Brewing Sours

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  1. IndyTim

    IndyTim New Member

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    Do you need separate equipment for brewing ales and sours? If it is necessary, what equipment needs to be different? Different fermenters?
     
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    My understanding is if you're using Stainless you probably don't need additional equipment, but if you're like me and use a plastic Coleman cooler as a mash tun you will never get the sour out if you mash in it. So if you're doing a plastic mash tun get a second one to sour in is what I've been told.
     
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    in terms of racking equipment, if you are doing kettle souring, you don't necessarily need new racking equipment, because you boil after souring... If you're doing something like Brett in a secondary, I'd consider thinking about a set of sour racking equipment.
     
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