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Posted in thread: Is my yeast harvest from a commercial beer working? on 03-07-2009 at 09:22 PM
The Emerson brewing site says that beer is bottle conditioned and that they use Bavarian yeast
in their brewing, so you may have viable yeast. Soeme breweries do use a different yeast for
Posted in thread: Medicinal Brewing? on 03-06-2009 at 04:18 PM
Medicinal beers have been used for hundreds of years. Even the noble hops plant was considered
a strong medicinal herb.Herb Beer -- Mrs. M. Grieve
Posted in thread: Using molds in beer. on 03-05-2009 at 07:18 PM
Found this in The Brewers Handbook"Beer is a poor and rather hostile environment for most
microorganisms. Its ethanol concentration and low pH is lower than most bacteria can tolerate
for growth. Furt...
Posted in thread: Lactose intolerance..alternatives to sweeten on 03-05-2009 at 04:17 AM
Kinda hard to "man up" after a day on the john with gut wrenching cramps...man or woman
Posted in thread: Using molds in beer. on 03-05-2009 at 04:14 AM
And...many anaerobic molds & other organisms will kill
Posted in thread: Using molds in beer. on 03-04-2009 at 10:18 PM
peck...others do careone wrong micro-organism, "yeast, bacteria, mold, fungus, protozoa,
amoeba, archaea or alien spores from the 13th dimension" can spoil a batch of brew...and
totally ruin a day in ...
Posted in thread: Lactose intolerance..alternatives to sweeten on 03-04-2009 at 04:07 PM
In preparing to make a Framboise, I had planned to use some Lactose to sweeten the brew.
Fortunately, there came the realization that the wife is severely Lactose intolerant, so this
would impact ale ...
Posted in thread: Using molds in beer. on 03-04-2009 at 02:02 PM
My question would be...How do you know for sure EXACTLY what mold spores you would be
introducing? Could be dangerous.Too, just using wild yeasts and other organisms will NOT make
Belgian beers just b...
Posted in thread: Wild beer roll call on 03-04-2009 at 01:55 PM
Beginning a Framboise today. Certainly one of the most complex processes thus far. Just
finished a Pilsen Urquell, so this will be something of a crowning achievement for my wife. Now
I have to work o...
Posted in thread: Hello from Marietta, GA on 02-24-2009 at 04:30 PM
You have PLENTY of company in the area! WELCOME