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Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 06-18-2012, 01:27 AM
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Posted By JacobS
@dwarven stout and @Baloo if you would both...

@dwarven stout and @Baloo if you would both please submitt samples of your lambics for my tasting I will be happy to resolve all arguments :)
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-25-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By JacobS
Old Bruin Bottling Question

So just bottled my most recent old bruin last week. Taste test was amazing but thin in body. Now admittedly this was uncarbonated and room temp. After bottling and carbing, should I expect this to...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-07-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By JacobS
odds are just some wild yeast and a bit o bact,...

odds are just some wild yeast and a bit o bact, on a scale of 1-10 with 1 being harmless and 10 being death this is probably a .75 I say taste if good bottle and reuse cultre
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-28-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By JacobS
I really like the looks of the recipe, might try...

I really like the looks of the recipe, might try something similar this summer
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-12-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,079
Posted By JacobS
I would think then that maybe the filtration plus...

I would think then that maybe the filtration plus bottle age would lead to very long lag times in building up a starter. So maybe try a smaller start like 250ml or 500ml of wort and give it 2 or 3...
Forum: Cider Forum 04-11-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,607
Posted By JacobS
@dmulligan -- Not all yeast will ferment out all...

@dmulligan -- Not all yeast will ferment out all of the way. Ale (beer) yeasts will leave a greater amount of residual sugars then wine or cider yeasts
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-10-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By JacobS
I have a can of the cherries in water right now....

I have a can of the cherries in water right now. I recommendtwo things, ! if you are going to use them just dump the whole cans in no need to worry about the water more then enough natural sugar in...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-24-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By JacobS
Nope, no point in asking them. I did about a...

Nope, no point in asking them. I did about a handful of things and was told that as they are a publicly traded company the information is proprietary and not to be released. Now I would assume though...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-24-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,647
Posted By JacobS
Every time I used 3711 I got a banana nose during...

Every time I used 3711 I got a banana nose during the first week or two but it fades out almost entirely by the time the beer is done.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-23-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By JacobS
^ agreed. you can aerate any time during the...

^ agreed. you can aerate any time during the first ~12hrs though obviously right before adding yeast is best.

I have forgooten this too after a long brewday, but the beer still turned out fine
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-23-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By JacobS
Looks ok to me just a gooey krausen from the...

Looks ok to me just a gooey krausen from the yeast strain. If it really bothers you rack the beer from underneath into a new carboy. If you want to make sure it fully ferments out, after racking add...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-23-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By JacobS
Dang took my answer.... ^

Dang took my answer.... ^
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-23-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By JacobS
Me personally I am not a big fan of just going...

Me personally I am not a big fan of just going with dregs, unless they have been stepped up in a starter, even for 1 gal this is a huge under-pitch. So I'd go with a dash of the 3068 and dregs at the...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-20-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By JacobS
I would go with apricot puree then instead

I would go with apricot puree then instead
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-17-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By JacobS
http://www.atcc.org/ATCCAdvancedCatalogSearch/Prod...

http://www.atcc.org/ATCCAdvancedCatalogSearch/ProductDetails/tabid/452/Default.aspx?ATCCNum=24219&Template=fungiYeast

only $295
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-17-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By JacobS
If you break it up I'd be game for enough for 3-5...

If you break it up I'd be game for enough for 3-5 batches.

That being said, 1kg.... Sheesh
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-15-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By JacobS
Soooooooo looking for this right now! Start w/...

Soooooooo looking for this right now! Start w/ FrootZen for ~4days then and Brett C!!!
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-15-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By JacobS
Don't know what you have for grains on hand but...

Don't know what you have for grains on hand but I'd go with Pale Ale Malt and a dash of Medium Crystal (~6oz/5gal @ 45-60L). Though I see no problem with your choice, just my prefrence.

Expecting...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-15-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,665
Posted By JacobS
I do a Mod-Turbid for all of my sour beers,...

I do a Mod-Turbid for all of my sour beers, basically as follows;
Dough in w/ .5qt/# @85-90f
Add Boiling water to reach 113f rest 20min
Pull ~1/3rd of liquor to boil kettle
Add Boiling water to...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-14-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By JacobS
One comment - Don't rack! Just set it aside...

One comment - Don't rack!

Just set it aside and forget about it for a year+

Also the Roeselare tends to get more and more sour faster with each reuse so be cautions of that should you try to...
Forum: General Techniques 03-14-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By JacobS
rye malt or rye berries? If berries the decoction...

rye malt or rye berries? If berries the decoction would prob leave 'unfermentables' that otherwise wouldn't be present.

But really the only way to truly tell would be to brew this again with...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-14-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By JacobS
^ +1

^ +1
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-14-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By JacobS
If it tastes good otherwise but is just too sour...

If it tastes good otherwise but is just too sour you could always blend it with something else. Like a brown ale, porter, or weiss.

Be careful if you plan on bottling the blend though. would be...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-14-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By JacobS
Well for flavor profile I was just hoping for...

Well for flavor profile I was just hoping for drinkable. I figure it would be somewhat sour. Really more of a microbio experiment. As I was planning on using a Saison Yeast, Brett Clausini, a...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-14-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By JacobS
O2 permeation and plastic buckets

So here is the question/idea. Since I've heard that plastic buckets are more O2 permiable than glass, and I have personally used almost exclusivly glass carboys, I was planning on brewing up...
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