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  • Posted in thread: Re-using stressed bugs? on 09-09-2015 at 08:14 PM
    I want to re-use the yeast and bugs (WLP644, WLP665 and Jolly Pumpkin bottle dregs) on a new
    beer and I was wondering if the same practices apply for harvesting from a mixed
    fermentation?According to ...

  • Posted in thread: Irish Dry Stout Stuck Fermentation - third time on 06-29-2015 at 08:22 PM
    I ran your numbers and I get closer to an OG of 1.060. Have you calibrated your thermometer and
    hydrometer? What temp are you taking your gravity readings at and are you adjusting for
    temperature? Jus...

  • Posted in thread: Help Yeast Bite? What to do now? on 06-11-2015 at 02:02 PM
    Your FG of 1.035 is way to high and I don't think lagering here would help. I'd suggest warming
    the keg up and see if you can get it to ferment more. You may need to repitch more yeast but I
    suspect t...

  • Posted in thread: Rye beer- ?ready in 4 wks on 06-11-2015 at 01:39 PM
    Alright, will give it a try. Will give it another week, then cold crash for a week, then keg
    for a week. Will update with how it taste.If it we me I'd give it 2 weeks then combine the cold
    crash and k...

  • Posted in thread: New Orleans craft beer spots? on 06-08-2015 at 03:15 PM
    As for beer bars I was impressed with the section at the Avenue Pub on St. Charles when I was
    there last year.

  • Posted in thread: Looking for a wheat wine on 04-17-2015 at 05:15 PM
    I'll preface this by saying I have not made this recipe but this seems to be a known recipe.

  • Posted in thread: Splitting Batches - Secondary Fermentor Size? on 03-27-2015 at 02:52 PM
    Buckets are more permeable so there is a chance of oxidation.I bought a few jugs of wine in
    gallon and 3 liter increments and use those for secondary. Some fancy apple juice/cider comes
    in glass jugs ...

  • Posted in thread: Last week I opened my very own LHBS and I wanted to share some pics on 03-25-2015 at 05:25 PM
    Great looking shop.I was thinking the same thing. Also, maybe try to build an enclosure for the
    bottom of the grain mill to keep all that dust out of your nice shop. Looks really nice,
    congrats!!My LH...

  • Posted in thread: Help Me Choose Some Yeast on 03-20-2015 at 03:24 PM
    I brewed a kolsch this past August and used WLP029 and was very happy with it. I did not dry
    hop mine though (IBU 25).Fermented at 62˚.

  • Posted in thread: Wlp644 brettanomyces bruxellensis trois on 03-20-2015 at 03:16 PM
    I just did a wheat where I used this yeast and I am extremely impressed with it. In fact I am
    brewing a tropical IPA with it this weekend.For the wheat I made a starter a few days before I
    brewed (no ...


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