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Posted in thread: A Flanders sour mash experiment on 05-16-2013 at 04:55 AM
It sounds like you have done a sour mash before and therefore should know what to expect; a
sweet/malty red profile with a lot of lacto up front. I understand you are trying to make a
quick sour beer ...
Posted in thread: Poor Lautering in MLT with false bottom, suggestions? on 05-15-2013 at 08:41 PM
That's probably it. Right now I have it connected with some silicon tube inside of a SS braid.
I will go get something more rigid to attach it with.
Posted in thread: Poor Lautering in MLT with false bottom, suggestions? on 05-15-2013 at 08:01 PM
I am definitely vorlaufing enough (well I guess not enough because I never seem to get
completely clear wort anymore) but I shouldn't have to vorlauf 2 gallons to get clear wort.
I'll try the SS scrub...
Posted in thread: wlp300 sulfur bomb on 05-15-2013 at 02:28 AM
I agree with the pitching rate being to high, a 2L starter is grossly over pitching for a hef.
I usually make a PINT starter (~1/2 L) when making this style.
Posted in thread: Keeping a Saison hot? on 05-15-2013 at 02:23 AM
Do a search for aquarium heater fermentation temp control, there is a load of threads about
this, tons of people do it.
Posted in thread: Poor Lautering in MLT with false bottom, suggestions? on 05-15-2013 at 01:54 AM
I recently upgraded from a SS braid to a false bottom for my 10 gallon MLT (standard domed
stainless steel FB). I used to have awesome, clear wort before my boil from the great filtering
of the SS bra...
Posted in thread: Secondary on 05-14-2013 at 06:10 AM
You want to minimize air exposure. Not only to avoid oxidation, but to avoid contamination. I
suppose you could get away with it if you purged your secondary bucket with CO2, but its more
work than it...
Posted in thread: chimay red with sour twist. is 4% abv too low? on 05-14-2013 at 04:00 AM
A watched pot always boils, it happens once a week at my house.
Posted in thread: What's this? on 05-13-2013 at 01:30 AM
48 hours at 30 psi works for me at ~39F. Although if you are patient and just set it and forget
it for 2 weeks it almost always pays off.
Posted in thread: Hop-stand Additions on 05-12-2013 at 10:18 PM
I've been having great success with throwing in a large FO hop stand addition, giving it a good
stir ("whirlpool"), then putting the lid on my BK and letting it sit for 30 minutes. This give