it in oak barrels for over a year creating a sour ale with a complex character of rye
spice, oak an...
Posted in thread: rehydrate yeast or make starter? on 04-22-2013 at 12:16 PM
So if my recipe says use a starter I can just use a smack pack..I am only on my first batch
dont really want to get into making yeast yet....:)Make a starter if it's a relatively high
gravity beer. If...
Posted in thread: Berliner weisse with rye malt on 04-22-2013 at 03:19 AM
Sounds like a potentially great idea! After having tried Sour in the Rye and Rugbrod from The
Bruery (I loved both of those beers), I've been thinking about trying rye with a lot of
different styles a...
Posted in thread: Caribou Slobber Kit - Harsh Bitterness on 04-21-2013 at 03:44 PM
For instance "Place fermentation vessel in a WARM, dark place till fermentation begins"...what
is warm? I think most people would interpret this as putting it in the warmest place in your
home - the e...
Posted in thread: Caribou Slobber Kit - Harsh Bitterness on 04-20-2013 at 06:22 AM
It's not star san. Star san leaves no taste
Posted in thread: Berliner Weiss, many ways on 04-18-2013 at 08:56 PM
Small beachfront hippie-type town about 15 min from my house is closing off their main street
and hosting a Berlinner Bash with about 15 breweries and 30+ Berlinners. The only drawback is
it's a bit p...
Posted in thread: Berliner Weiss, many ways on 04-18-2013 at 01:33 AM
I've asked a couple times already and no one has answered me, so I will ask again and see if
anyone knows.Is the lacto from a base grain used to make a sour wort homo or heterofermentive?
Posted in thread: Berliner Weiss, many ways on 04-16-2013 at 08:04 PM
What about lacto straight from grain? Will it produce any alcohol?