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    Who's brewing on Saturday for the virtual Big Brew Day?

    Hey I think I might want a little of that ;) Just finished cleaning and everything. about 6 gallons of a short and shoddy 2-row/Pils with Pahto and Nelson Sauvin. Fermenting in the Mash and Boil with some reused Oslo slurry
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    Interesting Beer & Brewing Articles

    Ph and Brewing with Kveik: How to make crispy beers
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    Interesting Beer & Brewing Articles

    The Wild Yeast from Usciences will be produced by Lallemand! Edit: I wounder if this is the sourvicae I've heard about on podcasts
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    The Love Run - March 29 2019

    Hi All, and especially the (Un)official Barley Legal Running CLub! The Love Run is open for registration in March. The 29th is a Sunday and there is a 7k (4.38 miles) and half marathon option. I am thinking of doing the 7k and wanted to see if anyone else was interested. Details here...
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    Keezer Builld

    Nice man! Looks good!
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    Stuck Fermentation

    SO my original thought was maybe your pH was too low. But then I went to the Imperial website, "An exclusive blend containing a low attenuating Belgian saison yeast, Lactobacillus, and three Brettanomyces yeast strains. This blend is great for emulating lambics, Flanders reds, sour farmhouse...
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    Escarpment Labs of Canada Kveik article

    Yes, I think with Oslo I will treat is more as a regular ale yeast, at least in pitching, and see where that goes. Just need a day to brew
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    Escarpment Labs of Canada Kveik article

    Something akin to rotting meat maybe?
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    Escarpment Labs of Canada Kveik article

    An update on my experience (and absolutely no fault of Matt Torbik, who did provide a disclaimer about his dried flakes): I did an Irish Red Ale with Dried Oslo flakes. Pitched 2 bags of dried flakes (no idea what weight the flakes were) into about 4.5 gallons of about 1.040 wort at 90F...
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    Filtering Beer during Transfer

    The first thing that comes to mind is the Bouncer beer filter. If you scroll down you can get to the "home" version. I have not used them personally but I believe the reviews are good. It sounds like you're pressure transferring, but if you're not, you can go to your homebrew store, get a...
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    Tasting Glasses

    We are pretty sure we're all out. My condolences for your loss :(
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    Escarpment Labs of Canada Kveik article

    That's what I'm hoping for
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    Escarpment Labs of Canada Kveik article

    Awesome! Definitely bring some to the meeting (if any is left). I might have to swing by to try that one!
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    Escarpment Labs of Canada Kveik article

    I'm interested in trying "traditional" styles with Kveik yeast at ambient temps. I was on the homebrewing slack channel and some of those members were talking about "Kveik-toberfest", an oktoberfest with that yeast, as well as cider. The cider really peaked my interest. I think a barleywine...
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    Escarpment Labs of Canada Kveik article

    https://www.escarpmentlabs.com/single-post/2019/07/16/Using-Norwegian-Kveik-Old-Yeast-New-Tricks for your reading pleasure ;) Using Norwegian Kveik: Old Yeast, New Tricks July 16, 2019 | Richard Preiss It seems like everyone these days is talking about Norwegian kveik yeasts, due to the...
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