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  • Posted in thread: Pipeworks Yeast on 09-24-2015 at 09:45 PM
    War Bird is a saison, so it'd totally make sense that it would taste differently than an S-05
    batch. I'm sure they use a saison yeast either from BSI or perhaps the local yeast lab, Omega.
    They don't ...

  • Posted in thread: Pipeworks Yeast on 09-22-2015 at 02:15 AM
    I didn't ask further questions. Didn't want to take up too much time or come off as a absolute
    noob. This was a few months ago when the mosaic saison was released. Jesus that beer was good.
    Some peopl...

  • Posted in thread: Pipeworks Yeast on 09-15-2015 at 08:32 PM
    I've spoken with a few people there. I can't say that they use S05 for all their hoppy ales,
    but I have pretty good reason to believe that it is at least used in NvU (their flagship beer)

  • Posted in thread: Pipeworks Yeast on 09-14-2015 at 01:57 PM
    From what I understand most of their IPAs and PAs use simple dry S05 yeast or the equivalent
    from BSI.

  • Posted in thread: Lawson's Finest Sip of Sunshine Clone on 11-09-2014 at 04:10 PM
    Thanks much. I'll give it a whirl soon and post back here with results. Jealous of those in VT
    who will eventually get those in well as easy access to HF.

  • Posted in thread: Lawson's Finest Sip of Sunshine Clone on 11-09-2014 at 02:33 PM
    Also a couple questions. What was your batch size and efficiency? Is your dry hop addition 1.5
    oz each addition for a total of 3 oz? Or is each addition 3oz, for a total of 6oz?

  • Posted in thread: Lawson's Finest Sip of Sunshine Clone on 11-09-2014 at 02:28 PM
    How did this turn out? Any tweaks you would do for a future batch? I really like SoS and have a
    buddy who is insane for it. Would love to brew this if it is close.

  • Posted in thread: Limited yeast options, should I step or try something else? on 10-23-2014 at 11:54 PM
    Not sure how convenient the store is, but I'd just grab a few packs of S-05 and call it a day.
    It will be good yeast for a SMaSH as it won't produce a ton of flavor that would interfere with
    the grain...

  • Posted in thread: Ipa recipe on 09-28-2014 at 08:18 PM
    I'd do some easy water analysis/additions. You can probably get a water report from your city.
    At worst, do some filtering and/or campden tablets to get the chlorine, or chloramine, out. I
    can't say i...

  • Posted in thread: New to the brew. Got tips? on 08-20-2014 at 03:36 PM
    For the first time brewer, I think the easiest thing to overlook is fermentation control.
    Mainly because kits don't really give you enough good information on it. Make sure you pitch
    enough yeast and ...