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Old 06-30-2009, 03:48 PM   #1
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So, how would you calculate alpha acid? Is there a formula for calculating deterioration? would you use them at all? i hear that lambics work well with old/aged hops, how would you formulate a recipe?

what about an "old" ale

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Old 06-30-2009, 04:08 PM   #2
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No formula exists. Lambics use large quantities of aged hops to benefit from the preservative qualities without bitterness.

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Old 07-01-2009, 05:29 AM   #3
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ya make some sort of a lambic

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Old 07-01-2009, 09:17 AM   #4
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If they're vacuum packed and stored in the freezer, they should still be usable, but probably not for lambics.

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