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Posted in thread: A Good All Around Belgian Yeast? on 02-13-2013 at 03:41 PM
I'm a big fan of WLP550 as well. It's a great strain for all Belgian styles. As far as reusing,
instead of reusing yeast from a previous fermentation that will likely be stressed, make your
Posted in thread: What are you fermenting in? on 02-13-2013 at 10:02 AM
Not really. The only yeast that will get sucked up is the little bit really close to the pickup
tube. I actually use CO2 pressure to rack the beer to the serving keg through the pickup tube.
I push th...
Posted in thread: 4 batches will not carbonate..... Any ideas why? on 02-12-2013 at 05:25 PM
I've got to go with the temp also. Ive got an electric heater about 8' from my beer closet
keeping 'em at a steady *72 and i'm chillin' them in 3 weeks and drinkin' 'em in 4
Posted in thread: A Good All Around Belgian Yeast? on 02-12-2013 at 05:06 PM
Wyeast 1762 I like to start this yeast on the low end in temp. until the cap starts to drop and
then work it up to the top end through the next three weeks. I can get a good attenuation of
close to 78...
Posted in thread: What are you fermenting in? on 02-12-2013 at 04:51 PM
Just think of it as a stainless steel carboy. After my first couple batches the novelty of
seeing the yeasties swim around was gone, and I never really "kept tabs" on my beer. I just let
it ferment ou...
Posted in thread: Bucket v.s. Carboy on 02-07-2013 at 07:12 PM
The next time that you brew.... take your bucket, clean it, rinse it, and sanitize it like you
normally do. Then turn it upside down, put it over your head... take 3 DEEP breaths and tell me
that it d...
Posted in thread: Bucket v.s. Carboy on 02-06-2013 at 04:05 PM
Why is it that all of you that use buckets for fermenting still drink your beer from a GLASS
and not a solo-cup?
Posted in thread: New Forum Requests on 02-05-2013 at 05:07 PM
How about being able to search for other members within say 50 miles of any zipcode
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-04-2013 at 07:53 PM
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Posted in thread: My Brew Shed in the works, guidance needed. on 02-03-2013 at 06:21 AM
Hot and cold running water?