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Posted in thread: Ale yeast at 50F? on 01-15-2013 at 01:40 PM
I would ferment upstairs, but the lady likes it around 75, and I work long days, and wouldn't
be able to monitor temps in a swamp cooler very well. Appreciate all the feedback...
Posted in thread: Ale yeast at 50F? on 01-15-2013 at 12:41 PM
Looking to ferment a brown ale this winter, but my basement is about 52 degrees this time of
year. Are there any ale yeasts that will slowly chew through a 1.069 brown ale at that temp? I
don't mind i...
Posted in thread: Sour Cider Plan on 03-14-2012 at 06:59 PM
Good point. My reasoning was the brett in the lambic blend. I didn't want a huge brett
character, which would get more chance at the sugar then the pedio and lacto would, but the
sacch would rip throu...
Posted in thread: Sour Cider Plan on 03-14-2012 at 05:07 PM
I have done a couple ciders, some with fresh pressed apples, others with juice from the store,
and I wanted to do something a little different, and since I love sour beers, I wanted to brew
a sour cid...
Posted in thread: What am I brewing?? on 02-29-2012 at 06:23 PM
Maybe I can spike it with some coffee, little cold pressed coffee to taste at bottling.
Posted in thread: What am I brewing?? on 02-29-2012 at 05:02 PM
I will... It smells fantastic boiling away as we speak....
Posted in thread: What am I brewing?? on 02-29-2012 at 12:21 PM
Going to brew this up later today... Its a clean out of some leftover ingredients here and
there, and wanted some thoughts on what the hell this could be considered... here it is... FYI,
its a 3 gallo...
Posted in thread: First SMaSH - need your input! on 01-28-2012 at 03:53 AM
I am not sure of the science, but i find that by using FWH instead of a 60 min addition, I get
a smoother, cleaner bitterness, rather then a very assertive bitterness that gets in the way of
Posted in thread: First SMaSH - need your input! on 01-28-2012 at 03:18 AM
I find Sorachi ace to be a little assertive @60 minutes.... Maybe try a FWH... I find its a
little smoother and less, pungent, then.. Just my .02 cents.
Posted in thread: Brett C in a Wee heavy on 01-23-2012 at 10:55 PM
I brewed a Wee heavy, and added brett C after the FG had stabilized... what characters can I
expect from Brett C?? I was bored, had some oak and brett C, and felt they needed to meet in a