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  • Posted in thread: Sour Mash Berliner Question on 07-24-2014 at 07:49 PM
    That's OK!! That's is why we ask and learn...This is my first go at this too...As soon as I get
    home tonight, I am draining and boiling and then pitching.Think there will be any noticeable
    difference ...

  • Posted in thread: Sour Mash Berliner Question on 07-24-2014 at 06:21 PM
    I've done it two ways."Historically" (as in, upto ~5 days ago) I made a thick mash in a
    cooler-style mash tun, dropped in a temperature probe to monitor, and added boiling water when
    the temp gets low...

  • Posted in thread: Sour Mash Berliner Question on 07-24-2014 at 03:27 PM
    Me?? I haven't needed to...Being so warm outside the past few days and being in a garden shed
    has created a nice warm area.My Igloo cooler maybe loses 0.5 per hour...In the future, I would
    just add b...

  • Posted in thread: Sour Mash Berliner Question on 07-24-2014 at 03:24 PM
    Tasted it this morning... Pulled from the ball valve. Nice and tart. I haven't had any
    disgusting smells as of yet.The smell of the sample almost reminded me of tomato soup...
    (weird!)I pitched uncrus...

  • Posted in thread: Lot of poly quick disconnects on 07-24-2014 at 11:31 AM
    Whereabouts in WI are you located?Sent from my carboy.

  • Posted in thread: Sour Mash Berliner Question on 07-23-2014 at 07:37 PM
    I don't think it matters but that's just my gut. I'd imagine the lactic acid would disperse
    evenly in the liquid, probably will be fine to taste it like that. It's what I would do if I
    had a spigot on...

  • Posted in thread: Sour Mash Berliner Question on 07-23-2014 at 07:02 PM
    That's normal, it's what mine does when the lacto is thriving. I just used a sanitized spoon
    and tried to get mostly liquid, can't avoid the grain.The sourness should be immediately
    apparent, it shoul...

  • Posted in thread: Sour Mash Berliner Question on 07-23-2014 at 06:27 PM
    So I checked it last night. Smells ok... not too disturbing considering the circumstances. But
    I noticed that all of the grains bloated up and rose to the top. It was all still covered in
    Saran Wrap b...

  • Posted in thread: FastRack Party Pack Giveaway! - Open to All Members! on 07-22-2014 at 04:48 PM
    I will give it a shot!

  • Posted in thread: Sour Mash Berliner Question on 07-22-2014 at 12:58 PM
    Ok folks.Yesterday morning I mashed in 10 gallons of a Berliner Weiss, cooled to 120 and then
    threw a cup of 2-row on top.I then purged with CO2, covered with Saran wrap and purged again
    and covered ...

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"People who drink light 'beer' don't like the taste of beer; they just like to pee alot."

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