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Posted in thread: Chris White on Starters on 08-05-2015 at 12:26 AM
I'd also add that I imagine most people would rather find out their yeast is dead when their
starter doesn't do anything than when they've pitched it into 5+ gallons of wort.Correct! So
Posted in thread: Chris White on Starters on 08-04-2015 at 11:47 PM
White Labs is the contract manufacturer for my company The Yeast Bay, so I want to make sure no
one thinks I'm speaking on behalf of White Labs, because I'm not. I definitely respect Chris'
Posted in thread: Gigayeast GY045 German Lager issues on 08-04-2015 at 11:23 PM
Some lager strains can be a little slow to start, but what you saw is quite a long time. I know
for The Yeast Bay I specifically chose our Hessian Pils and Franconian Dark Lager because of
Posted in thread: Split batch of YB's Melange, Farmhouse Sour and Saison Brett on 07-31-2015 at 06:39 PM
Interesting. Ive drained the water from igloo cooler so they're likely sitting at low 70s in
den. One of chest freezers died so Im using igloo water cooler containers w water and ice.
Letting it ride ...
Posted in thread: Recipe for YeastBay Farmhouse Sour on 07-31-2015 at 06:35 PM
Incase it is needed, here is the recipe...291546Recipe looks pretty good to me! As I mentioned
a moment ago in another thread, I was at Rare Barrel on Tuesday chatting with Jay and we tasted
Posted in thread: Petite Farmhouse Recipe Critique (TYB) on 07-31-2015 at 06:31 PM
Awesome. Will be in San Fran area in near future. Missed Cellarmaker last spring so have to
make it there this time.Hell ya, do it. Tim and Connor are doing great things. I was actually
up at Rare Bar...
Posted in thread: Petite Farmhouse Recipe Critique (TYB) on 07-28-2015 at 01:27 PM
Hows the Cellarmaker being coming along? Is it in bbls now?Good I think! Tim said its coming
along and I believe it recently went into barrels, though not a huge amount of Brett character
Posted in thread: Split batch of YB's Melange, Farmhouse Sour and Saison Brett on 07-09-2015 at 09:35 PM
Sounds great. Thank you for the updates. I just did a pale sour with Melange vs Wyeast Lambic
blend/Cuvée Rene dregs. Forgot to measure the wort pH but am tracking temps and will pull
samples for pH i...
Posted in thread: ISO: Fantome dregs on 06-26-2015 at 12:37 AM
I just used rva-263 and ti was good, but didnt have the funk that I associate with fantome. Im
guessing its like their main strain they use, but not everything that makes their signature
funk. It ferm...
Posted in thread: Split batch of YB's Melange, Farmhouse Sour and Saison Brett on 06-12-2015 at 07:40 AM
Hell Ya. I have a Melange fermented wort, half on Apriums + oak and half on dried cherries
soaked in cabernet sauvignon + oak. Happy to trade those too!