Last Activity:12-19-2013 7:07 PM
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Posted in thread: What bag does everyone use for BIAB? on 12-19-2013 at 12:23 PM
I made mine from Walmart voile. I sewed my first (for a 5 gal kettle) by hand, only took 45
mins or so. My wife made 2 bags for my 10 gal pot on the sewing machine, took her maybe 15
mins. I stuck som...
Posted in thread: Looking for a nice fruity liquid yeast on 12-18-2013 at 11:32 AM
Yes, I harvested from Oberon. I thought they use the same yeast for all their beers though.
Perhaps the fermentation was a bit too hot in your case. How many times did you step up your
starter? I've n...
Posted in thread: Looking for a nice fruity liquid yeast on 12-18-2013 at 10:44 AM
+1 on Bell's. It's very similar to 1272 American Ale 2. Nice and citrusy when fermented in the
low 70s.+2 on the Bell's yeast; I get a nice orange fruitiness from it around 70 F.
Posted in thread: New Danstar Belle Saison Dry Yeast? on 12-17-2013 at 12:32 AM
I pulled a sample of an ipa with this yeast a week into primary, it's already at 0.998 and
pretty tasty. It's not as hop forward as the version brewed with Conan, and has some nice, but
Posted in thread: Gender Reveal Fruit Beer on 12-17-2013 at 12:21 AM
I'd vote for an American wheat: 50% 2 row, 50% wheat 35 ibus with an ounce or two of flavor
hops (I like hersbrucker or saaz) late in the boil. This makes a nice beer and with a clean
yeast (think s05...
Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Experiences on 12-16-2013 at 11:48 PM
Boy don't forget your whirlfloc when you brew with Conan. I have a really great tasting pale
ale on tap that looks like mud. Had no clearing issues with the previous two batches.One more
data point :j...
Posted in thread: Can i reuse my yeast on 12-15-2013 at 07:10 PM
Was it open to the air, or covered with sanitized foil or some such? I wouldn't worry about it
if it was covered (airlock or no). Use the sediment from your first starter. In the fridge the
Posted in thread: Can i reuse my yeast on 12-15-2013 at 02:29 AM
I'd use it. I'd decant the spent stater, make another with the yeast slurry and not worry about
it at all.Sorry to hear about your friends injury, I've seen a glass carboy get dropped and it
Posted in thread: New Danstar Belle Saison Dry Yeast? on 12-09-2013 at 11:56 PM
Hmm...banana IPA?We'll see... I like to get a little experimental with any ingredients I get
Posted in thread: New Danstar Belle Saison Dry Yeast? on 12-09-2013 at 04:43 PM
Ended up with about 2 gal excess ipa wort yesterday, decided to pitch a package of belle I had
received as a prize at a home brew comp. It started extremely fast, within 3 hours of pitching.