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Posted in thread: Yeasts for Festival Father Hooks Best Bitter kit on 11-22-2014 at 04:50 PM
^+1 for wlp002....great yeast from fullers i think. flocs out great too. It is my go to UK
yeast style, but washing it can be a pita. if you find yourself wanting to harvest top cropping
may be the wa...
Posted in thread: Cream of Three Crops (Cream Ale) on 11-22-2014 at 04:44 PM
I kegged a my second batch of this about a week ago. It has been sitting with gelatin finings
and forced CO2 and should be ready to tap tonight. My first run of this was just about exactly
to recipe. ...
Posted in thread: Yeast washing - sediment on 11-21-2014 at 07:10 PM
You can pour it out then put some boiled/cooled water over it. I don't think it will really
hurt anything if you leave it. There are lots of people here who just scoop out the yeast cake
and store tha...
Posted in thread: Good low Temp ALE yeast? on 11-20-2014 at 02:27 AM
wlp029 is doable in the fifties....i bit slower but works, I do a long primary for all my beers
so I don't even notice the difference
Posted in thread: Long primary Belgian brewers on 11-13-2014 at 10:16 PM
I do about a three month primary with my triple....Still perfectly belgian-y!
Posted in thread: successfully jumpstarting a stuck fermentation with pure O2 on 11-05-2014 at 03:02 AM
It has become a very valuable tool for me on brew day, helps me hit all my numbers just right.
I just don't use it after the yeast is pitched....hydrometer for that. I hear there is some
math that I c...
Posted in thread: Super quick fermentation on 11-02-2014 at 06:59 PM
Yeah, I would have left that on the yeast cake...outside of additions I almost never secondary.
A beer that big would totally benefit from a long primary, giving the yeast a chance to clean
up some of...
Posted in thread: Favorite English Yeasts on 10-31-2014 at 02:42 AM
"If you had a bad experience with 002 then you're doing it wrong. :)^+1..... this is great
yeast....perfect british malt character and drops like a rock....013 aint bad too
Posted in thread: First time washing yeast - did i over do it? on 10-31-2014 at 02:37 AM
slurry indicates "un-washed" yeast. I washed yeast for a while, then realized I can just leave
a half inch or so of beer on top of the cake- swirl that all up and store the slurry in little
Posted in thread: WLP090-San Diego Super Yeast Performance on 10-31-2014 at 02:08 AM
Well I can say I just sampled my fully carbed autumn ale, and It is perfect....clean cans crisp
letting the subtly of the spices be highlighted. I have quickly turned around and used this in
a cream a...