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Posted in thread: WLP300 hefeweizen, too clean on 05-21-2016 at 01:23 AM
With 300, I get bubblegum, not banana at higher temperatures. I ferment it in the low 60s and
get plenty of banana.
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Posted in thread: I hate my cheap refractometer on 04-27-2016 at 01:54 PM
Particulates can skew the reading. Try to minimize picking up grain particles, hop particles,
and protein scum.
Posted in thread: Higher than expected FG (1.041 vs 1.018) on 04-26-2016 at 12:34 AM
Purchase a vial or pouch of WLP099 Super High Gravity Yeast and pitch it in there. It will dry
it right out. 099 will fix 90% of underattenuated beers with minimal flavor impact.
Posted in thread: Question for other Tower of Power users on 02-28-2016 at 06:58 PM
How do you setup a propane fired RIMS system?It's pretty much the standard configuration for
the gas-fired Tower of Power. It takes the temperature in the recirculation loop and then turns
on the burn...
Posted in thread: Message from lanlord (balcony brewing) on 11-28-2015 at 03:57 PM
You could look into getting a Grainfather or build your own electric brewing system.
Posted in thread: RIP stuck fermentation - Pitch US05 or WLP001? on 09-28-2015 at 01:02 PM
WLP001 has a high alcohol tolerance I believe 12%. So why wouldn't it work? I've also been
thinking of using WY3711 french saison yeastAlcohol tolerance refers to how high a yeast can go
under ideal c...
Posted in thread: RIP stuck fermentation - Pitch US05 or WLP001? on 09-27-2015 at 11:03 PM
US-05 and 001 will have a really hard time to gain a foothold in that kind of high-alcohol
environment. Pitch a vial of WLP099 in there. As long as you didn't screw up the mash, that
will fix any stuc...
Posted in thread: Yeast Nutrient on 09-27-2015 at 03:04 PM
It's cheap insurance to use yeast nutrients - it makes life a little bit less stressful for the
yeast.By the way, if you are making a 5-gallon batch, you are grossly underpitching with a 2L
Posted in thread: Grainfather Kickstarter on 08-12-2015 at 02:31 PM
I brewed on it twice now. It's a neat little system, but of course I won't know how the beers
taste for another couple of weeks. It is a little slow to come up to temperature (it's about a
six hour br...