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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.