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Posted in thread: Anchorage Galaxy inspired beer on 12-02-2012 at 04:29 PM
Nothing stops brett. It can metabolize hop compounds and ethanol. I heard it can also give
women orgasms just by standing too close to a bottle of brett beer.
Posted in thread: Oak chips on 12-02-2012 at 04:28 PM
Cooking them in a pressure cooker or autoclave is the only way you will sterilize them.
However, you'll do a really good job of reducing the population of life in oak chips by boiling
or steaming them...
Posted in thread: Oak Barrels: Usage, lifespan & maintenance? on 12-02-2012 at 04:24 PM
I don't see too many used ones, but when they do pop up they definitely are cheaper....I do
remember a thread in the classifieds that was a guy selling his used liquor barrels and seemed
to have an on...
Posted in thread: Little different Sourmash question on 12-02-2012 at 04:22 PM
I see that the use of a "sour mash" is not understood here. The use of a sour mash is a method
to counteract the high alkalinity that some water supplies have. For instance in portions of
Posted in thread: Which Brett strain to use on 12-02-2012 at 04:17 PM
It depends a lot on what kind of flavors you want. Personally for a RIS I think the best brett
flavor contribution would be the funky cherry flavor out of the strain sold as lambicus
although other br...
Posted in thread: Oak Barrels: Usage, lifespan & maintenance? on 12-02-2012 at 04:33 AM
Those are some small barrels. Price-wise it's not a terrible price but you need to know what
you're getting into. Each 10l barrel is going to hold ~2.5 gallons. Will that be enough for
you? There are ...
Posted in thread: New Hop Variety: Belma- Puterbaugh Farms on 12-02-2012 at 04:28 AM
Keep the reviews coming. I'm sitting on a couple pounds not really sure how I want to use them.
Posted in thread: Pubstitute Scotch/English Session Porter?? on 12-02-2012 at 04:26 AM
Those low ABV UK beers are not terribly uncommon we just don't see them a lot here. People
generally don't want to pay $5/pint for a 3% beer when they could pay the same for a 7% beer.
The big concern...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 12-02-2012 at 04:22 AM
I have a question about wild yeast hunting. Does seasonal weather impact the available wild
stock in the area? We just had our first cold snap and im wondering if this might have a
negative impact on ...
Posted in thread: Accidental sour on 12-02-2012 at 12:57 AM
No carbonation or no head?