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Posted in thread: Repitching Saflager W-34/70 on 08-08-2016 at 10:28 AM
I've gone 3 generations with it (helles - dunkel - pilsner). No issues whatsoever. Only stopped
cos I needed a change. Obviously the usual caveats apply - good sanitation, appropriate pitch
Posted in thread: Hop stand? on 03-18-2016 at 03:10 AM
That's kinda what made me think of it - but my version has three variables using just the one
hop.Then again, that might make it less viable for him to test... hmm...Yeah, his triangle test
Posted in thread: Hop stand? on 03-18-2016 at 02:15 AM
Not sure if you've seen this - He's already on to it
Posted in thread: Clean VS Sanitized on 02-17-2016 at 11:31 AM
I realise that after some tense times, this thread has finally reached a kind of uneasy truce,
so I'm somewhat reluctant to post, but I was trying something new with my brett/sour fermenter
Posted in thread: Bry-97 not doing anything on 02-11-2016 at 02:31 PM
To be fair, if you look up the data sheet, the manufacturers do recommend 1g/L, so by their
standards you under pitched by 50% (assuming you made 5 gallons). I too have found that if you
repitch the s...
Posted in thread: Should I add more gelatin? on 02-05-2016 at 07:18 AM
Have you chilled it? Gelatine works a lot better when added to cold beer.
Posted in thread: Brun water not working for me on 12-11-2015 at 03:34 PM
Water chemistry is a huge and potentially very confusing topic. You may be oversimplifying
things a little. A few points/questions1. Your water pH is pretty much irrelevant, your waters
alkalinity is ...
Posted in thread: Super Hoppy IPA Recipe Help on 04-28-2015 at 07:07 AM
Personally, I'd lose the crystal malt, especially if you want a crisp finish. I like some malt
character but don't really like sweetness.Also, you need to charge your phone...
Posted in thread: Bottle Harvesting Saison Dupont on 03-06-2015 at 12:06 PM
I've heard people saying that the yeast harvested from the bottle is much easier to deal with
and less prone to stalling than the strains White Labs and Wyeast sell.Totally agree. I've used
Posted in thread: Baking soda to bump up ph? on 01-29-2015 at 05:21 AM
Lots of good advice above. I doubt you'll need any baking soda.If you're still not convinced,
calibrate your pH meter and then do a miniature mash in a teacup and check the pH before
committing to a f...