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Re: Berliner Weisse Soured with Grains: It Finally Worked!
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2015, 03:49:31 PM »
I made one that way in June and it came out great. I'm going to make another soon because it's becoming my favorite summer beer.
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Re: Berliner Weisse Soured with Grains: It Finally Worked!
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2015, 04:40:38 PM »
Good write up Marshall. Makes me want to finally give this a go. Berliner Weisse is the only sour style I haven't brewed!

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Since I started making sour beer a couple years ago, I’ve been amazed at the impact a seemingly small difference in pH makes.
I'm sure you know this - but don't forget that pH is measured on a logarithmic scale. A decrease of 1 means that it is 10x more acidic.
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Re: Berliner Weisse Soured with Grains: It Finally Worked!
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2015, 06:30:48 PM »
Congrats on the Berliner.  I have made it twice - once with the long "over-winter" souring - it was good, but not worth the wait.  This last time as a kettle soured batch - it got away from me with an overnight drop to 2.9pH.  I may just give the grain inoculation a try, but I will do it with a starter to minimize the risks - glad yours avoided the dreaded "poo" bugs, though.
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Berliner Weisse Soured with Grains: It Finally Worked!
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2015, 10:45:41 PM »
I made one that way in June and it came out great. I'm going to make another soon because it's becoming my favorite summer beer.
Awesome!
Good write up Marshall. Makes me want to finally give this a go. Berliner Weisse is the only sour style I haven't brewed!

Something of note:
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Since I started making sour beer a couple years ago, I’ve been amazed at the impact a seemingly small difference in pH makes.
I'm sure you know this - but don't forget that pH is measured on a logarithmic scale. A decrease of 1 means that it is 10x more acidic.

You have to do it, it's so easy!

Yeah, I'm aware of the pH thing, it still fascinates me. Cheers!

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Re: Berliner Weisse Soured with Grains: It Finally Worked!
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2015, 02:02:24 PM »
You have to do it, it's so easy!

I have clearance from the husband. 8) Berliner Weisse should be a go on 8/22-8/23. Woot!!!  Thaaaaanks Marshall.  :D
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Re: Berliner Weisse Soured with Grains: It Finally Worked!
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2015, 10:36:32 PM »

You have to do it, it's so easy!

I have clearance from the husband. 8) Berliner Weisse should be a go on 8/22-8/23. Woot!!!  Thaaaaanks Marshall.  :D
Awesome, can't wait to hear about it!