Last Activity:12-08-2013 8:03 AM
Posted in thread: The White Lion (Bavarian Hefeweizen) on 10-21-2013 at 09:49 PM
I noticed no maltodextrine orcas malt;how was the mouthfeel on this one?
Posted in thread: Safale US-05 24hrs no signs yet on 08-24-2013 at 07:35 PM
I use us-05 in my stouts and American wheat ales and have had it do that. Usually, it takes
24-48 hours to get going and then it really gets active. It's an odd ale yeast to me that
behaves that way b...
Posted in thread: Safale US-05 24hrs no signs yet on 08-09-2013 at 03:42 PM
They make additives that can clarify beer you add after fermentation is done. I hate racking to
secondary because you lose some of your beer in the process
Posted in thread: Safale US-05 24hrs no signs yet on 08-08-2013 at 06:15 PM
Ouse this yeast a lot for wheat beers and stouts and have had it take upto 48 hours to really
get going.thats when pitched dry. When I use a starter, I've had it blow an airlock stopper of
a 3 gallon ...
Posted in thread: Orange Kolsch (AG/EX) on 08-06-2013 at 07:20 PM
Brewed a half batch of this over the weekend and usednottingham ale yeast that I rehydrated.
The fermentation blew my airlock off on day 2 and foamed all over my floor. On the upside, it
did smell pre...
Posted in thread: Orange Kolsch (AG/EX) on 07-17-2013 at 04:23 PM
Could you use nottingham ale yeast? I have a few packs nearing their end and want to use them
Posted in thread: Sam's Raspberry Wheat on 07-16-2013 at 09:27 PM
Forgot to mention, I had cherries in secondary for 2 weeks and didn't get any off flavors
Posted in thread: Sam's Raspberry Wheat on 07-16-2013 at 09:26 PM
If you have a "thief" hydrometer, just take a sample. Otherwise, get a long piece of tubing,
sterilize it, and dip it. You can plug theoutside end with your finger to create a vacuum.
Posted in thread: Sam's Raspberry Wheat on 07-16-2013 at 02:08 PM
If you used fresh fruit that can be an issue,. Just take a quick taste and that will tell you
all you want to know. I usually use frozen fruit so the mold doesn't become an issue but you
Posted in thread: Sam's Raspberry Wheat on 07-12-2013 at 04:22 PM
Welcome tohomebrewing. Someof the tartness will dissipate as it conditions in bottles but one
thing I do keep around is extract if I'm making a fruit beer ( especially withblackberries).
It's handy in...