Friday, February 13, 2009

It's too soon!!

Seriously.. 6 hour lag between pitching and messy carboy. BA Johnnylieberman, a very wise but prickish home brewer on the beer advocate forums, suggests open fermentation with just foil on top. I took his advice.... then I turned tail and ran for the blow off tube. I know, I will take my plate back to the children's table.

This does worry me a bit. Lag time's are necessary to build strong workers. My starter was not excessive, it could be the charachter of the yeast. I believe this is the Rochefort strain. Let's hope this doesn't get violent.

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