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Posted in thread: Does Wyeast 4766 (Cider yeast) have a kill factor? on 07-01-2015 at 09:15 PM
Some yeasts, champagne are the only ones that I recall offhand, emit a protein that actively
kills other yeasts.OP, based on your other thread, it seems like you already pitched all those
yeasts, so t...
Posted in thread: White mold? on 06-29-2015 at 09:21 PM
Sounds like a pellicle, but a photo would really help.
Posted in thread: Old school lagers on 06-29-2015 at 05:57 PM
Midwest lists this in their article about malts:"There are also flavor differences between
2-row and 6-row and it seems that most brewers feel 2-row malt produces a fuller, maltier
flavor and 6-row ma...
Posted in thread: D rest for 5 days on 06-29-2015 at 03:47 PM
Nope, perfectly fine.
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2565 Stalled? on 06-26-2015 at 06:33 PM
Whether the SG has moved or not, I would move it to a warmer location and give it a gentle
stir. I've only used WY2565 5-6 times, but it's never stalled on me.
Posted in thread: Mixing yeast for Saison on 06-24-2015 at 02:43 PM
Which champagne yeast did you use?
Posted in thread: Mixing yeast for Saison on 06-24-2015 at 02:42 PM
It is my understanding that the champagne yeasts emit a protein that kills other yeasts, so the
Belgian yeast would have to multiply quickly enough to outpace the champagne yeast in order to
have a ch...
Posted in thread: Various Impacts on Beer Color on 06-23-2015 at 09:35 PM
In regards to the fourth point: For my blonde ale, I did a hop stand for 30 mins in my boil
kettle and then dumped the entire contents (break and all) into my fermenting bucket and kept
it there for a...
Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-22-2015 at 03:41 PM
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 06-16-2015 at 02:29 PM
A little pricey, but made of hdpe and without oil to clean either: the tamper-evident ring,
that would be awesome to open in front of someone or to have them open...as the ring pops, "Oh,
he wasn't j...