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Posted in thread: need sour beer advice on 01-25-2013 at 09:12 PM
Less oak sat for longer gives a better overall flavor than more oak sat for less time. I'm not
sure about the 0.25-0.5 oz deal as it often comes down to taste and time in the wort but I plan
Posted in thread: Rinsing Wyeast 3191 PC Berliner-Weisse Blend? on 01-23-2013 at 05:07 PM
I've never reused any wyeast except for Roeselare but I would be comfortable reusing it. The
only issue is it's a mixed yeast so the ratio of lacto, Sach, and Brett will go out of whack
Posted in thread: Breweries you've Visited/Toured? on 01-22-2013 at 04:38 AM
Dallas, TXDeep EllumFranconiaCommunity BeerPortland, ORDeschutesBridgeportRogueSan Diego,
CAStoneAlesmith Pizza PortSan Francisco, CARussian RiverDenver, COAveryDenver Brewing
CompanyNew Belgium, Dogf...
Posted in thread: Roeselare Headspace & Fermination Advise on 01-18-2013 at 04:34 AM
My opinion is that you should keep it on the yeast cake because:A) 1st generation Roeselare is
notorious for being weak.B) Keeping it on the yeast cake increases the sourness which is wanted
with a 1s...
Posted in thread: Disappointed with Roselare on 01-09-2013 at 03:56 AM
Good to know about the Monks Cafe. I read a few posts stating otherwise but you're right it's
listed in the mad fermentationists bottle list of viable dregs. My bad.
Posted in thread: Denny Conn's Wry Smile Rye IPA on 01-07-2013 at 05:52 AM
Assuming this is your first try I would just do the 1 oz of Columbus. Bad mistake by the LHBS
though so I feel your pain. I'll be brewing this one myself in a week and am going 100% off the
recipe as ...
Posted in thread: lactobacillus in a crockpot on 01-06-2013 at 05:10 PM
29th floor what flavors are you getting in your Berliner Weiss?I brewed mine 45 days or so ago
with the raw grain method dropped into wort for a 3 day head start and then finished with
WLP001. It's a ...
Posted in thread: Disappointed with Roselare on 01-06-2013 at 04:47 PM
Also I'm almost positive Monks Cafe is pasteurized. I'd use different dregs next time. Everyone
raves about the JP dregs being super quick though so I'm a little surprised you have no
sourness yet. It...
Posted in thread: Berliner Weisse on 12-16-2012 at 04:16 PM
Good to hear, Berliner Weisses are homebrewer's favorite beer after the first time you do it
because you can't believe how easy it is. There are commercial ones available but it's hard to
find and I d...
Posted in thread: Sours Newb on 12-16-2012 at 03:45 PM
I'd love to but will have to pass I'm just getting into the sours and have just made my first
batch. I think it'd be more stealing on my part than trading.