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Posted in thread: 1056 Yeast Questions on 01-03-2017 at 08:44 PM
Pitching at 80 won't make the beer take longer, but it may cause some off flavor. I wouldn't
worry too much. It's a very forgiving g and neutral yeast. Feel free to dry hop now. It won't
drop much if ...
Posted in thread: Went to smack the pack and... on 01-03-2017 at 01:49 AM
Good news. It swelled up nicely and I was able to pitch within a couple hours of brewing.
Thanks for the input
Posted in thread: Went to smack the pack and... on 01-02-2017 at 09:16 PM
Just did it about an hour ago and nothing yet. Chilling my beer now. I have dry yeast on hand
but was looking for something different than the typical American ale yeast I brew with.There
was some liq...
Posted in thread: Went to smack the pack and... on 01-02-2017 at 08:31 PM
Found it partially frozen in the back of the fridge. Thawed it for a half hour and proceeded as
normal. Think there's any viability? Normally I'd do a starter but this is only a 4% beer and
all the lo...
Posted in thread: Harvested yeast off-gassing in refrigerator? on 07-21-2016 at 07:16 PM
This is pretty common in my experience. No worries. Just give it a whiff efore pitching into
your next brew
Posted in thread: Missed Gravity again for the third straight time!! Any help appreciated!! on 07-03-2016 at 06:37 PM
You won't get 75% efficiency from one big batch sparge. Break up that sparge into 2 or 3
batches and as stated above, make sure you're boiling off at a good rate.
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 04-24-2016 at 12:34 AM
Brewed many versions of this depending on what I had on hand. This time its honey malt instead
of c10, no Vienna and oats in place of carapils. Hops stay the same.
Posted in thread: Double Batches on 04-20-2016 at 02:12 AM
Came across a good deal on a keggle and was thinking of picking it up for the occasional double
batch since I have less time to brew these days. My main concern is chilling 11 gallons of
beer. All I h...
Posted in thread: Beer People are Annoying on 02-24-2016 at 08:25 PM
I'm over the beer festivals. I was even before I started brewing. I can talk with some people
about beer, as long as they're not snobby... or uninformed to the point they have no business
Posted in thread: Cloning HopHands by Tired Hands Brewing Company on 01-24-2016 at 02:50 AM
Love their brews. I haven't attempted any clones, but I've certainly taken a note from their
beer and an using a ton of oats in some of my recipes. Up to 20 percent. I'm not one for