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Posted in thread: How much brew to give to a friend on 07-28-2015 at 06:01 AM
A growler sounds about right.
Posted in thread: Wrong yeast... Oh no on 07-28-2015 at 04:33 AM
I'd pitch the us05 and see what happens...killer wine yeast or not.
Posted in thread: Are there any temp tolerant yeast strains out there? on 07-27-2015 at 05:08 AM
Cooper's dry ale yeast is heat tolerant. I have had good luck using this at room temps about
70f for cream ales and pale ales.
Posted in thread: Growler Fill and bottle fill from keg on 07-21-2015 at 08:01 PM
really works. I use a larger stopper for growler fills. I chill the bottles before filling to
Posted in thread: AAARGH!! Problems with first lager fermentation on 07-21-2015 at 08:17 AM
Give the fermenter a swirl to roust the yeast and leave it at room temp. Hopefully it will
finish. A week or two is not too long.
Posted in thread: Keg Lube on 07-21-2015 at 06:35 AM
Yes and yes.
Posted in thread: 2 row vs 6 row on 07-20-2015 at 03:16 AM
6 row is a good base malt. This difference between 2 row and 6 row is subtle. I have sought out
6 row to make a more authentic cream ale but I didn't notice a difference. So now I use 2 row
Posted in thread: Lagering a cream ale on 07-12-2015 at 10:37 AM
If you will doing an extended lagering then rack to a secondary. Just a couple of weeks then I
would leave in the primary.
Posted in thread: Cream Ale Taste on 07-11-2015 at 05:29 AM
For me it is the sweet corn aroma that makes it a cream ale. 70/30 malt to corn with 8 oz of
carapils or flaked barley for head retention. Flaked corn is not cheaper than malt where I
live. Rice will ...
Posted in thread: Significance, S-bubble or 3 Piece Airlock? on 07-11-2015 at 05:14 AM
If you plan to cold crash your beer you need an S-type air lock to prevent it from sucking the
liquid back into your fermenter.