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Posted in thread: I have a pellicle but my beer is not sour on 07-16-2013 at 04:32 AM
odd....I have brewed brett beers with no pellicle formation. I guess just less oxygen?
Posted in thread: I have a pellicle but my beer is not sour on 07-14-2013 at 08:11 PM
So ----- I left this on oak cubes for the past 8 weeks. The pellicle growth is quite intense.
But the flavor is superb! Gravity has dropped from 1.010 to 1.006 and the wood flavor is quite
Posted in thread: I have a pellicle but my beer is not sour on 05-28-2013 at 04:59 AM
Opened the bucket on my pale ale a week ago and found a nice pellicle covering the entire
surface. Been on Primary for about 2 months (kinda forgot about it), but I pulled a sample and
it tastes clean...
Posted in thread: Bottle Priming troubles on 03-09-2013 at 06:25 PM
I'm revisiting this topic - Today I am going to bottle 9 gallons of Weizenbock. It's currently
at 58 degrees and I'd like to achieve 2.8 volumes of CO2. I plug in those values into the
Posted in thread: Fast Lacto & Brett on 01-12-2013 at 04:56 PM
After one week - I tried the wort and it doesn't really taste all that sour. Gonna let the wort
go one more week. Ive it sealed up fairly well - should it have access to at least a little bit
Posted in thread: Fast Lacto & Brett on 01-08-2013 at 05:10 AM
Reviving this thread. I have a local brew club competition in May and the category is Sours.
Obviously my time is somewhat limited and, to top it off, I only make bottle conditioned beers
(don't have ...
Posted in thread: Bottle Priming troubles on 12-25-2012 at 08:40 PM
I tried playing with beersmith and tastybrew and could not recreate the same
problems.....perhaps I was mistaken. Regardless, I think pdxal is correct with the possibility
of volume being the culprit....
Posted in thread: Bottle Priming troubles on 12-24-2012 at 05:37 PM
I always wait until the final gravity has settled and doesnt change for over a week before i
bottle. I typically go 3-4 weeks in primary and 2-4 in secondary depending on the beer. I have
Posted in thread: Bottle Priming troubles on 12-23-2012 at 09:48 PM
I have always used "tastybrews" priming calculator when brewing: my perspective it would seem
a lot of my beers come out over carbonated. When I plugged in the same values into Beersmith I
Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Pale 31 / Pale Ale Clone on 10-27-2012 at 03:13 AM
Whats the verdict? How did this turn out? Would you brew it again? I'm looking to brew a 10
gallon batch of pale ale on Sunday and was thinking of trying this out