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Posted in thread: re-pitch to bottle kriek lambic on 04-10-2013 at 08:40 PM
I bottled a 13-month old Kriek last month and added half a pack of S-05. It carbed perfectly
and timely (I let it sit 2 weeks at room temp).
Posted in thread: White Labs Sour Mix and Flemish Ale storage on 04-06-2013 at 03:45 AM
Another question. If I am just pitching the vial directly into the wort after chilling, what
should I do about oxygenation. Yay or Nay?Yay - still aerate after pitching like usual. Like
the previous p...
Posted in thread: White Labs Sour Mix and Flemish Ale storage on 03-30-2013 at 03:39 AM
Yeah, keep it in the fridge until brew day, just like the vial says
Posted in thread: 100% Brett Cider on 03-27-2013 at 09:34 PM
Pieces are coming together and it looks like we'll be doing this over the weekend. Here are the
final batches:1Brett drie2Brett custersianus3Brett nanus4Brett lambicus5Brett
Posted in thread: Sour Double Kriek on 03-19-2013 at 01:33 PM
No stir plate, just in a wide glass jug. I've bee swirling it, I'll be a bit more vigorous
though. I didn't want to damage the yeast, so I've been gentle since adding the dregs. Perhaps
that is unnece...
Posted in thread: Sour Double Kriek on 03-19-2013 at 03:18 AM
I'm going to post this in the yeast forum too but- the starter (DME and molasses) that I added
Goose Island dregs has not formed any krausen, but there appears to be more sediment now (after
about 24 ...
Posted in thread: Sour Double Kriek on 03-17-2013 at 01:36 AM
Super. I'm adding a vial of WL Belgian Strong Ale. Plus another 2 gallons of water since it
boiled down so much (the OG was 1.092!!).I'll be looking for a commercial sour to harvest some
brett from, b...
Posted in thread: La Folie on 03-14-2013 at 11:02 PM
New Belgium's 2013 La Folie came out last week - that's a mighty fine beer, grab some while you
can. Just saying.
Posted in thread: My wild yeast collection experiment on 03-14-2013 at 04:27 AM
Any signs of fermentation or active yeast in that jar? Looks like you're getting mold on top,
you might want to skim off those white/green/gray fluffy spots or scrap the whole thing and
Posted in thread: Raspberry Sour Beer Experiment on 03-13-2013 at 01:49 AM
So my sour raspberry pale ale goes a little something like this...makeshift recipe from santa
cruz brewery1 lb Crystal 10L5 lbs ultralight malt extract1 oz hallertau1 oz Pacific Gem2ndary