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Posted in thread: Benglish Dark Mild on 11-14-2013 at 06:25 PM
Oh no. People liked it too much for me to keep it around. I try to serve milds, bitters, and
other present use ales as quickly as possible to remain authentic. And in hindsight, keep
special b as is, ...
Posted in thread: Never dump your beer!!! Patience IS a virtue!!! Time heals all things, even beer! on 11-12-2013 at 07:31 AM
I brewed a cream ale with wlp080 that my brew partner kept at his apartment to condition. He
lost power during the Texas summer while he was out of town. More banana esters than a hefe.
Said screw it,...
Posted in thread: Easy Extract Berliner Weisse Plan on 11-04-2013 at 07:03 PM
Let it ride for a bit. I like my sours to take their time. That being said, I do prefer mixed
fermentation because of the symbiotic nature of the bugs. Brett alone usually gets it pretty
dry, but I fi...
Posted in thread: Dry Ice for carb? on 11-01-2013 at 11:02 PM
You'd have to weigh the stuff pretty precisely and cap quickly. It would be a logistical
nightmare. Probably would be awesome for kegging, though.
Posted in thread: So I had a crazy Berliner weisse-esque idea, Brett and pedio... on 11-01-2013 at 10:44 PM
So I want to make a crazy as hell brew for next summer starting soon. Essentially I think I
want to start with pediococcus and a few days later add brettanomyces to finish it up. I plan
on doing my us...
Posted in thread: Cream of Three Crops....Extract Version? on 09-24-2013 at 06:00 AM
Well, I know this is an old thread, but try this if you want. Not sure how close it'll be, but
I guessed based upon gravity and such.5 gallon batch3 lbs. 12 oz. light malt extract1 lbs. 4
oz. corn sug...
Posted in thread: Anyone use WLP #080- Cream Ale Yeast? on 09-23-2013 at 09:06 PM
I just bottled a simple cream ale with this yeast. Started it at 55° F, let temp rise 2°/day
til it hit 70, left it on the cake to clean up its byproducts for another 10 days, and now
there's a darn t...
Posted in thread: Easy Extract Berliner Weisse Plan on 09-20-2013 at 06:25 AM
I'm excited to see how this turns out. Welcome to getting bitten by the sour bugs (I am a
terrible person for that one)!Also, gotta love the fruity esters with Berliner Weisse! I've got
Posted in thread: Adding fruit to berliner weisse on 09-20-2013 at 06:08 AM
Months. Brett is like the skinny kid that keeps eating until it's eaten almost everything (they
love big sugars). Sac is like the fat kid that only eats dessert (simple sugars are their
Posted in thread: Benglish Dark Mild on 09-20-2013 at 02:51 AM
Grain:6 lbs. Maris Otter 3L8 oz. Carafoam 1L4 oz. Belgian Aromatic 30L4 oz. Special B 170L4 oz.
Pale Chocolate Malt 180L1 oz. Peated Malt 3LHops:.5 oz. Fuggles (UK) 5.3% AA @ 90 minutes.5 oz.