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Posted in thread: Lacto Fermented Hot Sauce on 10-08-2015 at 10:00 PM
Place them on a paper towel by a window that gets sun. In a day or so some of them will have
fully ripened.Excellent suggestion, but a week late. My mash is fermenting away now.
Posted in thread: First thread on 10-07-2015 at 10:59 AM
The bulk of off flavor from high temperature occurs during the first stage of fermentation when
the yeast are reproducing, done in 18-24 hours. When I home brewed beer in Shanghai I chilled
my wort do...
Posted in thread: Flying with Homebrew? on 10-06-2015 at 09:35 AM
No experience with Grolsch bottles, but I've had a 100% success rate muling Homebrew and
commercial beers. I wrap them in a couple,paper towels and then vacuum pack them. My theory is
that if it break...
Posted in thread: Opinion on recipe on 10-05-2015 at 01:14 AM
I think the grain bill looks fine other than the 1.5lbs of CaraPils is on the heavy side. I'd
cut that back to a half pound and make it up with 2 row.I'd up the hops if you have more. I'd
move all you...
Posted in thread: Concord grape beer on 10-04-2015 at 08:21 PM
2 years ago I put some saison on Concord grapes, about 1.5 pounds per gallon if I recall
correctly. It turned into a total Jolly Ranger beer. The grape was overpowering and fake
tasting. I hated it. M...
Posted in thread: First Russian Imperial Stout - Feedback Requested on 10-04-2015 at 06:20 PM
Did you go ahead with the Conan yeast? I brew my annual batch of RIS on Black Friday. I've been
splitting the batch and using 2 or 3 different yeasts then blending back for complexity with a
Posted in thread: Hottenroth dregs on 10-04-2015 at 04:05 PM
What were the two recipes? Are the hops/IBU of your second one higher than the first? That
contribute to less sourness.
Posted in thread: Cranberry lambic on 10-04-2015 at 08:19 AM
The cranberries aren't uncharted territory, but almost 16% Special B probably is. I can't
imagine the burnt raisin flavor melding with cranberry. I would exchange that out for a blend
of crystal malts...
Posted in thread: Lacto Fermented Hot Sauce on 10-04-2015 at 12:39 AM
Harvested all the peppers out of my garden and blended them up per the OP and added about 2
tablespoons of kefir. Most of my peppers ran out of warm weather days, and were still green, so
Posted in thread: ECY on love2brew.com right now! on 10-03-2015 at 06:52 PM
Bagged ECY20 plus a Euro capper bell to make use of my stocked up green lambic bottles.Any idea
if the 2015 blend of ECY20 has changed from last year? And did Al close down his Facebook page
for East ...