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Posted in thread: Infection or Fermentation Byproduct? on 08-03-2012 at 09:42 PM
If anyone's still reading this thread...I bottled the infected beer three weeks ago. The
pellicle reformed in the bottles, but if you gently swish them around, it dissolves. I chilled
a couple of beer...
Posted in thread: Infection or Fermentation Byproduct? on 07-09-2012 at 10:56 PM
I started off with Wyeast 3725 (Belgian Saison). I swung by the LHBS today and showed them a
picture of the brew, and they agree that it's an infection--possibly Lactobacillus. I am a
psycho about san...
Posted in thread: Infection or Fermentation Byproduct? on 07-09-2012 at 05:28 PM
Thanks for the replies so far. With these mixed opinions, I did a little Google-Fu on what's
happening. I found out that this pellicle that bierhaus15 is talking about sometimes appears if
a wild yeas...
Posted in thread: Infection or Fermentation Byproduct? on 07-09-2012 at 12:46 PM
Hi Everyone,I've been brewing for about a year, and I just tried my first saison. Thanks to the
heatwave, I've been able to ferment this beer in the upper 90's/low 100's for several days
Posted in thread: My First Barleywine- Recipe Advice on 05-30-2012 at 12:16 AM
Sounds very potent, and similar to barleywines I've brewed! I've only been brewing for about a
year, but I've learned quite a bit from the mistakes I've made, especially with big beers. My
Posted in thread: Ruined Yeast Starter? on 04-05-2012 at 10:18 PM
I've only been brewing for 9 months, but here's a problem I bet some of the more experienced
brewers haven't heard of. Or maybe you have. Here goes...I've been fermenting a high gravity
brew that has ...
Posted in thread: Storing Grolsch Bottles on 02-11-2012 at 07:54 PM
Actually, the utility room is part of the house. It's next to the kitchen and has a door and
vent like any other room. So, no wild temperature swings to worry about. I think I'm going to
play it safe ...
Posted in thread: Storing Grolsch Bottles on 02-11-2012 at 03:04 PM
Long time lurker, first time poster, so here we go!I have a wine chiller with removable racks
that works perfectly as a lagering cabinet. I keep it in my utility room, which only has a
small window in...