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  • Posted in thread: Why is my beer better when bottled with oats? on 08-28-2009 at 06:13 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 04:30 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
    way.

  • Posted in thread: Square food storage containers as fermentors? on 08-27-2009 at 04:17 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 08-27-2009 at 12:52 AM
    It is indeed a Saison.

  • Posted in thread: Square food storage containers as fermentors? on 08-26-2009 at 11:59 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 09:22 PM
    Revvy, that's a great idea... I bet this would fit in my fridge!SWMBO will be thrilled, I'm
    sure. :D

  • Posted in thread: How long is too long in primary? on 08-26-2009 at 09:18 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 08:53 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 08:10 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 06:05 AM
    Then Special B it is! Should be very tasty...

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On-deck: Wild yeast pale ale Primary: 3711 Saison Bottle conditioning:Déborah François (Belgian Blonde), Tripel 8
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