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    ABOUT ME

  • Keith Binder
  • The Homebrewer's Organization of Putnam and Danbury (HOP'D)
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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

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