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Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 02-20-2017 at 05:39 PM
I'm building up my starter right now and wondering if my process will be good enough to
attenuate this beer. I just pitched a fresh pure pitch packet of WLP530 into 1.5L @ 1.035
starter. Once this is ...
Posted in thread: New Home, New Water on 02-17-2017 at 04:54 PM
I see that there is a hefty price tag on that book, maybe a little more than I can do, although
I love reading up on this stuff.The fact of the matter is, though, that if I'm making a beer
that will f...
Posted in thread: New Home, New Water on 02-16-2017 at 10:22 PM
That makes sense, I was hoping you and/or Martin would weight in as the experts. I think I was
getting hung up on specific water profiles and seeing the low sulfate or chloride levels of
Achouffe or C...
Posted in thread: New Home, New Water on 02-16-2017 at 05:14 PM
Agreed, but one thing I've noticed about the famous belgian water profiles is that they all
have low levels of both sulfate and chloride (with a ratio of about 1 to 1). I'm not entirely
sure how to ge...
Posted in thread: New Home, New Water on 02-16-2017 at 04:35 PM
That's exactly what I need to play around with. I was looking into increasing the calcium with
gypsum since my sulfates are lower than my chloride. But sulfate increases at a faster rate
than calcium ...
Posted in thread: New Home, New Water on 02-16-2017 at 03:49 PM
Nope, I've already done the conversion for the Sulfate. Direct Ward results were 5ppm which I
multiplied by 3 already.Thanks for the confirmation. I'm going to be taking the RO filter off
my Amazon sh...
Posted in thread: New Home, New Water on 02-16-2017 at 03:40 PM
So I finally got around to submitting a sample to Ward Labs to finally have my home water
profile. I feel like we got very lucky as the results are appear to be a good base for most all
beers as much ...
Posted in thread: Brett Secondary Pitch in Higher FG Beer on 02-08-2017 at 03:42 PM
yup, the brett will take care of it. that is in fact a lot of sugar for brett. give it at least
6 months.Ok, I initially figured that just given time, it would eventually complete, but then
Posted in thread: Brett Secondary Pitch in Higher FG Beer on 02-07-2017 at 08:52 PM
I'm getting ready to pitch some brett into a 5 gallon batch on of a Belgian Ale. I created a
300mL starter of 1.030 wort and poured it over the dregs of a fresh local nanobrew's unfiltered
Posted in thread: Allagash Sixteen Counties (2016) on 02-02-2017 at 02:57 PM
Thanks, I emailed them with no response so I figured I'd check here. Makes sense as they do
provide detail on their beer discriptions so the lack on info hints towards you being correct
that there is ...