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  • Posted in thread: yeast slurry on 02-10-2013 at 06:43 PM
    How does one go about saving the yeast slurry to reuse?The yeast washing process is probably
    the best way to go...but i only ever use the slurry as it is.......I simply save it in a
    sterilised contain...

  • Posted in thread: Over attenuation. Can I back sweeten with Malt Extract? on 02-10-2013 at 06:19 PM
    You wont get much sweetness from maltodextrin!...ive used it on rare occasions in the past..its
    more for adding body and mouthfeel rather than sweetness...i have a tub of the white powder
    that i haven...

  • Posted in thread: highly attenuative yeast for bottling belgian golden strong on 01-26-2013 at 01:19 PM
    Do you think that will help to get that champange character using duvel dregs?The champagne
    character is very overrated when brewing beer!....the Duvel yeast will be far better suited to
    providing a f...

  • Posted in thread: Who brews big beers? on 01-25-2013 at 11:33 PM
    Scottish wee heavy has been in primary for ten days and still has insane airlock activity and
    rich krausen. OG was 1.083 and used edinburgh ale yeast by WLP as a starter. When should this
    slow down? K...

  • Posted in thread: highly attenuative yeast for bottling belgian golden strong on 01-25-2013 at 10:48 PM
    Champagne yeasts can leave a Belgian style ale too dry..much better to use a real ale yeast
    imo..i prefer my original strain of mixed yeast i cultured from a chimmay blue and duvel a year
    ago...i use ...

  • Posted in thread: Rousing your carboy during fermentation? yes or no? on 01-25-2013 at 01:20 PM
    Personally i ALWAYS ROUSE my beers during the first 3-4 days...especially high gravity ales and
    barley wines etc....When the first vigorous fermentation starts...co2 is produced very
    quickly...the pro...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast - 6 on 01-24-2013 at 03:07 PM
    May i ask what your objectives are?.......i am very interested in yeast strains and properties,
    especially vitality and viability which are two different but very important qualities of our

  • Posted in thread: Lots of head, flat beer - First force Carbonation.. on 02-24-2012 at 11:02 PM
    Carbon dioxide co2 solubility in water is largely dependent on two factors...PRESSURE!!!...and
    TEMPERATURE!!!....combine a low temp with a high pressure and your problems will be
    solved.....using high...

  • Posted in thread: Can I mix two fermenting beers? on 02-24-2012 at 10:45 PM
    You can mix any brewing beers you want....there are NO rules in home brewed beers..but that
    sort of defeats the objective of each individual beer and its respective type and taste
    etc....if you are pa...

  • Posted in thread: What's the point of a mash tun? on 02-21-2012 at 10:52 AM
    I like the sound of Peach Cobbler Ale ......the videos were very interesting thanks for
    uploading them...i too wish soon to attempt AG and the main thing that worries me is the temp
    of the mash.....i ...