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Posted in thread: Grains / Hops / Yeast Tables on 01-17-2014 at 12:02 AM
I'm putting together a spreadsheet style recipe calculator. Does anyone have a source for
updated ingredients tables to easily copy and paste (ex: list of hops and their AAs)? Most of
the ones I'm fin...
Posted in thread: Reusing sour barrels on 04-11-2013 at 09:35 AM
The barrels have re-used for decades in a lot of cases, so they are as neutral as can be. They
are mostly used to create a nice home for all the microflora, and it allows a certain amount of
Posted in thread: Reusing sour barrels on 04-10-2013 at 07:08 PM
Thanks guys I guess I'm going to do a few (non-sour) dark beers first to try and break in the
barrel.I know that smaller barrel = more surface area. Another thing that it means is that the
wood is les...
Posted in thread: Reusing sour barrels on 04-09-2013 at 04:15 AM
O ya scrubbing is out of the question. I'm not sure what exactly I will do In order to reuse
the sour yeast. It would be nice to just give the barrel a quick rinse and then rack in the
next beer assum...
Posted in thread: Reusing sour barrels on 04-08-2013 at 02:00 AM
So I've got a 5 gallon barrel. It had bourbon in it for 250 days. Soon I will attempt my first
sour ale. I'll be fermenting with a commercial Belgian yeast and then racking to the barrel
with some Jol...
Posted in thread: Imperial Red? or something else? on 03-11-2013 at 05:59 PM
Posted in thread: Imperial Red? or something else? on 03-11-2013 at 03:40 AM
This is what I'll be brewing tomorrow. I was originally aiming for an imperial red but I've
strayed quite a bit from the standard recipes in that category. I'm mostly interested in your
Posted in thread: Sudden Temp Rise on 02-10-2013 at 10:50 PM
Thanks! Gassing off makes a lot of sense. However, I'm not convinced of the imperfect seal
theory. Are there any other theories as to why to why this is only effecting one beer? The one
Posted in thread: Sudden Temp Rise on 02-10-2013 at 09:49 PM
I currently have two beers fermenting with WLP001. They have both been in primaries for about
15 days. Everything normal for the first 12 days. The temperature hovered right around 64F with
a couple d...
Posted in thread: American Tripel on 03-04-2012 at 06:22 PM
Thanks a lot everyone. The combination of American hops and Belgian yeast is what I really want
to make work. I actually have a beer fermenting right now that is more along the lines of a