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Old 10-21-2011, 11:45 PM   #1
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All right, you bastards. NB sold out of their limited edition yeast (and kit) and now I can't check this out. It's up to you to report your findings!

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Old 10-22-2011, 12:34 AM   #2
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Just bought the ingredients for this today.

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Old 11-01-2011, 12:08 AM   #3
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Its back in stock, I just ordered it.

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Old 11-28-2011, 03:42 AM   #4
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Anyone tasted this yet?

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There are actually techniques that some use that are an open fermentation where they basically ferment in a bucket covered in aluminu, alumini, aluemin... tin foil.
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Old 12-25-2011, 01:36 PM   #5
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I tried mine for the first time last night and it was wonderful.
I was sorry I had only chilled a couple of bottles as everyone liked it.

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Old 12-28-2011, 07:04 PM   #6
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What temp did your ferment?

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I fermented at room temp which ranged from 65 -80 depending on the day. Did not control it.

I kept it in primary for a week and secondary for 2 weeks.

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Old 12-30-2011, 06:45 PM   #8
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I noticed there's a pretty large spread when it comes to using this yeast. I was thinking of using an electric blanket and with my digital controller to see if I can get the wort to stay in the low 80s. Dangerous? I guess we'll find out. Anyone else try it?

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I currently have mine in the secondary for just under a week. Temp has been pretty fixed between 68-70. I had it in primary for 2 weeks and it was still bubbling after the first 10 days.

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I've now kegged mine, but it seems to have a very high 'alcoholy' bite before you get to the all the great flavors this is supposed to have.

Am I crazy or did something else happen?

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