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Posted in thread: To fix or not fix, that is the question on 07-10-2012 at 02:20 AM
Not so much the style as it is the yeast strain, but I can't imagine an IPA I'd want to ferment
at 77°. It sure looks to me like you aren't chilling cool enough. If I chill to 65 it will take
Posted in thread: To fix or not fix, that is the question on 07-01-2012 at 04:46 PM
Understood. We don't all have the luxury of a fermentation chamber, lagering chamber, multi-tap
kegorator, etc.I would suggest you brew to the temp if can can't temp to the brew.Saison, abbey
Posted in thread: Could use some help on re-fermenting a bulk aged tripel. on 06-22-2012 at 05:07 AM
thoughts= too much trouble. S-33 will do the same job with zero adverse affects.
Posted in thread: Could use some help on re-fermenting a bulk aged tripel. on 06-19-2012 at 03:00 PM
Your conditioning yeast will not affect the profile. I'd recommend against any Champagne yeast
since most of them are super-attenuative and you don't know how much of your residual sugars
Posted in thread: Reverse a cold crash on 06-19-2012 at 01:28 AM
I'm going to disagree. Diacetyl reduction may happen slowly after cold crashing, but may not.
All of that alcohol is going to dramatically lower your chances of success. Impatience rarely
does a beer ...
Posted in thread: Could use some help on re-fermenting a bulk aged tripel. on 06-19-2012 at 01:20 AM
What you are trying to do is difficult at best.I would seriously consider force-carbing with a
CO2 tank and bottling after.Bottle conditioning anything outside the norm is tricky, and you
are on the f...
Posted in thread: OG Off - Insight Appreciated (Porter) on 06-18-2012 at 02:50 AM
This doesn't sound like a full boil. You're in a 5g kettle, right?If you usually end up with
3g, say this time you had 3.5 maybe? Then those 240 points give you a 1.068 SG before draining
Posted in thread: Bulk yeast? on 06-18-2012 at 02:44 AM
Your homebrew shop should be able to get you .5 kg of most of the Safale/Safbrew/Saflager
stuff. A few strains that aren't available in the 11.5g sachets (K97, S-189, e.g.) Brewers
Supply Group in Den...
Posted in thread: To fix or not fix, that is the question on 06-17-2012 at 06:04 PM
BTW, that's about five degrees warmer than I'd ferment that at.
Posted in thread: Low Fermentation Temperature on 06-17-2012 at 06:03 PM
If you want someone to tell you it'll be fine, no one knows yet. It'll be beer. It'll most
likely be fine, but you may have lower attenuation than you might've. Looks like you got
through the lag phas...