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Posted in thread: Gravity ABV Question on 03-02-2014 at 07:10 PM
Bummer! Thanks Calder. I will keep that in mind when adding fruit.
Posted in thread: Gravity ABV Question on 03-01-2014 at 11:40 PM
No I didn't take a reading right after adding the fruit. Bummer. So I guess I will never know
the actual ABV. That formula does make sense though. I will have to remember that the next time
I make a l...
Posted in thread: Gravity ABV Question on 03-01-2014 at 10:43 PM
So I brewed a barley wine last year and it ended at 1.095 OG. Then 3 weeks later the gravity
was 1.028 and I added 7.5# frozen (thawed) cherries and 4# dark sweet cherries (canned in syrup
Posted in thread: Later Fermentation Additions? on 02-27-2014 at 10:04 PM
In one of my brewing books, the author and owner of Dogfish Head will occasionally ferment a
strong beer to a somewhat low gravity (~1.030) and then add more sugars to the fermenter in the
form of syr...
Posted in thread: Ecy20 on 01-16-2014 at 11:40 PM
1. If I pitch ECY20 into a brown ale with no other yeast, what will it be? Saison? Sour brown?
2. If I use 1/2 the bottle of ECY20 without a starter and have a OG of 1.050 brown, will it
Posted in thread: Tart of Darkness on 01-10-2014 at 11:20 PM
The kit does not include the yeast, but does include a 2oz package of oak "bourbon
chunks."Grain:10 lbs American Pale1 lb Crystal 60L1 lb Flaked Oats8 oz Black Roasted6 oz
ChocolateHops:.5 oz Czech Sa...
Posted in thread: 10 Sour Questions on 01-04-2014 at 01:54 PM
Thanks a bunch for the answers!So for sours I should always pitch a Belgian yeast and then
pitch the ECY or other bugs after 1 week when I rerack?
Posted in thread: 10 Sour Questions on 01-04-2014 at 12:41 AM
1. What temperature is best for the different bacteria at each fermenting stage of sours? As I
understand (Information taken from a chart originally published in the Journal of the Institute
Posted in thread: Ecy20 on 12-30-2013 at 11:49 PM
How many beers can you pitch a single vial of ECY20 into? If I brew 5 gallons of each; porter,
brown and saison can I split it in thirds?
Posted in thread: Best Book For Homebrewing Sour Beers? on 12-15-2013 at 01:56 AM
I love the taste of sour beers. I have been a homebrewer for 7 years but I've never tried to
brew a sour beer. I have decided to take the plunge. What are some good books to educate myself
on the proc...