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Posted in thread: Fruit on top of sour yeast cake or not? on 10-31-2014 at 04:57 PM
I should add, that I only used WLP-001 in primary. Once it was down to 1.020, I racked to
secondary and then pitched the Roeselare.
Posted in thread: Fruit on top of sour yeast cake or not? on 10-31-2014 at 04:53 PM
I have a Red Flanders that I plan to add cherries to (my first sour). My problem is that the
beer is already in secondary (7 months) and I know I won't have room for the 5lbs+ cherries in
my 5 gallon ...
Posted in thread: Using a barrel the second time... Hot water rinse? on 07-20-2014 at 01:53 PM
I have a 5 gal Balcones whiskey barrel. For what it is worth, here is my experience.First beer
through was a 1.091 old ale. It is now in a carboy rounding out. The second was a typical ESB
which I am ...
Posted in thread: Accidentally froze my slants on 05-01-2014 at 12:24 AM
Had a similar event Likely they are dead. But go ahead and try grow a starter. You only need a
couple of survivors......you never knowBut mine did not work out. Good luck
Posted in thread: Barrel Aging and air locks on 04-20-2014 at 06:09 PM
After racking my first beer into my bourbon barrel all was fine and calm. But when I moved it
30 feet to its resting place the CO2 in suspension was released and foaming occurred (duh). So
an airlock ...
Posted in thread: IBU corrections: Seperate hop boil? on 04-13-2014 at 10:48 PM
I have an Old Ale (very young) that I think may have a bitter/sweetness imbalance. I under
estimated by boil off rate and over shot my OG by .007 (the IBU's were already on the low end
of the style). ...
Posted in thread: Barrel Aging and air locks on 04-04-2014 at 04:04 PM
How many do you have or how little space do you have that you have to worry about stacking
them?? :)It's a vertical space issue....but I can still dream:rolleyes:
Posted in thread: Barrel Aging and air locks on 04-03-2014 at 02:33 PM
I use an airlock with a barrel. At least in the beginning, there is some dissolved CO2 that
gets released in the transfer. Probably after a few days you could replace it, but I'd rather
monitor an air...
Posted in thread: Barrel Aging and air locks on 04-02-2014 at 08:35 PM
If using a barrel for secondary aging, it an airlock necessary versus filling to brim and then
adding a rubber stopper. Obviously I would need to be certain that the beer had reached
Posted in thread: Is this bad?...is this bad?..... on 02-01-2014 at 12:33 AM
Wow was looking over some of my old posts and was shocked to see that it has been 6 years since
my first brew day. Time flys as they sayOh and this batch turned out fine. Typical clumpy
English ale ye...