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Posted in thread: Kriek Headspace Anxiety, Illustrated on 02-09-2012 at 03:59 PM
Thanks, all. Good ideas and reassuring answers.Here's what I did. I brewed a small "top-up"
batch based on the original recipe two days ago, followed standard aeration practice and
pitched a small but...
Posted in thread: Carbon monoxide hazards are real on 02-08-2012 at 04:08 PM
Just wanted to quickly add my story to this really important thread. It's been said here before
but it bears repetition - carbon monoxide is a danger even if you aren't using propane or
brewing in a b...
Posted in thread: Kriek Headspace Anxiety, Illustrated on 02-07-2012 at 05:41 PM
Kegging's not an option - I'm still a stubborn bottle-conditioner. Capital idea though, adding
more wort to displace the headspace, especially as I've got the day off and just enough of the
Posted in thread: Kriek Headspace Anxiety, Illustrated on 02-07-2012 at 01:34 AM
Oof. First time uploading a photo onto Homebrewtalk and it's too big and sideways. Sorry!
Posted in thread: Kriek Headspace Anxiety, Illustrated on 02-07-2012 at 01:32 AM
Last January I brewed a Flanders sour brown with the intent to use it as a base for a Kriek, as
Liefmans does. It's been on the Wyeast Lambic Blend and Calvados-soaked oak cubes for a year
Posted in thread: Belgian cork wire hoods on 02-07-2012 at 01:03 AM
I don't get on here often enough. Turns out - pun most certainly intended - I've been twisting
the loop too many times, as was suggested. Six, seven, or even eight half-turns has been
working for me l...
Posted in thread: Belgian cork wire hoods on 12-14-2011 at 07:39 PM
I recently purchased a bag of wire hoods to be used for restraining Belgian-style corks from my
LHBS. I assumed I was getting the same product I'd twisted off many commercially-made beers
that use the...
Posted in thread: Separate gear for sour beer? on 10-28-2011 at 02:52 AM
Thanks Cape Brewing; that was the reassuring answer I was looking for specifically.
Posted in thread: Separate gear for sour beer? on 10-11-2011 at 02:15 AM
By now, everyone knows that if you plan on brewing with "wild" yeast and bacteria, you'd better
have a dedicated set of plastic and vinyl gear (racking canes, siphon tubing, airlocks,
Posted in thread: I really hate to start another "Possible Infection" thread... on 09-11-2011 at 10:41 PM
...but I haven't been able to find answers elsewhere that help my particular case. I've been
brewing for two years now and haven't had much need to post here as I've been able to
troubleshoot much on ...