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Posted in thread: My Meandering Sour Scottish Ale on 06-15-2016 at 12:24 AM
I've reduced it once, and yes it changes the flavor. It's of course more of a cooked cherry
flavor, more like cherry pie. The flavors were of course much more concentrated and sweet
Posted in thread: My Meandering Sour Scottish Ale on 06-14-2016 at 02:02 AM
I think you'll end up racking out from under the fruit. It'll take a long time to drop on its
own as intact as it looks in the picture.
Posted in thread: My Meandering Sour Scottish Ale on 06-14-2016 at 02:01 AM
I've never used mahlab separately, but when I use cherries they are from my little Nanking bush
cherries which are small, tart and have the pits in them. I vacuum pack and freeze the whole
Posted in thread: Carnivale Brettanomyces 2016 (Amsterdam) on 06-14-2016 at 01:49 AM
Pity. I'm in EU for work this week with a final stop in Amsterdam Friday night then back to the
Posted in thread: Bitters in beer on 06-04-2016 at 01:18 PM
I've never added into the bulk beer, but I've used cherry bitters to spike a batch of cherry
Berliner as served in the glass which I felt was lacking punch.
Posted in thread: Italian Beer Bottles on 05-24-2016 at 08:42 PM
According to a MTF Facebook post, txbrewing has these on sale for 25% off until Sunday
Posted in thread: Does a stir plate really aerate the yeast starter? on 05-15-2016 at 11:25 AM
Prior to fermentation starting, it surely does. A whirlpool funnel isn't necessary, just the
repetitive exposure of wort to the surface for exposure to the air. But keeping the yeast in
suspension is ...
Posted in thread: White Labs Yeast Vault on 05-14-2016 at 07:05 PM
On 28-Feb I put a 1.107 OG wildflower honey (from my hives) mead must directly on the slurry
which was quite loose despite cold crashing the prior beer before racking off and bottling it.
Today I bott...
Posted in thread: Cool Brewing Corny 5G & Mini Giveaway on 05-14-2016 at 11:04 AM
Posted in thread: Giving up on my local water on 05-13-2016 at 10:45 AM
the heavy water in a separate buckets for plants.Never thought of that. My garden may
appreciate that. Mine's been going down the drain to the septic. I temporarily hook my RO
system up only as neede...