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Posted in thread: Hops and trub in fermentor on 02-08-2011 at 05:28 PM
The yeast I used in this came from a gallon of mead I racked while waiting for the wort to
cool. First time I've re-pitched. This is actually a fruit beer. I made a one gallon batch of
wort and added ...
Posted in thread: Hops and trub in fermentor on 02-08-2011 at 03:11 AM
It got late brewing a batch this past Saturday. Instead of taking the additional time to siphon
out of my brew-pot to the fermentor I just dumped it all in. Hop pellet remains, trub,
everything.I did ...
Posted in thread: 1st AG Brew on 01-30-2010 at 07:51 PM
Do a partial mash recipe first just to prove the process does work. You'll then be more
comfortable doing an all grain batch. This will assure your equipment works also.All the
Posted in thread: Help w/ a cyser on 01-06-2010 at 12:55 AM
Wow, that is sad.If you'd been able to split that into two gallon batches of 1.070 gravity it
would have probably been pretty tasty. Any of the "Sweet Mead" yeasts seem to be problematic.
Posted in thread: how much yeast to pitch? on 01-06-2010 at 12:46 AM
Throw the remainder in the boil. It will effectively digest those yeast into additional
nutrient for the pitched yeast. Kinda like yeast hulls and yeast extract combined.All the
Posted in thread: Best yeast for mead and why? on 09-13-2009 at 01:44 PM
Long time brewer. New member.This is my favorite yeast for show meads. It's reliable, quick,
and creates no off flavors. It can ferment up to 18% alcohol so, if you like it sweet, you need