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Posted in thread: Big beer Yeast question? on 02-17-2016 at 05:13 PM
if you have a local craft brewery they may give you as much yeast as you need for free. my
local brewery, Drakes, is run by homebrewers so they don't mind taking a minute from their busy
day to fill a...
Posted in thread: Culturing Kolsch Yeast from Bottle Dregs? on 02-17-2016 at 05:10 PM
the kolsch yeast offered by white labs and wyeast had their origins in germany and can produce
a great kolsch. i have a white labs yeast kolsch on tap right now.
Posted in thread: What should I do with this OLD BEER? on 01-28-2016 at 08:54 PM
dump it, it's beer not gold. a wheat beer is great when it's fresh and a year+ in the fermentor
is not fresh.
Posted in thread: Another neverending fermentation/low FG on 01-28-2016 at 08:49 PM
fruit flies have all of the souring bugs you need to sour a beer and if your beer went from
1.007 to 1.005 then it's a safe bet you have an infected beer.
Posted in thread: Accidently Pitched Lager Yeast with Belgian Yeast on 01-20-2016 at 04:49 PM
like giraffe i also think you've made a fairly minor mistake that you won't want to repeat but
won't crater your beer.
Posted in thread: Accidently Pitched Lager Yeast with Belgian Yeast on 01-18-2016 at 02:05 AM
what is the OG, and how fresh are the yeast packs? you probably should have made a starter.
Posted in thread: Imperial stout...Stuck fermentation..Possible infection, need some advisple on 01-18-2016 at 02:02 AM
looks like that beer finished out high because of the high proportion of unfermentables. with
the warm fermentation temperature the yeast partied through that beer lickety split then went
to bed. if i...
Posted in thread: Accidental warm start, should I dump it? on 01-18-2016 at 01:54 AM
a kolsch using any other yeast but kolsch yeast is not a kolsch. kolsch yeast produce a
particular flavor that is unmistakable and unique.
Posted in thread: Washing yeast from Fast Fermentor on 01-17-2016 at 12:52 AM
if you have clean yeast, why add water and whatever else is floating around? just pitch those
bad boys as is.
Posted in thread: Oops! Did I top crop bad stuff? on 01-17-2016 at 12:46 AM
Today i top cropped or the first time. After i had collected most of the krausen into a jar i
remembered that i wasnt supposed to collect the top layer. I looked at a guide afterwards and
in it the gu...