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Posted in thread: Safbrew T-58 on 07-14-2015 at 09:28 PM
I've used it in a Belgian Golden, Dubbel, and Saison.Good yeast, and very nice flavor
profile.Only issue I've had with all three beers using this yeast is lack of head retention and
lower carbonation ...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 06-25-2015 at 11:41 AM
Haus Pale Ale - English StyleWent a different route with a recent batch. Maris Otter in place
of the standard pale ale malt.Cluster hops (0.75 oz @ FWH & 0.25 oz @ 20 min.)East Kent
Goldings (0.5 oz e...
Posted in thread: Pineapple Hefeweizen on 04-08-2015 at 07:33 PM
Been thinking about a batch of Kingerweizen as my next one......now that I've come across this
post it may very well become Pineapple Kingerweizen!Very intrigued by the idea of 4 lbs of
Posted in thread: Wb-06 on 03-11-2015 at 08:01 PM
WB-06 is what's used in my Hefeweizen.Ferment between 65-70 degrees provides enough character
for my taste.Not sure but I think warmer temps will give more banana, so perhaps adjust
fermentation temp ...
Posted in thread: Rehydrating yeast on 01-11-2015 at 01:18 PM
Once you work the process into your brew day and figure out the timing it's no bother at
all.I'll boil the required amount of water around the same time my wort is placed on the
burner. The water is c...
Posted in thread: Opportunity due to excessive blow off on 01-10-2015 at 12:28 AM
Fermenting an old ale and lost around 88 oz through the blow off tube leaving me with about 4.5
gallons in primary. I was not expecting this much loss, and was originally worried since I'm
Posted in thread: How much priming sugar to use? on 12-30-2014 at 05:54 PM
I typically prefer lower carbonation levels in most of my beers. That being said an average
corn sugar amount of 4.0 - 4.25 ounces for 5.5 gallons is what I use.
Posted in thread: Cheating on a 90 minute boil on 12-09-2014 at 09:52 PM
4 drops of Fermcap will also help prevent boil overs. Use it regardless of head space volume.
Posted in thread: Safbrew T-58 on 10-09-2014 at 09:26 PM
This is becoming one of my favorite yeasts to date.First batch was a Belgian Blonde fermented
in low 60's per my prior post, turned out good.2nd use was in a Saison with a very similar
grain bill as t...
Posted in thread: Menards 5 gal coolers on sale on 08-27-2014 at 08:10 PM
I've always read that a 5 gallon Cooler MLT is not ideal for 5 gallon batches. I've been slowly
collecting parts to make one of these cooler MLTs, but have always been told to get a 10 gallon