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Posted in thread: Quick question about a lacto starter. on 09-22-2013 at 12:09 AM
I was meaning take the lid off and put either an airlock or sterile foil like mine. At this
point I'd say start over. Try a handful of grain and the 130-140 degree water in a jar with
foil over it. Th...
Posted in thread: Quick question about a lacto starter. on 09-20-2013 at 02:30 AM
Leave the lid off. Ideally you leave it and a white film covers the liquid. It smells bad and
you should be ready to go. I did it in a mason jar with foil over the top and the grain still
in it. I'm n...
Posted in thread: Quick question about a lacto starter. on 09-19-2013 at 01:59 AM
Any pic? I did close to the same but left the grain in.
Posted in thread: Alferman Imperial Berliner Weisse on 09-13-2013 at 12:51 AM
Hey guys i have a question regarding this recipe and style in general. I followed the recipe
and had an OG of 1.056. Spent three days under a lacto pellicle, with a gravity reading of
1.036. After 8 w...
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 08-19-2013 at 04:25 PM
Here's what i have so far. No activity for the first 72 hours, then i opened it up for a taste.
Nothing really present ither than hot wort so i put the airlick on. The next morning these were
Posted in thread: Alferman Imperial Berliner Weisse on 08-16-2013 at 01:36 AM
I used whole grain and sterilized cause I didn't want to have any off bugs. Now its been about
48 hours and my pellicle is incredibly minimal present. Its been sitting in the garage with a
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 08-14-2013 at 04:57 PM
Here's my "pre-pellicle pellicle". First lacto starter and it looks awful, smells awful, and
it's hopefully gonna taste awful. Pitched 16 hours ago and i have a begining pellicle.
Posted in thread: Alferman Imperial Berliner Weisse on 08-14-2013 at 04:39 PM
I brewed this yesterday. Made a slight variation since I mixed up the wheat and the 2-row and
ended swapping the weights for these. Eh I'm ok with it. For you guys asking about a Lacto
Posted in thread: Quick question about a lacto starter. on 08-13-2013 at 04:38 PM
Hi guys,I've been doing a bunch of research on the lacto starters as i'm planning on brewing
one. I have decided to make my own lacto starter with grain and a mason jar. Here's what i
have. Look right...
Posted in thread: Alferman Imperial Berliner Weisse on 08-10-2013 at 04:03 AM
What a solid thread. I just read all ten pages (slow night at work) and will be making the
lacto starter tomorrow. I'm assuming 3 days would be to soon from lacro starter to pitch? If so
i'll just wai...