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Posted in thread: Home Made Victory Malt on 01-16-2014 at 10:33 PM
Hi, it's been a while since I brewed this one but if I remember correctly it turned out pretty
good. If I could do it again I think I'd increase the amount of victory to 1lb or else lower
the other sp...
Posted in thread: water measurement? on 11-12-2012 at 02:17 AM
Generally I would trust your pyrex jar because the fridge must have been calibrated at some
time and so might have fallen out of calibration over time, the mark on the jar is not going to
Posted in thread: First Sour Mash - Cheater's Framboise on 09-15-2012 at 09:05 AM
Update: Transferred today from primary bucket to secondary 6.5 gal carboy with 9lbs of frozen
raspberries. Gravity was 1.020 as I transferred to secondary, ideally I would have let this sit
Posted in thread: First Sour Mash - Cheater's Framboise on 09-04-2012 at 02:38 AM
Ok, here goes:Before this brew I have zero experience with sour mashing so if the experts
notice any mistake, that's why!Based on the advise in this thread I decided to mash low (around
148°) to get a...
Posted in thread: First Sour Mash - Cheater's Framboise on 09-04-2012 at 01:46 AM
Update:I let this sour for 15 hours, it had a great flavor and smell, kind of like a sour apple
cider, it was very good! I boiled for 90ish minutes, I'm not exactly sure due to the fact that
I ran out...
Posted in thread: First Sour Mash - Cheater's Framboise on 09-03-2012 at 04:54 PM
That's ok, I'm not trying to get an exact clone, I think Lindemans is too sweet. What I really
want is a sour and dry framboise that hopefully has a little residual sweetness. I have no idea
if I will...
Posted in thread: First Sour Mash - Cheater's Framboise on 09-03-2012 at 04:35 PM
Quick update:I mashed using 8 lbs of 2-row, 2 lbs of white wheat, 1 lb of C-60, 2 oz of honey
malt, and 1 oz of black patent. I dropped the roasted barley. Mash temp was 149° although it
dropped to 14...
Posted in thread: First Sour Mash - Cheater's Framboise on 09-02-2012 at 08:28 PM
I am going to try and start the mash a little earlier today and let it go for at least 18 hours
before I boil. Are there any thoughts on the roasted barley, black patent, and honey malt? Let
me know w...
Posted in thread: First Sour Mash - Cheater's Framboise on 09-02-2012 at 08:05 PM
Hmm, a sour starter, I wish I had thought of that 2 or 3 days ago! From my limited exposure to
sours I like what I've tried so far, and so does SWMBO (go figure!) so I will definitely be
making more. ...
Posted in thread: First Sour Mash - Cheater's Framboise on 09-02-2012 at 05:49 PM
I should have said "add un-mashed grains to mash", stupid auto correct!Assuming I don't have 2
days to let this sour, could I add more un-mashed grains, maybe a full lb or more, and hope the