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Old 04-19-2011, 04:32 PM   #41
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I haven't tried it but I have heard S-23 dry yeast makes a decent steam beer.
I made a California Common with S-23 and it came out great. I've never used the White Labs yeast, so I can't compare.

In general, I prefer dry yeasts for simplicity. Sometimes I end up sitting on ingredients for weeks before I get a chance to brew.

Yoop, I'm going to try your recipe for my next batch!
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Old 05-13-2011, 04:05 AM   #42
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i tasted my beer the other night and it was slightly sweet (which i assume is from not being done fermenting) but i'm approaching my two weeks at 62. i'm going to be traveling for the next week. Should i go ahead and put the temp down to 56 or leave it at the higher temp for an additional week.

I've never used a lager yeast before and i don't know when the proper time to drop the temp is, during fermentation or after it's all done. Thanks for the help

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Old 05-24-2011, 03:10 AM   #43
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Props. This is a tasty beer.

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Old 08-24-2011, 12:56 PM   #44
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Brewed this last night Yoop, thanks for the recipe. Hit all my numbers, and it's working away thanks to my nice sized starter.

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Do you need to lager a Cali Common after fermentation is done?

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Old 09-08-2011, 07:33 PM   #46
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Do you need to lager a Cali Common after fermentation is done?
You don't "need to" but it improves the beer in my opinion.
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Thanks Yoop.. sorry I just re-read the original post.

I was kind of hoping you'd say no.. I can't wait to drink it!

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Man.. 3 weeks and it finished a 1.008!!! Hope it's not too dry.

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Man.. 3 weeks and it finished a 1.008!!! Hope it's not too dry.
How's the sample taste?

I need to make this again- it's been a while and it sounds really good to me!
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Fairly hoppy, and certainly not as malty as I thought. I'm sure it will still be a great beer. Not sure why it attenuated so much, other than a big starter.

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