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  • Posted in thread: Photographing Clear Beer on 09-05-2014 at 02:08 PM
    Every time I pour a beer, clear or not, the condensation that clings to the side of the glass
    makes it appear hazy. This makes taking a photograph of a beer to show it's clarity rather
    tricky. I try w...

  • Posted in thread: Going on vacation and dont own an airlock! on 07-01-2014 at 08:50 PM
    but i thought alcohol wouldnt be produced unless the yeast was starved of oxygenOxygen is
    necessary for reproduction, and it's true that yeast reproduction dominates while there is
    sufficient oxygen, ...

  • Posted in thread: Sourdough to make sour beer? on 07-01-2014 at 08:27 PM
    The Wild Beer Co Sourdough tasted like a pretty normal Berliner Weisse to me. It was really
    good, but I didn't get any cider character. I emailed them awhile back asking how they
    determined a pitching...

  • Posted in thread: Going on vacation and dont own an airlock! on 07-01-2014 at 08:17 PM
    You don't need an airtight seal. The positive pressure of the CO2 is pretty protective, and the
    beer pretty quickly becomes yeast dominated and hostile to most organisms. Foil will be fine.
    I've ferme...

  • Posted in thread: Going on vacation and dont own an airlock! on 07-01-2014 at 08:15 PM
    Foil will be fine. Open fermentations are even a good option so long as they are active.

  • Posted in thread: Cucumber in beer on 06-27-2014 at 09:12 PM
    There's a brewery in the UK called Wild Beer Co. that does a saison with cucumber that's pretty
    terrific. They've answered questions I've sent them before, so maybe write them an email?

  • Posted in thread: Berliner Weiss, many ways on 06-20-2014 at 10:24 PM
    I've also successfully fermented out a Berliner weisse that I'd soured with lacto incubated at
    100 F (as best as I could) for a week using one rehydrated packet of US-05. I don't think I
    used yeast nu...

  • Posted in thread: time to play the "can you name this style by the pictures" game. on 06-20-2014 at 07:48 AM
    Biere de garde

  • Posted in thread: Infection? Fermentation looking weird... on 06-18-2014 at 01:28 PM
    Looks like normal yeast to me also.However, what's not normal is fermenting a Flanders Red with
    US-05. Are you going to introduce bugs in the barrel? Any reason you're not introducing bugs
    already? Th...

  • Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 01-24-2014 at 05:50 AM
    Did my last brew until July just a couple days after Christmas with my brother-in-law as a gift
    to him:+5 g rye wit+3 g peanut porter+5 g honey saison+3 g pseudo rauchbier+3 g coffee
    porter+2.5 g ambe...