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Posted in thread: First lager - didnt make a starter - now what? on 08-18-2016 at 01:39 PM
I made a steam lager this weekend. I pitched yeast on 8/14/2016 around 7pm at around 75
degrees. Over night it got down to around 55 degrees and I'm really not seeing any bubbles. 1
every couple of mi...
Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 08-15-2016 at 12:41 PM
I don't think you need lots of yeast in suspension to make these beers and make them well. To
be honest, the "yeastier" the beers are, the less I tend to like them. Some of the commercial
examples I s...
Posted in thread: First lager - didnt make a starter - now what? on 08-15-2016 at 12:24 PM
Just an update. I let it go and on Friday night, 6 days in, it finally started bubblingJust did
my first lager 3 weeks ago and it took 36 goes to start.If the proper amount of healthy yeast
Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 08-12-2016 at 12:20 PM
This is a great example of the contribution of yeast to haze..... it does not need to
contribute at all. 007 drops like a rock and produces crystal clear beer easily. I think this
is a good example th...
Posted in thread: First lager - didnt make a starter - now what? on 08-12-2016 at 12:04 PM
Perhaps providing some constructive feedback instead of being insulting would actually be of
benefit, no one likes a troll. Further, he didn't make mention the difference in cell count
Posted in thread: First lager - didnt make a starter - now what? on 08-10-2016 at 04:19 PM
You have a 15 gallon conical fermenter, but don't understand the most basic aspects of the need
for a starter or differences in cell count in liquid vs. dry yeast? Wow.
Posted in thread: Weissbier fermentation on 08-09-2016 at 04:40 PM
Sulfur in a weizen is a sign of stressed yeast - probably due to the underpitch.I have had
great results by slightly under-pitching but making a 1L "vitality starter" (4hrs on a
stirplate in 1.040 wor...
Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 08-04-2016 at 06:52 PM
Oh.... I don't think this is unique to NE IPA's..... I have tasted the best and worst of
brewing (home and professional) in every style of beer.Its not unique, but Coff's point about
it being more pre...
Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 08-04-2016 at 04:26 PM
What I was pointing out is that you said this style is supposed to be hazy, something that I
contest. It seems to me that folks are using that as a crutch to make beers that are overly
Posted in thread: Am I being punished for treating WY3068 nicely? on 08-03-2016 at 04:27 PM
I have always been underwhelmed with my own attempts until I found the secret this last batch.
To produce a great weizen with a good balance of banana/clove and zero sulfur, I did the