Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Scottish Ale yeast confusion
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-18-2013, 07:55 PM   #11
MVKTR2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Tupelo, MS
Posts: 1,093
Liked 26 Times on 24 Posts
Likes Given: 25

Default

fwiw 'overpitching' or at least pitching a larger amount of yeast reduces the possibility for off flavors from esters. IIRC most of the esters in beer occur during the ramping up stage or the first 2 days of fermentation when the yeast are dividing. By reducing the need for so much cell division you reduce the impact of esters. Translation pitching more yeast produces a cleaner fermentation. What this means for bferullo is you can ferment at 65 degrees and reduce the probability of off flavors.

__________________

"Perhaps wisdom for me is understanding how truely small I am, and that there is no smug self centered moment of clarity when there is so much more to learn" Anthony Bourdain

MVKTR2 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
yeast calc confusion frostyp Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 11-04-2012 01:18 AM
Yeast terminology confusion je52rm Fermentation & Yeast 12 01-10-2012 03:41 PM
yeast starter confusion BrewAlchemy General Techniques 9 01-12-2011 02:29 PM
Yeast Starter Confusion HELP!! eon Fermentation & Yeast 15 09-25-2010 06:59 AM
3rd batch-need some help w/yeast confusion.... Beernewb Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 10-18-2008 08:40 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS