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Posted in thread: Hornsby clone? on 06-21-2013 at 07:15 AM
I'm not sure but I would guess that cider clones are far more difficult than beer clones so you
might just have to experiment.
Posted in thread: Bochet Mead (burnt mead) on 06-21-2013 at 06:35 AM
Alright, it's been sitting for 14 months now. Eucalypt honey, cooked to a deep burgundy,
fermented with Trappist High Gravity, FG 1.000. Tasted it again just now and the rocket fuel
flavour has subsid...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 06-17-2013 at 10:18 AM
After reading nearly all of this thread, I decided to take a stab as well. I threw some
generously hopped pale ale into a couple of mason jars outside for an hour. Two days later I
had what looked lik...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 06-12-2013 at 02:55 PM
First, thanks a lot guys.Ok so now it seems after a little more research on the info you two
gave me it probably is Kloeckera? I'm in the 2 week window and down the points that would have
likely been ...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 06-11-2013 at 01:14 PM
Sounds like Kloeckera apiculata ate all the glucose from the maple syrup and then bummed out
when they got to the maltose. Wait until it starts again; if there's other strains, they'll eat
the dead K....
Posted in thread: Lapsang Souchong porter on 02-07-2013 at 03:19 PM
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 01-13-2013 at 09:25 PM
A post I saw a couple of pages back about the use of heavily hopped wort intrigued me. Does
hopping reduce the likelihood of growing mould, in addition to bacteria? Mould is the main
thing that stops ...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 01-09-2013 at 12:58 PM
Interesting. If you wanted to get a good feel for the lambic-ness of it, I'd actually do a
lambic wort (minus aged hops) with unmalted wheat instead of malted, as that's what the
bacteria munches on. ...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 01-08-2013 at 07:53 PM
The minimash sounds like quite a good idea, and cheaper than extract, which is what I used last
time I tried this, a long time ago.Anyway, I've been planning to brew a Saison soon since it's
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 01-08-2013 at 08:06 AM
What's a "minimash allgrain starter"? Did you just mash a handful of grain? Is it hopped?