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Posted in thread: Belle City Winter Warmer Homebrew Competition on 12-18-2012 at 04:49 AM
Hi everyone! This is just a quick reminder that registration for this competition is now open!
Thanks and good luck!www.winterwarmer.org
Posted in thread: Belle City Winter Warmer Homebrew Competition on 11-14-2012 at 09:19 PM
Hello! I'm writing to let you all know about the first annual Belle City Winter Warmer Homebrew
Competition coming up here in Racine, Wisconsin. This competition will be focusing on 'big,
Posted in thread: Taking soooo long to get sour! on 02-23-2011 at 06:49 PM
I don't know about you, but a lot of mine (at least with BF3) were *really* astringent until
they got to around the 8-12 month mark, at which point most of them started getting really good
with La Fol...
Posted in thread: pLambic Primary Fermentation in Oak Barrel on 02-23-2011 at 06:26 PM
I primary in my barrels. After each turn I like to rinse the dregs out before adding the next
batch of wort. I also leave some head space until the secondary settles down then top of for
the next 6 mo...
Posted in thread: Taking soooo long to get sour! on 02-23-2011 at 06:24 PM
Bottle dregs are a must in my opinion, Iíve yet to taste a really great sour beer made with
just Roeselare or Lambic Blend.What about Bugfarm?
Posted in thread: Funky Imperial Stout? on 02-11-2011 at 09:01 PM
I've done an Imperial Stout based off Madrugada Obscura. I used a 3rd generation slurry East
Coast Yeast's Bugfarm3 (no longer available, he's on to the 5th version of the BF now) for
souring after us...
Posted in thread: Jolly Pumpkin La Roja on 01-30-2011 at 04:40 AM
The base of the recipe is what Jolly Pumkin uses, but it is not going to be like the beer due
to a different yeast strain. I have to use the Roeslare Yeast due to it's availability. Where
does one go ...
Posted in thread: Jolly Pumpkin La Roja on 01-29-2011 at 05:46 PM
I also agree about La Roja. In general, Jolly Pumpkin is among my favorite US breweries, but La
Roja is just not a good Flanders-inspired sour ale. In addition to the assessments above, it
comes off w...
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 01-19-2011 at 08:52 AM
is my version of Oldsock's Deviant Cable Car recipe. I pitched a vial of ECY Bugfarm4 into
the primary on this one.Sorry for the poor photo quality. I took it with a crappy cell phone.
Posted in thread: Classic Beer Style Series: Lambic on 01-19-2011 at 08:46 AM
Lambicland is good, but it is more about the commercial operations, places to buy the beers,
commercial examples etc... not much gritty detail on the actual process. Wild Brews has almost
all the info...