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Posted in thread: Rehydrating dried yeast on 04-23-2015 at 02:11 AM
I had question regarding rehydrating dry yeast so I emailed the company (Fermentis in this
case). Here is their response I have spoken with our R&D Director in the past about the
necessity of rehydra...
Posted in thread: pre boil and post boil gravity always off by 2 points on 10-22-2014 at 02:42 PM
I have a quirk in my brewing that has always bugged me so I thought I would see if anybody else
has ever had this problem.My problem is my post boil gravity is always two points low from what
Posted in thread: Pectic Enzyme in pasteurized store bought juice on 03-10-2014 at 09:07 PM
I tried searching the forum for this simply question but I wasn't able to find it.Does store
bought pasteurized apple juice benefit from pectic enzyme? Is it as simple as if it's clear in
the jug then...
Posted in thread: Flanders Brown under a microscope on 03-07-2014 at 01:46 PM
This is a home homebrewed flanders with nothing pitched but a pack of Roeselare from Wyeast so
it's got a bit of everything. It's about a year old and is quite sour. I also looked at a beer
Posted in thread: Flanders Brown under a microscope on 03-07-2014 at 02:53 AM
I put my first sour under the microscope tonight and it blew my mind. I thought I would share
the picture. There's no mistaking this for a clean beer, it's got loads of bugs.
Posted in thread: First time with Dry Lager Yeast on 02-26-2014 at 02:32 PM
So I made a batch of Helles last weekend and I split it into two 5.5 gal ferments. In one I put
S-23, and the other W-34/70.. ive read a lot about them so we will see what i have in store. I
Posted in thread: Pitch dry yeast 5 hours after hydrating on 02-25-2014 at 07:20 PM
My idea came from reading Clayton Cone's (of Lallemond) response on an old HBD post.We
recommend that the rehydrated yeast be added to the wort within 30minutes. We have built into
each cell a large a...
Posted in thread: Pitch dry yeast 5 hours after hydrating on 02-25-2014 at 06:36 PM
I'm going to brew a simple pale ale tonight and I'm going to try something different. I use
US05 and BRY-97 quite a bit and I've had great success with both. The problem I've struggled
with is timing ...
Posted in thread: Flanders Brown keeps dropping pellicle on 02-25-2014 at 06:26 PM
don't worry about it. the bugs in the beer know what they are doing. if they need a pellicle,
they'll make one. a pellicle isn't required to make a good sour.*sometimes*, the pellicle drops
when the b...
Posted in thread: Flanders Brown keeps dropping pellicle on 02-24-2014 at 02:33 PM
I brewed my first sour about 14 months ago and up until now everything has been going really
well. The beer was a standard grist for a Flanders and I pitched one pack of Wyeast Roeselare
Blend only, s...