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Posted in thread: Sour mash not sour?! on 06-21-2013 at 04:54 PM
I know. That's why I added 1lb of crushed acid malt into the carboy after I boiled and racked
off. There should have been plenty of lacto on the malt to get the job done in 4 days at
Posted in thread: Sour mash not sour?! on 06-20-2013 at 04:50 PM
i wanted to limit the oxygen as much as possible to avoid the "bad" bacteria. i know i added a
bit when transferring, but i used a siphon to limit the oxygen. i just wanted the lacto in
there to get a...
Posted in thread: Sour mash not sour?! on 06-08-2013 at 04:15 AM
Oh yeah, sorry. I added 1 lb of acid malt
Posted in thread: Sour mash not sour?! on 06-08-2013 at 04:02 AM
Hey everyone. I'm confused as s$!t! I want to do a sour mash to build up a lot of lacto in a
pale ale type mash (1.055ish), hopburst the living crap out of it to get a lot of hop
flavor/aroma (I'm thi...
Posted in thread: can i bottle my bretta'd beer? on 01-11-2013 at 10:27 PM
It's been at 68 and will most likely stay in that range. I think I'm just gonna buy another
carboy, add some oak to this one and let it go for a bit longer a couple more months. It just
tastes so good...
Posted in thread: can i bottle my bretta'd beer? on 01-11-2013 at 03:50 PM
Hey everyone! I brewed a Belgian pale beer with the dregs of Boulevard Tank 7 and then a tiny
bit of wine yeast. It tasted way too much like juice so I added some brett in there about 3
months ago. It...
Posted in thread: efficiency on 10-09-2011 at 12:33 AM
sweet. thanks for all your help!
Posted in thread: efficiency on 10-09-2011 at 12:00 AM
i think its just inefficient lautering bc of my equipment. but out of curiosity, what plays a
role in conversion problems? my temps are generally pretty on point and my grain is crushed
enough i think...
Posted in thread: efficiency on 10-08-2011 at 11:42 PM
so my efficiency is around 55%. i know this isn't great but its the best i can get with my
(somewhat faulty) equipment. i've been just adjusting my recipes accordingly but i was curious
if there were ...
Posted in thread: When using the Beersmith or Promash refractometer tool is OG after boil or pre-boil on 05-02-2011 at 04:10 AM
here is a site that you can use to use adjust for the presence of alcohol in your final gravity
reading for the refractometer: