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Posted in thread: Kettle Sour Question - Top off after souring, before boiling? on 08-03-2015 at 03:21 AM
I did a "kettle" sour where I soured in a temp controlled keg before transferring back to a
kettle for boiling. The thing is though, I can only get 5 gal out of the souring keg before
boiling. Then af...
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 08-02-2015 at 03:15 AM
Interesting, I had a big bubbly pellicle on a beer fermented with these dregs (among a couple
of other things), but after transferring to secondary, a new one has formed that looks just
Posted in thread: evil twin sour bikini dregs? on 08-02-2015 at 01:09 AM
Does anyone know if this has viable dregs?The Mad Fermentationist has one of Evil Twins beers
listed as being unpasteurized with Brett in it. But he doesn't have sour bikini listed.I have a
Posted in thread: Drink a Beer in the Shower. on 08-01-2015 at 11:13 PM
Seriously, go do this.Long day of yard work today, & cleaned out my very messy garage (next
brewday (is that one word?) I'll appreciate that). After an exhausting day of yard work, a
shower sounds nic...
Posted in thread: Big Beers, Starters, & Osmotic Shock on 08-01-2015 at 07:56 PM
For what it's worth, I found this while doing a brief search for 5L flasks. recommend boiling
wort in the flask with the flask in another another pot of boiling water. This double boiler
Posted in thread: Big Beers, Starters, & Osmotic Shock on 07-31-2015 at 08:38 PM
Do you think the larger ones are more fragile by nature, or was it just a cheap flask you had.
I do like boiling in my flask. I suppose I'll look around for the best quality I can find.
Posted in thread: Big Beers, Starters, & Osmotic Shock on 07-26-2015 at 12:45 PM
Darn. Good to know. I guess you're right, time for me to get that 5L flask.
Posted in thread: Big Beers, Starters, & Osmotic Shock on 07-25-2015 at 01:58 AM
I've always paid close attention to growing up yeast starters. I always went with the online
yeast calculator(s). Now, I'm starting to pay even closer attention and be cognizant of the
Posted in thread: Is a 1L starter 1L of fluid? on 07-24-2015 at 02:59 AM
I always do x-volume of water plus DME.1L starter = 1L water + (whatever amount of DME it takes
to get to apx. 1.037)
Posted in thread: ideas how to keep a kettle sour warm? on 07-15-2015 at 02:40 AM
Do you keg?I've done one kettle sour, just recently, and was extremely pleased with the
results. I racked into a keg after mashing, and soured in there before transferring back to the
kettle for boil....