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Posted in thread: 3rd partigyle help...how to cap an Imperial Stout mash on 05-25-2012 at 11:59 AM
I decided against doing one for lack of keg space.
Posted in thread: Dregs from older Cantillon bottle? on 05-10-2012 at 03:46 PM
Other sour beers particularily JP and Odell have very active souring cultures, and they are
generally very very fresh, so if you can get your hands on one of their lower abv beers they
are a great way...
Posted in thread: Dregs from older Cantillon bottle? on 05-10-2012 at 02:53 PM
For now, I guess my best course of action here is to pitch it in some lower gravity wort and
see what happens. I'll make a small starter this weekend and throw it on a stirplate and will
update if I h...
Posted in thread: Dregs from older Cantillon bottle? on 05-10-2012 at 01:10 PM
Hey all. I just acquired a 375mL bottle of Cantillon Kriek from Feb 2010. It had been kept
cool, the bottle felt like it may have been cellared in the ~40F range (not completely sure on
the storage te...
Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 clone: Rapid single decoction? on 05-02-2012 at 06:24 PM
This weekend I'm brewing Candi Syrup Inc.'s clone of Westvleteren 12. state that Westvleteren
12 has subtle leather and brown sugar notes. They say that they were not able to obtain these
Posted in thread: Question about Turbid Mash: Couldn't you just use direct heat? on 04-24-2012 at 10:46 PM
Boiling for 4+ hours is what helps create a dextrinous wort for for microbes/brett to slowly
eat over the course of fermentation. The turbid mash is designed to do the same thing. Your
Posted in thread: Homebrew bottle pressure limit? on 04-24-2012 at 09:47 PM
Yeah they're thicker. Most craft beer producers know what CO2 volumes they're shooting for and
have bottles rated for their purposes (one use). The guys at the LHBS are kind of clueless on
Posted in thread: Homebrew bottle pressure limit? on 04-24-2012 at 06:06 PM
Does anyone know what the pressure limit is on standard homebrew bottles (12oz and 22oz) that
you can buy from any homebrew retailer? I'm not talking about recycled bottles, just the kinds
Posted in thread: Hopping a Brett B Belgian dIPA on 04-18-2012 at 11:53 AM
What was your IBU?It was about a "calculated" 140 IBU. I say "calculated" because I've done
enough hop bursting in IPA's to know that the bitterness doesn't really get that high or that
Posted in thread: Hopping a Brett B Belgian dIPA on 04-17-2012 at 12:54 PM
I brewed on Sunday and the recipe was as follows:90% Pilsener6% Munich 9L4% Caravienne1 oz
Simcoe 90 mins1 oz Simcoe 30 mins3 oz Citra 20 mins1.5 oz Simcoe 15 mins1.0 oz Simcoe/0.5 oz
Citra 0 mins3 oz...