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Posted in thread: Bottling Pilsner with hint of diacetyl? on 11-26-2016 at 03:00 AM
Nuff said! Thanks Yooper.
Posted in thread: Bottling Pilsner with hint of diacetyl? on 11-26-2016 at 02:09 AM
Hello all, I have a batch of Czech Pilsner that I plan to bottle in about 20hrs. I am getting
just a touch of diacetyl (just enough to detect) in my sample. I wonder if this would get
cleaned up after...
Posted in thread: 2124 vs 2278 for a Pilsner? on 04-13-2016 at 07:02 PM
I am not sure of the exact sources of these two strains, but I think the 2278 is one of the
several yeasts that are blended to ferment Pilsner Urquell. Maybe the 2124 is as well (
Bohemian just means ...
Posted in thread: Central City Red Racer IPA on 04-01-2016 at 08:45 PM
I've thought about this as well, as it is definitely one of my favorites. To get that colour
one would need a lot of Carastan, but it does seem to me like Central City does use a generous
Posted in thread: Which style lager would this be? on 04-01-2016 at 08:39 PM
Not sure this would fit into a style at all. Pilsner/vienna/Munich/Oktoberfest yeast/IBU would
all contribute towards an Oktoberfest/Marzen, but the choice/late addition of hops would mess
that up. So...
Posted in thread: Kolsch Yeast Question on 03-26-2016 at 11:21 PM
I've only used wyeast Kolsch once, but I guess I lucked out because I bottled after two weeks
in primary (no cold crash) and after 3 weeks in the bottle I had a beer that wasn't exactly
bright, but mo...
Posted in thread: Bohemian Pilsner starter options on 03-20-2016 at 05:58 PM
rrhoads, sorry if I don't follow, but I think the best thing to do in order to get an
appropriate count of the healthiest yeast possible is to make a starter on a stir plate and
step it up once. Use a...
Posted in thread: Bohemian Pilsner starter options on 03-15-2016 at 10:29 PM
rrhoads, using an older packet will provide you with a smaller cell count, and so the finished
starter will also contain a smaller cell count as well. Entering the date of manufacture into
Posted in thread: Bohemian Pilsner starter options on 03-14-2016 at 03:54 PM
I use the Brewer's Friend Yeast Calculator. According to it, going from 2 liters up to 5
liters, and using a stir plate for 10 gallons of 1.050 wort will give you a solid 1.8 million
Posted in thread: Pitching Multiple Yeast Strains (WLP051 & 530) on 03-04-2016 at 12:07 AM
"I just brewed a Honey Blonde Ale on Saturday to celebrate the birth of our first kid (yay)."