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Posted in thread: That "taste" that immediately identifies a brewery on 10-29-2015 at 02:02 PM
House flavour is the result of all kinds of variables: yeast strain, water chemistry, local
microfauna, and even things like grain storage conditions and vessel geometry. It will be
interesting to see...
Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 10-12-2015 at 05:14 AM
Like I said, I don't know how much difference it would make...but it is regular practice for
many to flush bottles, kegs, lines, filters, etc with CO2 before using them. I think I would be
Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 09-24-2015 at 02:12 PM
Any plans for something like below? My SWMBO has been working on our first "prototype". I am
chilling each fermenter with glycol immersion chillers therefore I would prefer a tighter
blanket than cham...
Posted in thread: Is mash time critical? on 09-24-2015 at 02:01 PM
There's a general consensus that longer mash time = more fermentable wort, but I've never been
convinced this isn't more of a function of temperature loss / a lack of ability to maintain a
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 06-11-2015 at 11:39 PM
Yes, you just dumped a bunch of sugar in so it is likely that your yeast woke up and are going
to town. If you've been careful it's probably not an infection; likely your original strain is
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 04-21-2015 at 03:28 PM
I have the flash on which is making the film look whiter than actual, but still. Should I dump
this or do you guys feel its still normal for 3711?I don't think there's any big issue there,
but the pro...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 04-21-2015 at 03:27 PM
OG was only 1.040 so shouldnt have to wait long for this to ferment dry and be ready to
drink.It would not surprise me to hear that this ferments down to below 1.000. Let us know!
Posted in thread: Bells suing a small brewer on 04-07-2015 at 11:13 PM
I've heard Ms. Bell state on their website that they aren't suing, and they don't want
Innovation Brewing to change ANYTHING. Really? Then what's the big dust-up all about?! You know
you want SOMETHIN...
Posted in thread: Prime dose on 08-18-2014 at 12:55 AM
I've used it once in bombers. After three weeks the bottles were perfect. Two weeks after that,
they were close to exploding. I'm not sure what the issue was.
Posted in thread: Has any one ever used this new pump? on 08-16-2014 at 06:07 PM
So a little more follow up. I've used this a few times now. I use it to sparge and to run wort
through the chiller. Worked without any problem at all. I'm really pleased with the purchase