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Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 05-28-2013 at 12:18 AM
Yes, because there was too much grain in the MT to get my full preboil volume in a single
sparge addition I broke it up into 2. Got 70% efficiency, which I thought was pretty good
Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 05-28-2013 at 12:12 AM
Very thick mash. In this case I add my grain to the mash tun and add 190 water until I get my
target temp. It probably ends up being only about a quart/lb but I actually get fine efficiency
after a do...
Posted in thread: Dominate a room with yeast? on 05-28-2013 at 12:10 AM
Regardless of how far these guys are in over their head, Smokinghole is only about a million
percent correct. Also, any plastic or rubber pieces in their system should be replaced. I have
Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 05-27-2013 at 10:35 PM
Yes... I just did a 27lb batch of RIS in my 10 gallon tun and could have fit more. I think 30
is my limit.Wow. What did yo set your thickness to to be able to cram that much grain in a 10
Posted in thread: Reviving a Sweet Beer by making it sour? on 04-25-2013 at 02:50 AM
I heard someone describe brett as the cock roach of yeasts. It will do ok no matter what. No
Posted in thread: Reviving a Sweet Beer by making it sour? on 04-25-2013 at 02:49 AM
I let my bretts go around 73. You get more of that funk at higher temps. I would suggest a dark
closet in your place. That is generally the best thing.
Posted in thread: Yakobson Farmhouse Recipe on 04-25-2013 at 02:37 AM
I highly recommend an all brett pale ale. The yeast really shines. I like brett b. Nanus is
great if you can find it. Try a little brett a in there as well.
Posted in thread: Reviving a Sweet Beer by making it sour? on 04-25-2013 at 02:34 AM
The lacto will just die at this point. Brett isn't a bad idea though. Be prepared for at least
6 months for a flavor change
Posted in thread: Saison Brett on 04-11-2013 at 02:13 PM
Another tidbit of info about Brett ...... No need to worry about a secondary ever unless you
plan to add fruit or dry hop etc.... Autolysis will NOT happen.Brett unlike sacch will
canabalize and eat t...
Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 04-11-2013 at 02:10 PM
I just tasted my uncarbonated 12 that has been layering for 6 weeks now. Man, this is really
unbelievable. I have a locally sourced brett that I will be adding to half of the bottles to
see what kind ...