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Posted in thread: Inhibition of WLP655 Sour Mix 1 bugs by alcohol on 01-27-2013 at 04:48 AM
I'm not even sure the Brett will do much. Brett is supposed to be tolerant to about 18% abv,
but some on this forum say the Brett you get from Wyeast and WLP is only tolerant to about 10%.
Would be in...
Posted in thread: Quantitative assay for characteristic compounds in wild ales on 01-25-2013 at 05:01 AM
I dont know if it can be tested but I love the Butyric acid in GeuzeLove it? Isn't that what
makes vomit smell like vomit? I've smelled faint whiffs of it before in gueze, but I can't say
I loved it.
Posted in thread: Sour mash + roeselare Flanders Red? on 01-25-2013 at 04:47 AM
I was thinking the same thing, maybe with a Saison yeast like 3724 at 90F and then a sour bug
blend like roeselare, 3763.
Posted in thread: Inhibition of WLP655 Sour Mix 1 bugs by alcohol on 01-24-2013 at 02:46 AM
Do any of you applied microbiology types have any information on this? I made a barleywine
about 5 weeks ago. The OG was 1.11. I pitched 2 packs of US-05 with it. The IBUs are about 23.
I racked it in...
Posted in thread: Advice on pitching Roselare on 01-06-2013 at 05:17 AM
Why the olive oil? Somebody has to ask...
Posted in thread: Bottle Shop Trip Suggestions? on 01-06-2013 at 05:13 AM
+1 on The Bruery Oude Tart
Posted in thread: Sour help on 01-06-2013 at 05:06 AM
Be aware that with most sours (lambics, Flanders Red, oud Bruin) you are looking at a year or
more fermentation time, the exception being Berliner Weisse. There is a la Roja clone kit
available from A...
Posted in thread: Planning my first sour, need advice on 01-05-2013 at 07:22 PM
If you're up for a classic Brett beer, you might try an Orval clone. The yeast used in primary
will be available soon from White Labs: WLP510, Bastogne. Here's some info from White Labs.
Orval is abou...
Posted in thread: Fermentation: what to expect? on 01-04-2013 at 06:03 AM
Everything you report is normal. You're on your way to a good homebrew!
Posted in thread: Planning my first sour, need advice on 01-04-2013 at 05:57 AM
In general, with microbial mixes like WLP670, a starter is not recommended. Yes, going with the
670 in primary for 5 months and then 1 month in bottles should give you what you want.