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Posted in thread: Why is my beer better when bottled with oats? on 08-28-2009 at 05:13 AM
It could be that the oats are giving the yeast something complex to work on while the bottles
carbonate. They may break it down partially and leave some interesting flavors behind. If you
really like ...
Posted in thread: Do I have to Remove labels?? on 08-27-2009 at 03:30 AM
I have some label-less bottles I use as "giveables," and some with labels that I drink. I
certainly don't care if a bottle has the wrong label on it, but I wouldn't hand it out that
Posted in thread: Square food storage containers as fermentors? on 08-27-2009 at 03:17 AM
I believe it turned out to be $22, though you can find them cheaper online. So, not the
cheapest option, but I definitely prefer it to my plastic buckets (can't see in) and glass
carboys (too dangerou...
Posted in thread: Square food storage containers as fermentors? on 08-26-2009 at 11:52 PM
It is indeed a Saison.
Posted in thread: Square food storage containers as fermentors? on 08-26-2009 at 10:59 PM
I think I'm going to twist the whole container back and forth to clear the yeast piles, and
then wait an hour or two before racking. Hopefully that will do the trick!I guess all my
batches are small/t...
Posted in thread: Square food storage containers as fermentors? on 08-26-2009 at 08:22 PM
Revvy, that's a great idea... I bet this would fit in my fridge!SWMBO will be thrilled, I'm
Posted in thread: How long is too long in primary? on 08-26-2009 at 08:18 PM
I had a barley wine in the secondary (along with a pretty big yeast cake for a secondary) for
18 months. It tastes great! RDWHAHB.
Posted in thread: Square food storage containers as fermentors? on 08-26-2009 at 07:53 PM
Here's a shot. Check out the tiny yeast cakes resting on the edges near the top!
Posted in thread: Strange Problem on 08-26-2009 at 07:10 AM
The 12oz Fat Tire bottles do seem very slight. They're noticeably smaller than my others...
Posted in thread: Partial Mash Saison - how's this look? on 08-26-2009 at 05:05 AM
Then Special B it is! Should be very tasty...