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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-17-2014, 08:47 PM
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Posted By Brett3rThanU
That's what I did last year. In fact the brett...

That's what I did last year. In fact the brett half is coming up on a year now and almost ready! I'm trying to keep the hops low as I know sour beers like IBU, but BeerSmith says adding another...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-17-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Brett3rThanU
Split Batch Saison

I plan to brew a sour this weekend, but of course that will take at least a year to fully develop so I'm thinking maybe I should do 10 gallons and split the batch, half sour, half not. This way I'd...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-17-2014, 02:15 PM
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Posted By Brett3rThanU
So a pellicle has formed! I plan to add this at...

So a pellicle has formed! I plan to add this at the start of fermentation with some saison yeast, but do I decant the pellicle off first or add the whole starter?

http://m.imgur.com/S1xaN2J.jpg
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-14-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Brett3rThanU
Let me know how it turns out. I'm planning on...

Let me know how it turns out. I'm planning on doing a 5 gallon batch of this in the next week or two.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 04-07-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By Brett3rThanU
So I made a 1 liter starter with a gravity of...

So I made a 1 liter starter with a gravity of about 1.020 and added the bottle dregs. I did not aerate or it it on a stir plate, and also used an airlock instead foil like I usually do. All I see...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-24-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Brett3rThanU
Sparge just as you would for any other batch of...

Sparge just as you would for any other batch of beer.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-17-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By Brett3rThanU
Harvesting Bottle Dregs

I've done a search and am still not 100% clear on the correct method for harvesting bottle dregs from a sour. I plan to use the dregs from a 750ml bottle of Jester King RU-55 which contains a...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 02-15-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Brett3rThanU
At 24 hours it tasted pretty sour, which is why I...

At 24 hours it tasted pretty sour, which is why I stopped there. Originally I had planned for 48 hours. The sourness definitely subdued.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 02-14-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Brett3rThanU
Finally got this thing carbonated and ready to...

Finally got this thing carbonated and ready to drink and it came out better than I anticipated. The aroma is 100% raspberries, very noticeable. The taste is definitely green apple tartness, with a...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 02-10-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Brett3rThanU
Kegged this yesterday. Nice raspberry aroma,...

Kegged this yesterday. Nice raspberry aroma, blood red color, and a nice, clean, tart taste to it. Can't wait until it's carbonated!

http://imgur.com/coRkVYi.jpg
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-30-2014, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Brett3rThanU
I use 2oz for a 5 gallon batch.

I use 2oz for a 5 gallon batch.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 01-30-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Brett3rThanU
Just a quick update. After 1 week my gravity was...

Just a quick update. After 1 week my gravity was down to 1.006 which is perfect. The taste was good and tart, but at the last minute decided to add 2.25 lb of frozen raspberries to the primary to...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 01-21-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Brett3rThanU
Just US05. I'm relying solely on the sour mash...

Just US05. I'm relying solely on the sour mash for flavor.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 01-21-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Brett3rThanU
Overshot my OG for my Berliner Weisse

Long story short, I screwed up my volumes for my Berliner Weisse and ended up with 1.041 as the OG. I went the sour mash route for 24 hours and it was the most interesting smell/taste I've ever...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-14-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By Brett3rThanU
First Berliner Weisse

I'm planning to brew my first Berliner Weisse this weekend using this recipe (http://seancoates.com/brews/summer-sour) and a full sour mash. My question is around water amounts. Let's assume I use...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 01-02-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Brett3rThanU
Right. My concern is more whether or not adding...

Right. My concern is more whether or not adding Brett L at this point will do anything since it has already attenuated so much.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 01-01-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Brett3rThanU
Adding Brett L to Saison

I brewed a hoppy saison back in July with all Amarillo hops and fermented it with 3711, then added Brett B to the secondary. It has been aging on the Brett B since. I sampled it just last week and...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 09-25-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By Brett3rThanU
Yeah, I already brewed this a while back. The...

Yeah, I already brewed this a while back. The keg without the brett is almost gone, but the brett has been on the second 5 gallons now for almost 2 months. The beer finished at 1.06, so pretty dry,...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 08-12-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Brett3rThanU
WLP650 Secondary Temp

I just racked my saison with some WLP650 and am unsure what temp I should have it at. White Labs web site says 85+? Should I really warm it up that much? I've had it sitting at 72F for the past 2...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 07-22-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By Brett3rThanU
I just want to make sure the brett has something...

I just want to make sure the brett has something to eat. I know it can munch on what normal yeast can't, but I'm not sure how much food is needed to get a good brett character. Last time I brewed...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 07-22-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By Brett3rThanU
First Brett Beer

Yesterday I brewed a 10 gallon batch of saison with 3711 French Saison yeast. When I rack to the secondary I plan to aged 5 gallons on Brett B (WLP650) for 3 months. This is my first time using...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-22-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By Brett3rThanU
Give it time. Higher ABV beers like yours can...

Give it time. Higher ABV beers like yours can take 4+ weeks to carbonate. I had a strong ale take 6 weeks before it was drinkable.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-22-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Brett3rThanU
I've been doing this for years with no ill...

I've been doing this for years with no ill effects to date.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-18-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Brett3rThanU
Saison... Brett?

I've brewed the below saison before and it came out awesome, now I'm thinking I want to sour it with some Brett this time around.


8.5 lb Belgian Pilsner
1 lb Munich Malt
1 lb Caravienna...
Forum: General Techniques 07-02-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By Brett3rThanU
For those of you that use the pump, do you get...

For those of you that use the pump, do you get good water flow? I tried this and the water was pretty slow to pump through the coil.
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