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    ABOUT ME

  • Running,Photography,motorcycles
  • Pastor
  • Stephen Cook
  • AHA, Cloudy Town Brewers
  • Brewed my first batch in 1981 and was very active until about 1984. Between grad school, marriage, kids and moves only brewed occasional until fall of 2010. Now back at it with a passion.
  • Male
  • Married
  • St Cloud
  • MN

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  • Posted in thread: Yes, you can over pitch! What would you do now? on 07-24-2015 at 07:24 PM
    That's wild, maybe you missed your mash temp by a few degrees or they changed the strain of
    yeast on you a little. I'm stumped thoughEdit: Whoops! Just looked back and saw extracts..
    Never mind about ...

  • Posted in thread: Yes, you can over pitch! What would you do now? on 07-24-2015 at 07:18 PM
    Did you oxygenate before pitching onto the yeast cake? From the data I have seen overpitching
    usually leads to higher FGs while underpitching (or having stressed yeast) results in lower
    FGs. Maybe thi...

  • Posted in thread: Yes, you can over pitch! What would you do now? on 07-24-2015 at 07:12 PM
    Duplicate post

  • Posted in thread: Yes, you can over pitch! What would you do now? on 07-24-2015 at 06:56 PM
    One thing I can tell you with certainty is that adding Brett isn't going to do anything but
    lower the FG even further.But might it add some other interesting flavor and aromas? I'm not
    that experience...

  • Posted in thread: Yes, you can over pitch! What would you do now? on 07-24-2015 at 03:54 AM
    Fermentation temp was like usual. Pitched at 65 f and held there. Normally I'd ramp it up after
    4 days a few degree but it was done before I got there. The "starter beer" was a standard
    bitter og abou...

  • Posted in thread: Yes, you can over pitch! What would you do now? on 07-23-2015 at 07:14 PM
    Every summer I make a 10 gal batch of English Barley Wine. Ive been dialing in the recipe
    (below) and it has done well for me. I give about half away and oak & cellar the the other
    half. (A bottle of ...

  • Posted in thread: Online yeast ordering on 07-19-2015 at 04:07 AM
    I've ordered from NB, Midwest & More Beer many time, always with great results. Just make a
    starter...

  • Posted in thread: Pedal Pub Shenanigans on 06-26-2015 at 11:43 AM
    How exactly does the pub trolley not violate open container laws?It is similar to a limo. The
    drivers can't drink but is ok "in the back." You can't take a beer off the PP onto the street.

  • Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-26-2015 at 11:33 AM
    In

  • Posted in thread: POLL: How many vessels do you use in All-Grain on 06-08-2015 at 08:26 PM
    Direct gas fired RIMS BIAB using a Tower of Power.One 15 gal Kettle.

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Steve in St Cloud, MN Primary - Orange Blossom Mead Long Winter's Nap English Barley WineLagering - Conditioning - Tap 1 - British Golden Ale Tap 2 - Titania American Wheat Tap 3 - Helles Tap 4 - 6 Jolly Fellows Porter Tap 5 - Semi Sweat Mead Tap 6 - Old Oddity Ale Bottles - Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere clone, Long Winters Nap Barley Wine - 2012, 2013 & 2014, Flanders Red, Apple Pie Mead (Cyser) & some odds and ends
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