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Posted in thread: what beer can i brew that will leave a yeast cake good enough to ferment a RIS on 08-28-2014 at 10:15 PM
I recently used the yeast cake of WLP007 off of a pale ale (~1.045) to make a barleywine
(1.105). Got it down to 1.024 in no time. Nice residual sweetness and a nice full body (really
starting to like...
Posted in thread: Temperature Ramp Help for a Hefeweizen on 08-28-2014 at 07:49 PM
I read the books "Brew like a Monk" and "Brewing with Wheat" recently and the author found that
most Belgian trappist and German wheat beers are brewed with a temperature ramp. I was
surprised to see ...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-27-2014 at 12:09 PM
Dumped 13 bottles of Helles that had gone bad. They were in the bottles for about 5 months and
had developed a bad taste. Hope it has to do with dead yeast and not something on the front
end. I get th...
Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 08-25-2014 at 10:02 PM
1. 5.5 gallons Helles in cold conditioning (actually in a keg)2. 3 gallons barleywine with
Brett C3. 5 gallons sour ale4. 5.5 gallons IPA in primary Still have 2 3 gallon carboys and a 5
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 08-25-2014 at 10:00 PM
+ 5.5 gallons IPA=24,360
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-24-2014 at 08:41 PM
Bottles my barleywine (only 15 bombers, 3 gallon batch). That means I have exactly 99 bombers
in long term storage.Bought the ingredients for a hefeweizen next weekend (a little Munich malt
to add som...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 08-23-2014 at 04:09 PM
Bought the ingredients for a cascade-citra-apollo IPA I'll be brewing Sunday. Using WLP007 in
an American IPA, hope that works out.
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-21-2014 at 11:59 AM
Bottled 25 gallons of blonde ale (cheated and threw the last 5 gallons of 30 in a carboy to
mess with another day). Brewed 20 gallons of IPA straight on the cake. Used my first hop
harvest of 1/2lb ca...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-20-2014 at 10:06 PM
Transferred Helles to secondary, sorted out bottles for my barleywine I will bottle this
Posted in thread: Lacto and IBU's on 08-18-2014 at 09:19 PM
Yeah, I checked at two weeks, so I guess I can't comment. Seems early for worry. I wouldn't
sample yet if it were me. They say 6-8 weeks for this mix to sour completely, and I assume
that's if you aer...