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Forum: Brew Science 03-18-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,268
Posted By Sixbillionethans
Awesome, thanks for posting. I'll check this out...

Awesome, thanks for posting. I'll check this out and see if I want to incorporate into my brew spreadsheet. My current spreadsheet version includes borrowed formulas from the EZ Water Calculator.
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 01-21-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,990
Posted By Sixbillionethans
I know I mentioned I did it on a batch, but be...

I know I mentioned I did it on a batch, but be careful with cell counts if you start putting wort batches on top of yeast cakes. If the 2 batches have similar gravities, you're probably...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 11-23-2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,639
Posted By Sixbillionethans
I've done 2 batches with Brett as primary: a...

I've done 2 batches with Brett as primary: a Brett L batch combined with a lactobacillus fermentation and a Brett C blonde. I've also used the dregs from the Brett C batch and pitched into secondary...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 11-17-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,054
Posted By Sixbillionethans
Here's my yeast starter notes from an all Brett L...

Here's my yeast starter notes from an all Brett L beer I did a while back.

Yeast Starter Notes: Brettanomyces Lambicus
*Package smelled like tart cherry pie.
1) 800ml of 1.047 wort, pitched...
Forum: Brew Science 11-04-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 23,417
Posted By Sixbillionethans
Yeah, I'm likely making it more complicated than...

Yeah, I'm likely making it more complicated than desired. Thing is, I don't currently have a HLT. I heat my sparge water in my boil kettle and add to mash tun. Then heat sparge water in boil...
Forum: Brew Science 11-04-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 23,417
Posted By Sixbillionethans
I like the spreadsheet, seems quite helpful. ...

I like the spreadsheet, seems quite helpful. I'll probably dig into Kai's paper and look at how the experimental data was applied.

Am I totally wrong but when targeting a particular element...
Forum: Sour Ale 09-29-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 46,592
Posted By Sixbillionethans
Sorry, I'm not really following what you're...

Sorry, I'm not really following what you're saying. You want to (or maybe already did) pitch a blend of US-05 and WLP 500 and then pitch a Lambic culture? I suppose there is no reason it wouldn't...
Forum: Sour Ale 09-24-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 46,592
Posted By Sixbillionethans
Looks like I can no longer edit the OP as I had...

Looks like I can no longer edit the OP as I had been...boo.

I've been brewing a lot, but that's all the time I've had so finding time to write about brewing has been less possible. As I'm...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-18-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By Sixbillionethans
Just a general THANKS for everyone's input. ...

Just a general THANKS for everyone's input. Great advice.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-18-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By Sixbillionethans
This is basically pitched onto a cake. I poured...

This is basically pitched onto a cake. I poured all the dregs from a secondary vessel into a bottle and stored it in fridge. Then added all of that slurry (6-8oz) into the primary ferment.
...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-18-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By Sixbillionethans
I agree that it's a young beer. I see lots of...

I agree that it's a young beer. I see lots of posts where people taste after 1-3 months and the appropriate response of "give it time" is usually warranted.

As I stated, I would age in this case...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-18-2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By Sixbillionethans
Flanders Pale

I was going to post this as a reply to the http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f127/saison-de-provision-119921/ thread since recipe is similar, but I don't want to thread-jack.

- Brewed a Flanders Pale on...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-12-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By Sixbillionethans
You'll see a bunch of suggestions throughout this...

You'll see a bunch of suggestions throughout this forum on starter vs. no starter for plambics and flanders beers. There was the "Roselare - 2 ways" thread which discussed this a little bit, too.
...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-12-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,332
Posted By Sixbillionethans
don't know about the APS. I purposely...

don't know about the APS.

I purposely under-aerated my initial wort to create less than ideal fermentation conditions; lowered pH with acid malt as well.

I'm actually kind of excited with the...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-12-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,332
Posted By Sixbillionethans
On the topic of Brett C activity... I did an...

On the topic of Brett C activity...

I did an all Brett C blonde on 21 Feb.
- 1.056 OG
- 70% pils, 17% flaked wheat, 4% acidulated, 4% Caravienne, 6% cane sugar.
- Mashed at 148F
- Multiple...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-28-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By Sixbillionethans
Try to move your thread over to the Lambic & Wild...

Try to move your thread over to the Lambic & Wild brewing section and you might get more responses. I know I only look there for Brett questions.

My experience with Brett in secondary is that...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-28-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By Sixbillionethans
My 900mL WY Brett L starter took 24 hours until...

My 900mL WY Brett L starter took 24 hours until visible indication of fermentation, and 36 hours to high kraeusen. About the same as my WLP Brett C starter.

So it seems like it's taking longer...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 02-27-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,506
Posted By Sixbillionethans
1. As always, you can consult the BJCP style...

1. As always, you can consult the BJCP style guidelines.
*One area the style guides is deficient is in the newer, non-style-specific "American Wild Ale" category.

2. Read "Wild Brews" by...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 02-26-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,039
Posted By Sixbillionethans
Yeah, they liked the batch with the WLP550...

Yeah, they liked the batch with the WLP550 better, but I thought the results were confounded by the fact that they drank the beer so young...only a couple months.

If you're able to do the...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 02-26-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,039
Posted By Sixbillionethans
The "Can You Brew It" show on the BN has 2 really...

The "Can You Brew It" show on the BN has 2 really great interviews with Ron Jeffries. He says right out with no reservations that he uses WLP550 as his primary strain. No concrete info on what...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 02-26-2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,039
Posted By Sixbillionethans
I made a culture from JP as well...LaRoja for me....

I made a culture from JP as well...LaRoja for me. Definitely didn't get a pellicle, I'm surprised by that.

Unfortunately, I used the seemingly healthy culture as a primary yeast and got less than...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-23-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,409
Posted By Sixbillionethans
Rubbermaid tub of water + $20 aquarium heater. ...

Rubbermaid tub of water + $20 aquarium heater.
Get really fancy and wrap some insulation around it.
Get really really fancy and add a higher-end thermostat to aquarium heater.

Basic approach...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 02-21-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,175
Posted By Sixbillionethans
Sounds typical from my experience. Unless it's...

Sounds typical from my experience. Unless it's stone-dead after 6-10 hours, just pitch it.

Don't sweat a slow start for a pLambic. I gotta believe the time from the beer hitting the coolship...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 02-21-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,265
Posted By Sixbillionethans
Goose Island had a Kombucha beer at the Great...

Goose Island had a Kombucha beer at the Great Taste of the Midwest last summer. It was one of the beers on my "list" that I didn't get to try. There might be some info on the interwebs though.
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Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 02-19-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,352
Posted By Sixbillionethans
I had a rant typed out, but then I re-read the...

I had a rant typed out, but then I re-read the thread and realized that perhaps a key point hasn't been explicitly spelled out.

Great Truths for Hops & Lambics:
1) Lambic-style beers generally do...
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