Thank you, that’s good to hear. I am just following the recipe and I agree about the racking. The reason I did it is the barrels were new and only 10 litre capacity (so a not ideal surface area to vol ratio) so didn’t want it to be in them for longer than a month.
So you believe fermentation...
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I would appreciate some help here. I started this batch (my first foray into sour beer with very funky yeast, Wyeast 3763 Roselare blend) at the end of March. Fermented for 1 month (FG of 1012) then transferred to barrel for 1 month, then back into an FV for 2...
Do what works for you. I cut down by abstaining during Mon to Wed, having a cpl on a Thurs or not at all. Drink what I want Fri and Sat then just a couple on Sunday to ease back into decaf tea and water of an evening. It works for me. As others have remarked, when you do drink, the...
I also have a GF G30 and bought a hopspider just after I bought the GF. Think I used the hopspider twice. I found it a pain to clean and just not convinced it saves time on clean up. Never had a blocked pump in 39 brews (to date) and I like the idea of the hops being properly immersed in the...
Morning, here it is
Pilsner Malt 4.7kg, Flaked Rice 500g.
Sorachi Ace 14.9% AA 13g at start of boil
Sorachi Ace...5g at last 15 mins of boil
Saaz 4.2% AA 5g at flame out
Mash 1 hr, Boil 1 hr 15 mins
Recommends Wyeast 2278 Czech Pils
FG circa 1013