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  1. J

    Kriek doesn't sour after 14 month. Could lactose help

    Hi, In april 2021, I've been brewing a lambic(-ish) base beer to which I was supposed to add cherries. The grain bill is 65% pilsner and 35% wheat malt. I attempted to follow a turbid mash but I ended up using too much water, so maybe the wort is too fermentable. I added enough hops to reach a...
  2. Lucky_Tart

    Flanders red + ??? = Sour Stout (Developing a recipe for blending)

    Hear me out....Next on my “Brewbucket List” is a sour stout, but looking at the threads and recipes on the topic, I don’t want to wait for Roeselare or bottle dregs to bring the funk and complexity when I do have a gallon of Dr. Lambic’s Flanders Red (Dr. Lambic’s Homebrewed Sour Red Ale), a...
  3. S

    Is 1 whole pack of Brett or mixed culture too much for 1 gallon of wort?

    I want to make a 5 gallon batch of let’s say saison then split it into 5 one gallon jugs and pitch 5 different commercial mixed cultures or select Brett strains packs into each jug. Like 1 pack of Wyeast Roselare into one, 1 pack of Omega All the bretts into one , 1 pack of Bootleg Biology Funk...
  4. A

    Funk In The House

    Wild brews and sour beers are all the rage these days, quickly becoming the favorite style among beer enthusiasts. This increased popularity among both professional brewers and homebrewers in recent years has shed light on some of the finer nuances of mixed fermentation. In spite of this, there...
  5. Andrew Hodgson

    Dry N Quick Sours (Gose)

    I am trying out a technique @RPh_Guy illustrates on a post in this thread: https://www.homebrewtalk.com/forum/threads/bottling-with-brett.667180/ I am just starting this to document the process/results and if anyone else is trying similar things etc. etc. Simple Gose recipe: 7lb German Pilsner...
  6. Andrew Hodgson

    Wine Juice

    Hello wine maker friends! So I need some advice, I came into a 6 gallon pail of South Africa Savignon Blanc juice from my LHBS and now I have it sitting in the house. It is in a sealed bucket with one of those tiny airlocks to allow pressure out. A few days and I have already had some...