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  • Posted in thread: Loooong Fermentation on 01-30-2013 at 08:03 PM
    Autolysis is still a very real factor, i'm speaking from experience. But overall the surefire
    answer is taste the beer; if its good keep it, if its not don't.

  • Posted in thread: infected, yeast of brew last, or wild? you judge on 01-30-2013 at 04:13 PM
    Well if you look a little into spontaneous fermentation, the Saccharomyces(brewers yeast)
    always starts first and finishes most of the gravity, then everything else comes to play
    (brett, lactic bacter...

  • Posted in thread: Loooong Fermentation on 01-30-2013 at 04:01 PM
    taste it, it will probably taste like dead yeast(kinda like soy sauce). Keeping beer on the
    yeast for too long causes autolysis(yeast death) which contributes off flavors.

  • Posted in thread: Danger in primary on 01-30-2013 at 05:59 AM
    if you have a fridge that can accommodate your fermentor i suggest just throwing the primary in
    there for a day or 2 this will help settle out your yeast better than a secondary will. Some
    people like...

  • Posted in thread: Conan Rye IIPA - thoughts? on 01-30-2013 at 05:45 AM
    Too many hops are gonna make that beer taste like yard clippings, come back with the hop
    amount. Less is more with hops, there is a point where your just completely overloading senses
    and you taste le...

  • Posted in thread: Saved yeast. Use starter or pitch directly? on 01-30-2013 at 05:35 AM
    It's never a bad idea to do a starter, worst case you reinvigorate your yeast. Is it worth it
    to chance a wasted batch?Also that's enough yeast for a healthy pitch of 1 44 Litre batch with
    a starting ...

  • Posted in thread: New to Lager on 12-03-2012 at 03:15 PM
    Rule of thumb is you don't want to cool beer by more than 5 degrees a day with the yeast in the
    beer. The temps will shock the yeast and cause them to start falling and stop fermenting. So in
    your sit...

  • Posted in thread: Does Whirlpooling Inject Enough Oxygen on 11-20-2012 at 04:13 PM
    Shaking supposedly can only get like ~8ppm on a regular beer I assume whirl-pooling is
    similar.An aquarium pump on a longer cycle(~10 min on a 5gal) will usually get like 10ppm(which
    is what you want)...

  • Posted in thread: J-512 Sanitizer on 11-18-2012 at 06:11 PM
    well it calls itself a no rinse sanitizer

  • Posted in thread: J-512 Sanitizer on 11-18-2012 at 04:16 PM