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


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Techniques > More on Diacetyl Rest
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-30-2007, 03:58 PM   #1
tbone
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Western PA
Posts: 190
Default More on Diacetyl Rest

I used Wyeast 1187 Ringwood yeast in my current IPA and the Wyeast website states that a "thorough diacetyl rest is recquired after fermentation is complete".

Most on this site say that the diacetyl rest should begin after fermentation is about 75% complete. What I was going to do was let my beer ferment in a tub filled with cold/cool water until fermentation is done and then bring the carboy to an area of the house that is warmer - leave it there for three days before moving to the secondary and dry hopping. Any problems with this procedure?

__________________
tbone is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-27-2013, 09:38 AM   #2
conman14
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 7
Likes Given: 7

Default

i would like to know the answer to this too! just used 1187 last nihgt

__________________
conman14 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-30-2013, 12:24 AM   #3
Locksmith
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Medford, Oregon
Posts: 40
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

It really depends on how long you leave the brew in primary or secondary. Ringwood will clean itself up after about 3 weeks in normal ferment range without the need to alter for the D rest, I use it all the time and never have worried about it and have never been given cause to.

good luck

__________________

I do more with less than most do at all!

Look at all the Everything!

It's my pleasure to Meat You!

Locksmith 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
Diacetyl Rest for Ale KCBrew Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 10-10-2009 09:50 PM
Diacetyl rest luv2brw General Techniques 4 07-13-2009 04:22 AM
Diacetyl rest? zacster General Techniques 23 03-07-2009 12:04 PM
Diacetyl Rest Glibbidy General Techniques 10 08-30-2006 02:18 AM
Diacetyl Rest Fatboy General Techniques 10 08-15-2005 04:58 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS