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Posted in thread: Dry Yeast to help carbonate a high alc content Belgian on 12-21-2010 at 04:44 AM
If you're using simple sugar to prime and carb with you can add almost any dry wine yeast at
bottling and get carbonation pretty quickly. I've got a 16.5% Barleywine that I used 1/4 of a
sachet of Red...
Posted in thread: Dry Yeast to help carbonate a high alc content Belgian on 12-08-2010 at 04:10 AM
No, don't do that, it will be inconsistent. Rack out the beer into a container, make up a yeast
starter with a small amount of water to re-hydrate it, and add it to the total batch. Then when
you add ...
Posted in thread: Dry Yeast to help carbonate a high alc content Belgian on 12-04-2010 at 04:52 AM
Thanks for the replies. I think I'll try washing the yeast out of primary, build a starter, and
then add fermenting starter to the bottles via pipet.
Posted in thread: Dry Yeast to help carbonate a high alc content Belgian on 12-02-2010 at 05:13 AM
I keg the majority of my beers and force carbonate but want to bottle a few beers from a high
alc content Belgian (~11.5%). I was going to add a few grains of dry yeast to each bottle to
ensure the bo...
Posted in thread: Kilkenny availability in the US on 10-30-2010 at 05:44 AM
Does anyone know if Kilkenny is distributed in the US, and if so where? I'm in AZ and would
like to get a bottle/can or 2 for a friend who loves this beer. Open to a beer swap.
Posted in thread: Stone XI Anniversary Clone on 05-24-2010 at 04:21 AM
Overall the beer is really close in overall flavor. The hops are pretty much dead on IMO. I
need to do a blind side by side test though. The most noticeable difference is in the body-mine
has a thinne...
Posted in thread: Brew pubs in San Jose on 03-24-2010 at 05:29 AM
Thanks for all the suggestions, looks like there are a few worth checking out. I am a hop head
too so will definitely need to check out that BevMo.