Electric Brewing Supply 30A BCS Giveaway - Last Chance to Enter!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > Fermenting a Big Beer
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-06-2013, 03:53 AM   #21
sweetcell
Swollen Member
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
sweetcell's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Rockville, MD
Posts: 4,171
Liked 686 Times on 506 Posts
Likes Given: 271

Default

save the champagne yeast for later. wine yeasts can't digest maltose so that will be left behind. champagne yeast is also a "killer yeast", it will kill any sacc in there.

as suggested above: get a high gravity yeast (wlp090, wpl099, 1056, some of wyeast's belgian strains, etc), make a starter, and pitch that at high krausen

Quote:
Originally Posted by FluffyMuffins View Post
I won't be able to get out to the store till Saturday. Will that be too late?
sooner is better, but you should be fine.
__________________
.
What hops should I grow? Hop grower's comparison table. Looking for cheap honey?

Drinking: a farmhouse with ECY08 & brett blend, wet-hopped harvest ale x 2, second runnings dark ale with vanilla
Fermenting: (nothing active)
Aging: imperial chocolate stout, sour cherry mead, oud bruin & a few other sours, acerglyn, a BDSA
sweetcell is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-06-2013, 12:58 PM   #22
SpeedYellow
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1,165
Liked 119 Times on 101 Posts
Likes Given: 24

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by FluffyMuffins
I won't be able to get out to the store till Saturday. Will that be too late?
After a week and a half, the beer will probably be either done or stuck, and pitching more yeast at that point may not help much. Can't hurt though.
__________________
SpeedYellow 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
how to capture beer beer from fermenting vessel rodneypierce Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 12-02-2010 02:47 AM
Can I use bottom fermenting yeast with a beer kit that comes with top fermenting yeas kcusmc Fermentation & Yeast 4 03-16-2010 07:07 PM
My Fermenting Beer! PatMac Home Brewing Photo Forum 2 02-06-2010 04:30 PM
how can I tell my beer is fermenting? oscar78 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 3 04-24-2007 01:19 AM
My beer is fermenting. Please help duffman Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10 11-21-2005 03:33 AM