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Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 07-11-2015 at 04:19 PM
Ours has been aging for 14 months now. We are getting ready to add the barrel chips. Question
for you guys...did you soak them in anything to sterilize and/or add flavor? Or just throw them
in (it's n...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 06-01-2015 at 04:20 PM
Two months ago I transferred my Wild Lambic to Secondary. The Lambic was already forming a
small pellicle at the time of transfer, but here it is two months later: that time I brewed a
Saison, and pi...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 04-14-2015 at 07:03 PM
Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 04-13-2015 at 04:15 AM
A few people have mentioned skipping the sacc and the brett and going strait to roselare. One
person did a side by side somewhere in this thread. If I was starting over, I would do this as
well. I'm a...
Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 04-01-2015 at 05:47 PM
Are the sugars from the currants simple enough to be fermented by sacc? I've got a batch going
with Bug County and I'm trying to figure out when to add my currants. If the answer above is
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 03-26-2015 at 10:59 PM
It's about to be three weeks since I brewed my "lambic" with wild yeast. I tasted it last week
and it reminded me a lot of a belgian trippel, and had some alcohol bite to it. I didn't smell
or taste a...
Posted in thread: Yeast Bay--offering some Brett blends on 03-17-2015 at 02:19 PM
I agree. Not sure how active the Saccharomyces strains will be at 60 F. That's quite a bit
lower than we have ever used them. Not sure the Brettanomyces strains or the LAB will be that
active either t...
Posted in thread: Yeast Bay--offering some Brett blends on 03-16-2015 at 11:30 PM
That blend has a recommended temp of 68-78. I'd warm it up.I'll warm it up when I get home.
It's still a little strange that even with a starter there is this much lag time.I believe I
may have had a ...
Posted in thread: Yeast Bay--offering some Brett blends on 03-16-2015 at 10:48 PM
So I pitched the Melange starter on Saturday afternoon and have yet to see any airlock
activity. The wort is sitting in my fermentation chamber at 60 degrees. Their website says that
the blend contain...
Posted in thread: Yeast Bay--offering some Brett blends on 03-13-2015 at 08:26 PM
Sorry, I might not of been clear on in my question. I'm looking at either doing a starter (not
at an elevated temp) or just pitching one vial into each 5 gallon batch around 70 as stated on
the vial. ...