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Posted in thread: Any safe way to unbottle a batch of beer? on 06-19-2011 at 12:12 AM
Interesting idea I hadn't thought of. The sour beer isn't ready yet, the idea would be to add
the sweet beer as extra food for the bugs to work on. But I could blend the sweet beer with
another dry be...
Posted in thread: Any safe way to unbottle a batch of beer? on 06-18-2011 at 07:20 PM
I harvested a yeast from a bottle of commercial belgian beer, hoping to make a nice belgian
beer. I let the beer ferment for a month, and due to circumstances I won't go into, I had to
bottle it ASAP....
Posted in thread: Long term aging, blending, need help! on 05-27-2011 at 06:27 PM
Around christmas, I brewed my first sour beer. It was an extract beer, with a little lactose, I
added white labs sour mix. I've been adding a little maltodextrin every few months along with
the dregs ...
Posted in thread: Autolysis? Infection? Hot Fermentation? Help! on 04-30-2011 at 04:29 PM
The off flavor chart on Palmer's site doesn't seem to have what I'm going for. I'm pretty
convinced that it can't be autolysis or hot fermentation, so it must be some kind of infection.
Posted in thread: Autolysis? Infection? Hot Fermentation? Help! on 04-29-2011 at 03:20 PM
Cal V isn't the anchor strain,I didn't say it was the Anchor steam strain. It is the Anchor ale
yeast, pretty much common knowledge, check or any other yeast comparison table.
Posted in thread: Autolysis? Infection? Hot Fermentation? Help! on 04-29-2011 at 06:09 AM
Well, thats just the problem. There are so many variables that I'm unsure if it is the yeast,
the temperature of the fermentation, the new all grain equipment... I've made plenty of good
beers with th...
Posted in thread: Autolysis? Infection? Hot Fermentation? Help! on 04-29-2011 at 03:26 AM
So, I'm not exactly new to brewing, been doing it for 8 years, but have only recently tried to
become serious about it. Last fall I started washing yeast, making starters, and just this
spring I went ...
Posted in thread: Keg O - Ring Replacements on 04-26-2011 at 09:08 PM
I'm interested in this info also. I bought a bunch of used kegs recently and was told the O
rings needed be changed on some, but they haven't seemed to have any problems yet.
Posted in thread: Greetings from Kalamazoo on 04-24-2011 at 03:51 AM
Hey phuzle - are you familiar with KLOB(brew club)? I have been considering joining, but I have
heard that some brew clubs are kind of snobby, and if you're not an expert you basically are
Posted in thread: Greetings from Kalamazoo on 04-24-2011 at 01:28 AM
Hey, I'm in Kalamazoo, also. Cheers.