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Posted in thread: Any results? White Labs WLP670 American Farmhouse Blend on 03-28-2013 at 05:20 PM
Drinking a bottle of farmhouse ale with this now. 10% crystal rye (thought it was normal
rye).Two weeks in it hit 1.008, 5ish months later in secondary down to 1.003 and bottled.Tastes
nice, got a rea...
Posted in thread: Yeast Recovery on 02-06-2013 at 05:50 PM
The open container won't support wild yeast. He is catching blow off yeast in a container of
sanitizer. As long as the container has sanitizer in it the yeast are safe from bacteria or
wild yeast.If d...
Posted in thread: Yeast Recovery on 02-05-2013 at 09:13 PM
Why are you trying to catch blow off yeast in an open container that can support wild yeast if
it can support domesticated yeast instead of just saving the flocc'd slurry after you rack your
beer off ...
Posted in thread: Whirfloc always scares the crap out of me... on 01-21-2013 at 10:07 PM
Giving it a good cold crash @ 40-46F for 3-4 weeks takes care of all those issues despite the
trub.Well, it doesn't take care of them, but it makes it good enough.If cold crashing beer for
3 weeks was...
Posted in thread: Citrus Pale Ale help on 01-21-2013 at 09:52 PM
Well for a start you'd be better moving 15min additions to end of boil so you don't lose as
many aromaticsSecondly, nelson sauvin is pretty potent and tends to overwhelm other hops so
keep that in min...
Posted in thread: Whirfloc always scares the crap out of me... on 01-21-2013 at 09:49 PM
That material can dissolve back into the beer and cause haze issues / poor stability and
increased staling.However, unless you're putting it on shop shelves you don't have anything to
worry about beca...
Posted in thread: Beer is not clearing on 01-21-2013 at 08:28 PM
I think this is also an urban legend. Lager yeast "bottom ferment" because for the majority of
the yeast flocculates out at the low fermentation temperatures.In any case, the concept you
can't fine la...
Posted in thread: Beer is not clearing on 01-20-2013 at 12:35 PM
That sounds like an old wives's tale.May do, but it's correct. Same reason lager yeast 'bottom
ferment', the co2 bubbles stick to the cells like ale yeast cells which causes them to 'top
Posted in thread: Beer is not clearing on 01-19-2013 at 09:55 PM
Isinglas doesn't work on lager yeast, you can't fine it away (something to do with the cell
Posted in thread: Wet shaving thread. on 01-19-2013 at 11:59 AM
Just had a hair cut so going for a shave...Hot flannel, Edwin Jagger pre-shave, EJ super badger
+ prorarso soap, murkur 23c + feather blades, EJ aftershave balm.Mmmm.