kettle souring

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  1. Jefe Waizen

    Kettle souring variations in holding temperature

    Hello. What are the risks of souring at temp (95 to 120) with lacto for two days in sealed kettle, but then pause the heating for a day, maybe down to 60's or so (kettle would be outside covered with blanket) and then resume for the third day? Thinking about leaving town for a day, so not sure...
  2. kegboy5000

    Questions about Kettle Souring

    I'm about to attempt my first Kettle sour brew this coming weekend, and had a few questions. 1) Has anyone attempted (and succeeded) a Kettle Souring using a Grainfather (or similar) system? Seeing that the Grainfather can keep a steady temp indefinitely, it shouldn't be an issue to just leave...
  3. Yacov327

    Kettle Sour (surprise! low gravity)

    So I just finished a kettle sour I started four days ago. When I started I had 7.5 gal. OG 1.044. I ended with 6 gal. OG 1.027. My question is this: Why is my OG so low after my boil today? If I am an idiot ,and there is an obvious answer, then I need it. This is only my second time making...