Last Activity:02-28-2014 12:16 PM
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Posted in thread: Pausing a yeast starter. on 02-28-2014 at 05:15 PM
Had a great starter going for a brew day last weekend, then the kids got sick and I couldn't
brew. Tossed the flask in the fridge and shut the door. Now I want to brew on Sunday, should I
decant and t...
Posted in thread: will this oxi work? on 02-03-2014 at 10:31 PM
whats the fear with scented stuff? I got the Kroger version the other day, washed my kegs with
it, put the beers on tap and I cant even sniff any of the orange/citrus type scent that it had
added. I j...
Posted in thread: White labs American Ale sucks on 02-02-2014 at 08:39 PM
This is a funny topic because getting mad at 001 is like saying a toyota camry is a crap car,
or cash is a bad gift. Sure, there are crazier things out there and yeasts that are more fun,
but you cant...
Posted in thread: Cold Crash question. on 02-02-2014 at 08:05 PM
What was your mash temp?153, all calculations done with beersmith. I doubt its a mash temp
issue because I brewed 2 other beers that weekend and both are at FG and heading to kegs this
Posted in thread: What's your "go to" Yeast? on 02-02-2014 at 08:02 PM
001 and 007 in about 60% of my beers. I have also started using a lot of WL Cali V yeast and
that is awesome, however it puts off a ton of sulfur smell during fermentation and smells like
rotten eggs ...
Posted in thread: Nottingham Ale Yeast + Fermentables on 02-02-2014 at 07:57 PM
I brewed the same beer with nottingham two years in a row (kind of a variation on BMs
centennial blonde) and over this past year got a ferm chamber and temp controller. Nottingham
says 66 is ideal but...
Posted in thread: Cold Crash question. on 02-02-2014 at 07:49 PM
How far from expected FG is it? That # is merely an estimate. A little bit higher is no cause
for worry, especially if you may have possibly mashed this a little high or used extract.It was
Posted in thread: Cold Crash question. on 02-02-2014 at 07:05 PM
I also just realized I have a jar of washed yeast from another batch. I may just fire up
another starter and pitch that. However, the beer is 14 days old so should I just chalk it up
to a loss or give...
Posted in thread: Is it ok to wash and save yeast that stuck? on 02-02-2014 at 06:54 PM
I had a brown ale that stuck at 1.025 but I was planning on using the yeast for a porter next
week. I was gonna wash the yeast but if its crapped out, I dont want to add it to another beer
and repeat ...
Posted in thread: Cold Crash question. on 02-02-2014 at 06:50 PM
I have a brown that didnt quite end up hitting its FG and is a tad sweet, time to
experiment.Gonna split it up, put 3g on bourbon/oak cubes, 1 gallon chipotle, 1 gallon
control.So, question: Since Im ...