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Posted in thread: The cardinal brewing sin on 05-02-2016 at 04:38 PM
Hey buddy - If you pitched at 90 and got the wort down to 65 within a few hours you shouldn't
have any problems. As for the yeast sticking to the side, just slosh the wort around to get the
Posted in thread: Advise on WLP670 Saison I brewed on 02-23-2016 at 08:33 PM
FYI - I just kegged it up on 2/14/2016. I left for 9 months in primary and the beer is
fantastic. I think the funk is quite subtle for the reason I listed in my original post, I
think it would have be...
Posted in thread: Is this bad news? on 11-02-2015 at 03:07 PM
For the camp that thinks a hydrometer poses a greater infection risk than a wine thief or
baster, what is your logic behind this? Personally, I don't take hydrometer readings in the
vessel, but I don'...
Posted in thread: I wish I had this problem, but I'm curious. on 10-30-2015 at 01:29 PM
AKA a 200 gallons per household limit. In Alabama the pertinent section of the code is:"The
aggregate amount of the beer, mead, cider, and table wine permitted to be produced under this
act, with resp...
Posted in thread: PET Carboys - Cleaning Agents Besides Oxy or PBW? on 10-19-2015 at 07:59 PM
I've been using poor man PBW (3 parts oxiclean 1 part TSP-90) for years now to clean my PET
carboys. I have 2 Better Bottle brand and 4 Mid-west/Northernbrewer brand (Big Bubbler)
carboys. One of the ...
Posted in thread: How clear should a saison be? on 10-15-2015 at 03:14 PM
All comes down to your process and ingredients. You gave very little information. Typically, I
get clear saisons, but I don't use a ton of high protein malt like wheat, rye, oat. If you use
Posted in thread: I forgot a hop addition in the boil .. on 10-13-2015 at 08:07 PM
I with the don't worry about it and toss in with dry hop addition camp. I don't think are you
going to get what you need out of a mini-brew or starter or whatever you were thinking of. I
brew my own I...
Posted in thread: 1st time brewer ... Worried about fermentation temps in hot climate? on 10-12-2015 at 09:41 PM
:off:I think everyone's first beer kit should come with Lallemands Belle Saison. So versatile
and tolerant to temps.
Posted in thread: 1st time brewer ... Worried about fermentation temps in hot climate? on 10-12-2015 at 09:39 PM
Temp control should be #1. If you cannot keep it the yeast in the happy temp zone, I would not
brew. If you have a brew store near by, pick up some saison yeast,like mentioned above, and
maybe swap ou...
Posted in thread: Carboy vs fermenting bucket on 10-09-2015 at 01:30 PM
MY starter kit arrived today and looking at the instructions I realized that the Irish Ale I
got required 2nd stage fermentation. I know I can skip that and leave it in the fermentation
bucket an extr...