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  1. Brewfawx

    First attempt at a sour, Help?

    So i recently got a smaple of some wild yeast from the coast, and after the sample fermented out it smelled sour, but in a very pleasant way. I wanted to make a sour beer with it, and wee what came from it. I was thinking of doing a sour blonde ale with strawberries, but I have no idea how to...
  2. C

    Frozen Fruit Thawing

    Hi all, New to the forum and wine making. Girlfriend and I have tried a couple wine/mead kits and now are now trying our own. We have about 6lbs of picked fresh strawberries that we cleaned and froze. If anyone would be so kind as to provide some more specifics details on the dethawing...
  3. wulfsburg

    Newbie here, experimenting. Input needed

    I am doing the following recipe .75 lb Garmbrinus Honey Malt .25 lb Dingemans Biscuit 6 lbs Pilsen malt syrup 1 oz cluster hops It is currently in my primary. I am thinking of racking into a secondary with 5 lbs of pasteurized strawberries. Would this be a good combination to...
  4. bigbeergeek

    Fruit beer experiment: Adding strawberries to chilled beer to avoid dryness

    I've never added fresh fruit to a brew before. Tomorrow I'm going to add 10 lbs of strawberries to my 2ndary, and I'm curious: has anyone ever tried chilling the secondary to 40*F, then pitching the fruit? I'm going to keg this after 10 days, and I don't want to restart fermentation and...