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Posted in thread: Free Online Beer Chemistry Course on 08-20-2014 at 03:43 PM
Can anyone compare the learning required for this course with the learning required to pass the
BJCP exam?Edit: I should have also pointed out that I am interested in mastering just a few
Posted in thread: 3 techinque Berliner Weisse on 08-17-2014 at 03:18 AM
There shouldn't be any reason you couldn't do a single mash.Just do a regular mash and then run
off your wort for your first two methods. Then add the handful of grain to the mash and let the
rest of ...
Posted in thread: Quick question about mash times on 08-17-2014 at 02:08 AM
Yeah, the mash and boil have separate timings. And the mash is eliminated from your process if
you are using extract.And yes, the batch size is the total amount you end up with in the
fermenter. For a...
Posted in thread: Brewed my first sour the other day on 08-10-2014 at 01:59 AM
OK, here you go.This thread is already super heavy on pics, so I don't feel guilty about adding
Posted in thread: Brewed my first sour the other day on 08-09-2014 at 10:14 PM
Well, it looks like my Oud Bruin seems to have moved on to a new stage in its development.
There are now bubbles forming under the dusty white film. I was just about to take some
pictures of the new d...
Posted in thread: Avoiding foul sour mash aromas on 08-09-2014 at 01:29 PM
Am I missing something?If you have it all sealed up and mash at around 155°F and then just drop
it to 110°F, where will the lacto come from? Is the lacto from the grain able to survive
through the 155...
Posted in thread: 9 lb partial mash? on 08-09-2014 at 12:38 AM
As long as your vessel is big enough for that volume of grain and water, you shouldn't have any
problems at all. Other than the space it takes up, there is almost no difference at all.In
fact, the onl...
Posted in thread: First Sour Mash on 08-09-2014 at 12:25 AM
Nice! I bottled mine up on Tuesday. It turned out plenty sour, that's for sure. My wife smelled
the sample and said it smelled like lemonade to her. I pretty much made it because she liked a
Posted in thread: Wyeast PC July -Sept 2014 - Sourpalooza on 08-08-2014 at 01:55 AM
I don't know much, but wouldn't the other bugs eat up whatever 'off flavor' byproducts the
sacch would create in a higher temp fermentation?
Posted in thread: Harvesting yeast from Berlinerweisse on 08-06-2014 at 03:59 AM
Well, I ended up not harvesting the yeast.The main reason was that I wasn't going to have time
to deal with that added process after I finally finished bottling.The other reason was that
there just di...