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Posted in thread: Split batch of YB's Melange, Farmhouse Sour and Saison Brett on 05-26-2015 at 10:03 PM
Farmhouse Sour beer was racked onto four pounds of apricots and four pounds of rhubarb on 5/23.
Posted in thread: Split batch of YB's Melange, Farmhouse Sour and Saison Brett on 05-19-2015 at 08:54 PM
Details from samples pulled on 5/14:Farmhouse SourDown to 1.001pH - 3.89Noticed a clear bubbly
pellicle (bubbles about an inch high) forming during the first week of May. Was fully in place
by the 7th...
Posted in thread: Drying Hops in a shaded Greenhouse on 04-22-2015 at 12:22 AM
Awesome points! They admit that the days of guys driving around the fields in pickups
harvesting with pole saws and hand picking cones off the bines are drawing to a close. I think
they were at the 2-...
Posted in thread: Drying Hops in a shaded Greenhouse on 04-17-2015 at 02:33 PM
Wanted to share picture from a visit I did to a local hop farm last season that was doing
exactly this. They had fans mounted on the roof, as you can see. They also had those large four
foot high squa...
Posted in thread: PH tolerance of Brett Brux 5122 on 04-12-2015 at 10:47 AM
Also forgot to mention that the wort was at 1.016 when I pitched the 5122.
Posted in thread: PH tolerance of Brett Brux 5122 on 04-12-2015 at 10:22 AM
Question on pH tolerance of Brett Brux (WY 5122).I have a little 3 gallon batch of 1.048 / 10
IBU wort where I pitched an old pack of Lacto Brevis (dated August '14). It took the wort down
to a pH of ...
Posted in thread: Split batch of YB's Melange, Farmhouse Sour and Saison Brett on 04-10-2015 at 01:11 AM
pH of Saison Brett is 4.53. It's also down to 1.012. Not expecting a big pH drop here. The nose
is ripe melon, wet hay and almonds. Taste is lemon, honey dew melon with an earthy spiciness.
All very s...
Posted in thread: Vieille harvest dregs on 04-10-2015 at 12:42 AM
I just racked it onto 3 pounds Oregon canned tart cherries and tossed in a chunk of a wine
barrel stave. Will let you know how it develops in a few weeks.
Posted in thread: Vieille harvest dregs on 04-09-2015 at 06:00 PM
I stepped up my latest harvest from 2014 Vieillle dregs and pitched into a 3 gallon batch of 9
IBU 1.048 wort on 3/25/15. Tested it today (4/9/15). It's down to 1.012 and sitting at a pH of
3.46. As w...
Posted in thread: Split batch of YB's Melange, Farmhouse Sour and Saison Brett on 04-09-2015 at 05:48 PM
A quick pH update here:Carboy's still sitting with fermwraps. Temp stickers read 74 degrees.pH
of Melange @ 4.14pH of Farmhouse Sour @ 4.32