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Posted in thread: Versatile British Yeast on 08-16-2016 at 07:56 PM
WLP007, 1098 and S-04 are all the Whitbread B (dry) strain. It was originally developed for
tower fermentations, which required a yeast that flocculated/attenuated well and could be used
Posted in thread: Help with IPA Critique.. Going for Juicy NE style on 08-14-2016 at 06:59 PM
This goes against pretty much what every home brewer has heard, but analytically there isn't
much to support the idea that Cl to S04 ratios have a positive correlation with the "soft"
mouthfeel in the...
Posted in thread: Concord Grape Flavor- Ester or Homegrown Hop on 08-12-2016 at 05:24 PM
What you are tasting is ethyl heptanoate. It can be produced by stressed fermentation, often
due to under-pitching or from an incomplete fermentation. Often times you'll see it in beers
that were move...
Posted in thread: Best all around British Ale yeast opinions wanted! on 03-21-2016 at 12:09 AM
This is a difficult question not only because there are so many great British yeasts available
these days, but there is also a general lack of understanding of how to best use these yeasts.
Posted in thread: Changes in pH depending on when it is taken in the Mash on 03-04-2016 at 07:03 PM
I use a calibrated Hach HQ11D pH meter and the EZ water calculator is always off. I've never
had that thing get close. Bru'N Water is usually within 0.1-1.5 of the estimated pH. That said,
when to tak...
Posted in thread: Treehouse Brewing Julius Clone on 03-01-2016 at 08:42 PM
Can you elaborate? Or point me to a thread or source which goes into detail? Or can I PM you?
I'm on the hunt for haze and would like to understand what causes it in greater detail to help
Posted in thread: Treehouse Brewing Julius Clone on 02-29-2016 at 10:04 PM
I know Trillium uses 007 Dry English Ale Yeast, and speaking to JC he's adamant that it is not
yeast in suspension nor proteins from adjuncts, it's hop oil. The bio transformation of oils
when dry hop...
Posted in thread: Bourbon Barrel Staves on 02-23-2016 at 09:37 PM
I would not use staves, they impart much more wood character than whiskey. You'll get better
true to form character from soaking wood chips/cubes in bourbon and then dosing the bourbon
into the beer. ...
Posted in thread: Experimental Brew with Rice Syrup Solids. on 02-22-2016 at 09:44 PM
What exactly are you trying to achieve here - a gluten free beer?Why coloring?
Posted in thread: Commercial Beer Yeast Harvest List on 02-22-2016 at 09:40 PM
On the subject of Westmalle/3787, I recently spent a month in Belgium and was informed multiple
times that Westvleteren now has its own strain and is not using the same yeast as Westmalle.
After many ...