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Posted in thread: What is this in my IPA? Yeast maybe? on 06-19-2013 at 03:29 AM
It looks like congealed proteins from the cold break to me. And yes..."yeast raft" is a real
term. That doesn't look like yeast rafts to me, though.
Posted in thread: Dry hopped 10 days vs. 2 months experiment on 06-19-2013 at 03:19 AM
It's definitely good to know that you didn't end up with a grassy/vegetal taste.
Posted in thread: Dry hopped 10 days vs. 2 months experiment on 06-19-2013 at 02:57 AM
I feel like it would have been a better comparison to leave both batches in primary for two
months, but dry hop one batch for the last 10 days only due to the fact the first batch wasn't
fresh during ...
Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Experiences on 06-19-2013 at 02:11 AM
I only mentioned it because I thought what you said seemed familiar. I drank mine and knew it
wasn't infected, but it didn't pop and it was a little weird. I trashed that batch of yeast
(found out it ...
Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Experiences on 06-19-2013 at 01:16 AM
I have had Conan get bad very late gen and give off clove and a little something odd. What
attenuation did you get?I was suspecting this as well...I have a new harvest of Conan that I
Posted in thread: Is this a good thing? on 06-19-2013 at 12:49 AM
Very interesting. Hi temps can mean super active fermentation? The temps were higher than I
would have liked but we are talking about 77 degrees Fahrenheit instead of 74.When you say 77
degrees do you...
Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Experiences on 06-19-2013 at 12:41 AM
I just can't get past the clovey, almost saison-ish notes that come from it. I don't know if
the last batch I made was fermented too hot, or what...It's just not the bee's knees like I
wanted it to be...
Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Experiences on 06-18-2013 at 10:01 PM
Thanks MTate. I'm trying to figure out if I should dump this or not, don't want to ruin all my
brewing effort with poopy yeast bread. I also tasted my decanted 1.6L step and it tasted like
Posted in thread: Is this a good thing? on 06-18-2013 at 09:53 PM
Another reason that it might be a bad thing is the fact that it might be pointing to high
fermentation temps, which is typically not a good thing for the quality of your beer. If your
Posted in thread: Blowout on aisle 3 on 06-18-2013 at 09:48 PM
Also, put an old t-shirt on the bucket so the bottom is in the water. It will wick up the water
and evaporate, helping cool the bucket. Every little bit helps.That's a more traditional method