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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-13-2014, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
Here's the product of triticale batch #2. ...

Here's the product of triticale batch #2.

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Left is 3726 Wyeast Farmhouse
Right is 3068 Wyeast Weihenstephan
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-12-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
I thought I would take a few minutes to update...

I thought I would take a few minutes to update this thread.

We kegged this one about a month ago. I have several notes.

The beer was great. Every one who tried it loved it and I was pleased as...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 12-09-2013, 03:44 AM
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
Mine is covered in bumps... that's normal right? ...

Mine is covered in bumps... that's normal right?

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Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 12-06-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
And now they have floated for back to the surface...

And now they have floated for back to the surface again.

Looks awsome, tastes great! I cannot wait to get this in a bottle in about 3-6 months.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-02-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
Brewed this one today. Wort tastes great. Gravity...

Brewed this one today. Wort tastes great. Gravity is low as intended @ 1.040 it is much darker than I was expecting, but not suprising since it was a rye hybrid.

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Regular...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-28-2013, 08:59 PM
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
This is what it looks like 36 hours into...

This is what it looks like 36 hours into germination. The speed and germination rate of this grain continue to impress me.


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I have transferred the malt from large...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-28-2013, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
Im leaning towards a saison using belgian pilsen...

Im leaning towards a saison using belgian pilsen and possibly grains of paradise. I will likely use a clean saison yeast so as not to mutilate the flavors of the triticale. Im thinking I may use...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 11-28-2013, 01:31 PM
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
1 year old sour Chimay: added cherries no action. is it "dead"?

Originally brewed using WLP500, then transferred and innoculated with wlp655 at transfer. 3 or 4 months ago we put in 28 oz of montmorency sour cherries. Within a few hours, we had a vigirous...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-28-2013, 03:08 AM
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
Malting triticale & use as base grain

Triticale is a hybrid between wheat and rye.

I was given several pounds of triticale upon agreement that I would split the final product with him.


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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-25-2013, 11:02 PM
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
solubility of CO2 vs. N20 (nitrous "carbing")

Below is a picture of the solubility data of co2 and n2o.


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One is listed in grams per liter while the other is listed in fraction of grams per 100ml.

Im not sure how to convert it,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-25-2013, 01:05 AM
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
Bottled a farmhouse graff to get access to my...

Bottled a farmhouse graff to get access to my house yeast cake (WLP670 w/ additional cultures of brett brux & brett lambicus)

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Then brewed an all grain saison indoors (brew stand blocked...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 11-07-2013, 04:25 AM
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
I just sampled our first brett100 beer. It was...

I just sampled our first brett100 beer. It was pilsen, acid malt, honey malt & single hopped w/ rakau.

Attenuation was like normal ale yeast. Flavors very similar to ale yeast as well I like the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-02-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By Jnco_hippie
Try a belgian saison grain and hop bill. The...

Try a belgian saison grain and hop bill. The belgian format readily takes to 100% brett very well.

IPA will also go well with brett primary.

Go look through the lambic/wild forum. We have a...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 10-28-2013, 04:23 AM
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
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Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 10-23-2013, 06:18 PM
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
Ok. Taste tested last night. It is quite sour....

Ok. Taste tested last night.
It is quite sour. Sour in a good way. There are no bacteria in this yeast to my knowledge. I have carefully sanitized along each step, so believe this strain to be only:...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-21-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
One of our customers made a stout with liquor...

One of our customers made a stout with liquor quick classic. Hit 10.5% abv in 5 days. Carbed and drinking in 3 more.

It was passable, but had a distinct nician flavor from the load of nutrients in...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 10-15-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
I would think the peaches would add some lacto or...

I would think the peaches would add some lacto or pedio? Everytime I have used real fresh fruit, we get a touch of sour, and and a different , snotty looking pellicule.

With these farmhouse and...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 10-15-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
I mashed at 145, brought up to 155 after 10...

I mashed at 145, brought up to 155 after 10 minutes and held for 50 min. I also used unmalted wheat to lend some stronger wheat flavor and more dextrins. I was however wanting it to finish dry and...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 10-15-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
Ours went from 1.044 to 1.008 in 40 days. I let...

Ours went from 1.044 to 1.008 in 40 days. I let it set about another 60 days. It only dropped 2 pts to 1.006 so 2 days ago I transferred to secondary.

I will bottle it in about another month.
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Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 10-14-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
Transferred and tasted the farmhouse peach today....

Transferred and tasted the farmhouse peach today. I added brett brux to this one at 4 weeks in primary when adding peach puree. Just happend to have pure brett starters on hand for another project. ...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 10-14-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
farmhouse cider... graff? yeast ranching with benefits.

Just transferred our WLP670 peach saison. I want to store and reuse the yeast cake, since it has been 'customized' with my new brett blend. I stored a bit in a mason jar in the fridge, but as a...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-11-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By Jnco_hippie
Ok... day 5: it has dropped 32 points to 1.012...

Ok... day 5: it has dropped 32 points to 1.012 and has slowed significantly. There is a bit of a brett pellicule forming. It is still actively fermenting.

I will leave it 9 more days, dry hopping...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-08-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By Jnco_hippie
Now on day 2.5 this one has gone full throttle...

Now on day 2.5 this one has gone full throttle ferment. Lots of churning, large krausen.

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No strange smells coming out. Looks pretty normal so far.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-08-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Jnco_hippie
The starter feom the "brettbeer" looked pretty...

The starter feom the "brettbeer" looked pretty "classic brett" with a giant pellicule forming overnight when crashing. I dont think it was champagne or sacc. The taste of the starter was pretty...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-08-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By Jnco_hippie
This one is now fermenting away: 152688 ...

This one is now fermenting away:
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I'm learning on this one as we go. So far, I have learned that brett is very top cropping. It is also a much more relaxed fermentation than ale yeast.

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