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Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 01-31-2014, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Bert1097
40, I understand what you are saying but I...

40, I understand what you are saying but I suppose when people are discussing aging, etc it's implied that it is a timeframe that must obey the factors at work. For instance, with a moderate strength...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 01-27-2014, 07:43 PM
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Posted By Bert1097
Thanks for the input guys. Sweet, that's a good...

Thanks for the input guys. Sweet, that's a good point. I hadn't thought about the higher ABV breaking down the hops. Looks like I'll let it sit for 6+ months, dry hop and bottle.

Bertus,

what...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 01-23-2014, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Bert1097
American Barleywine w/ Brett

Guys,

Brewed a few all brett beers in the past (actually won best in show for a bretted american stout:ban:) and have just brewed my 100th batch last week which is an American Barleywine w/ Brett...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 12-31-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By Bert1097
Brett B; What should I make?

Hey guys, ended up with an extra packet of Wyeast 5112 Brett B. I already have a Bretted saison going and I would really like to use what I have sooner rather than later. I was thinking about an all...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-10-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Bert1097
I think the recomendation is to change your beer...

I think the recomendation is to change your beer lines once a year anyway. So.....
Forum: General Techniques 06-28-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Bert1097
Yup it's call hop bursting. Done it a few times...

Yup it's call hop bursting. Done it a few times w/ good results.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-07-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Bert1097
pH too low for the Sach?

pH too low for the Sach?
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-25-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Bert1097
I just brewed a Brett L batch and built up a 1.5L...

I just brewed a Brett L batch and built up a 1.5L to a 4L starter (stir plate). The initial fermentation (1.5L) took FOREVER to get started. I was having serious doubts about the viability of the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-25-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Bert1097
I've ordered beer online a few times. Mostly hard...

I've ordered beer online a few times. Mostly hard to find stuff like sours or west coast only beers. The one I use the most is blackwells wines. Good selection. Shipping $ is a b***h though.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-21-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Bert1097
How did the beer turn out?

How did the beer turn out?
Forum: General Techniques 05-08-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,594
Posted By Bert1097
You could always try the hopshot from northern...

You could always try the hopshot from northern brewer. They have a chart that adjusts you IBU's w/ the OG of the wort. It's how the big boys get their IBU numbers.
Forum: General Techniques 05-04-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,559
Posted By Bert1097
According to BYO my memory is correct. Third...

According to BYO my memory is correct. Third paragraph from bottom.

http://byo.com/stories/article/indices/34-grains/1592-using-roasted-barley-tips-from-the-pros
Forum: General Techniques 05-04-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,559
Posted By Bert1097
If I remember correctly your caramel malts are...

If I remember correctly your caramel malts are responsible for the brownish head. If you used only roasted barley for color/body you would end up w/ a white head.
Forum: General Techniques 05-01-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,382
Posted By Bert1097
So the 50 IBU celing is from hop usage only? Any...

So the 50 IBU celing is from hop usage only? Any idea if there is a 'ceiling' w/ using hop extract, ie: hopshot from northern brewer?
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-01-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By Bert1097
Northern Brewer actually uses the puree for...

Northern Brewer actually uses the puree for Dawson's Kriek. I was curious about this product.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-30-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By Bert1097
Vintner's Harvest Cherry Base

Has anyone used this when making a Kriek? http://www.northernbrewer.com/shop/vh-cherry-base.html Don't have access to high quality fresh cherries so I'm thinking of adding this to my lambic to make a...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 04-24-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Bert1097
Thanks, missed that post

Thanks, missed that post
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 04-24-2012, 05:13 PM
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Posted By Bert1097
I was going to put an order in but I don't see...

I was going to put an order in but I don't see citra. Are you out now?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-24-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By Bert1097
Yup, infection

Yup, infection
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,431
Posted By Bert1097
Has anyone used the silicone stopper from...

Has anyone used the silicone stopper from northern brewer when cold crashing/lagering? http://www.northernbrewer.com/shop/silicone-stopper-vented.html

I'm reluctant to use it due to the vacuum...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-24-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Bert1097
I just made my first starter for a 100% Brett L...

I just made my first starter for a 100% Brett L on 4/21/12. 2.5L on a stir plate. Not much activity until last night when I started getting little white chunks flying around in the flask. Gave it a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-22-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Bert1097
I use my shop vac

I use my shop vac
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-20-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By Bert1097
Not sure how large your CFC is but w/ my plate...

Not sure how large your CFC is but w/ my plate chiller (therminator) I put it in my pressure cooker at cooking temp for about 15 minutes at the beginning of the brew day. By the time i'm ready for...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-20-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By Bert1097
Like luke said. It's a safety mechanism so you're...

Like luke said. It's a safety mechanism so you're not purging your area w/ unlit propane. The timer thing can be a real PIA. I took one of my wife's elastic hair thingees, turned the dial to 20...
Forum: General Techniques 04-17-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,713
Posted By Bert1097
So no problems w/ the wort inside of a sealed...

So no problems w/ the wort inside of a sealed mason jar under that much heat? Very curious......just may have saved me a lotta work.
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