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Posted in thread: Anyone culture or "capture" Brett or Sacc from wood? on 11-22-2012 at 05:29 AM
Interesting idea. You totally could inoculate by using some brett-laden wine I bet. Buy a
bottle of non-commercial red wine from Southern Italy or Southern France (both areas have
plenty of brett-lade...
Posted in thread: Dark Beer with Seattle water pH problems on 12-26-2009 at 07:02 AM
I would consider a ph of 6 to be pretty high...Wouldn't you want to end up with a target mash
ph of 5.2 regardless of style?
Posted in thread: Dark Beer with Seattle water pH problems on 12-26-2009 at 06:28 AM
Don't do it! I live in Seattle as well and just ruined a batch of stout doing the same thing.
While Palmer's nomagraph seems to work for medium bodied/light beers, when it comes to stouts,
etc, it see...
Posted in thread: EZ Water Adjustment spreadsheet on 11-24-2009 at 10:09 PM
TH,Great spreadsheet. Thank you.I'm confused though about the RA calculation on the bottom.
When using your spreadsheet, it seems as though a REALLY high mash water RA is needed for dark
beers. I was ...
Posted in thread: Deschutes Jubelale on 11-23-2009 at 05:49 AM
So who has tried the recipe on the 1st page of this thread?__________________Brewed it on
10/19. Used Wyeast 1332, created water profile to match style. It is drinking really well, and
turned out pret...
Posted in thread: 2009 Pyramid Snow Cap on 10-24-2009 at 03:09 AM
Just picked some Snow Cap up... the new label design has to be the worst rebranding attempt in
modern history...horrible! What were they thinking?!? But the beer tastes exactly the same as I
Posted in thread: keg dryhop questions?? on 10-22-2009 at 07:16 PM
That surescreen sounds great. I'll buy one. My question is this - what would happen if you were
to just leave the hops in the keg, and serve the beer via the keg w/ the surescreened dip tube?
Posted in thread: Nottingham Yeast on 10-01-2009 at 05:07 AM
Bummer - I was just about to try making Orfy's Mild Mannered Ale w/ Notty (never used Notty
before) and came across this thread.... Does anyone have an opinion on what would be a similar
Posted in thread: wyeast pilsner problems on 09-29-2009 at 05:37 AM
If you aren't planning on making a starter, you'll need to use 4 wyeast smack packs to get the
proper pitching rate in a lager. Check out Mr. Malty's pitching rate calculator: If I'm
brewing a lager...