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Posted in thread: Sour Mash Berliner Question on 07-25-2014 at 03:09 PM
If you enjoy doing sour mashes, I'd recommend investing in a thermal wire of decent wattage
that you can tape to the outside of a dedicated cheap pot with aluminum duct tape. I have a
~940 watt wire t...
Posted in thread: Brew Bucket by SS Brewing Technologies on 07-25-2014 at 11:04 AM
Come on guys. It's really nice but not ground breaking. It's a SS pot with a dent in the bottom
and a rotating spigot. The dent serves zero purpose. They're merely trying to emulate conical
in style o...
Posted in thread: 100% Brett Trois "golden" strong on 07-24-2014 at 03:39 PM
Pretty aggressive plan for a new brewer. I'd recommend investigating the flavors you're
proposing. Consider doing three small batches: one with just Belgian yeast, one with the Brett
T, and a sour mas...
Posted in thread: Best book to read after Palmers??? on 07-23-2014 at 01:41 AM
+1 on Ray Daniels Designing Great Beers. You'll get a feel for how to properly assemble recipes
in general, besides the clear guidance on a bunch of common styles.
Posted in thread: FastRack Party Pack Giveaway! - Open to All Members! on 07-23-2014 at 01:35 AM
Posted in thread: American Sour Beer – Book! on 07-22-2014 at 07:58 PM
Excuse my ignorance then.I was thinking we could potentially use fresh hops late rather than
old hops early. Apparently not. Limited benefit to oak? Hmmm, surprising. Corneys it is
then.Thanks for the...
Posted in thread: American Sour Beer – Book! on 07-22-2014 at 07:09 PM
I'm certain it was the oils. I thought it was that the oils literally glob onto the lacto
bacteria, iirc?I guess that sentence about pedio vs lacto can be mis read..."Also why these
[lambic beers] are...
Posted in thread: Fat Heads Sunshine Daydream clone attempt on 07-22-2014 at 06:51 PM
I know but it sure.seems more fruity to me...including tropical? Doesn't it to you? I wouldn't
assume we should hang our hat on the web info.
Posted in thread: Fat Heads Sunshine Daydream clone attempt on 07-22-2014 at 10:34 AM
I just had this. Great beer. It's hard to dissect though, at least for me. Not much to the malt
and it's certainly a blend of hops.Thinking out loud...2 row 90%C-15 5%Carapils 5%Hops?
Posted in thread: WTF? Mash Eff 93.9% but Brewhouse Eff 57% on 07-22-2014 at 10:22 AM
To piggy back on bill's post bill, higher efficiency doesn't mean better beer. Consistency in
your process from batch to batch will lead to better beer. Mash efficiency only indicates how
much your ba...