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Posted in thread: Yeast cake for stuck fermentation? on 02-08-2011 at 03:26 PM
Fermentation started up right away, and it finished pretty dry. Did it taste like a Saison
Dupont? Well, not exactly. Actually not even close. But it wasn't bad. It's all gone now I
Posted in thread: Beerplosion! on 09-11-2010 at 09:22 PM
I have a witbier that has been in primary for more than a week. It bubbled furiously for three
days and then started to slow down. I didn't check it yesterday, but today when I looked at it
Posted in thread: Yeast cake for stuck fermentation? on 08-23-2010 at 05:57 PM
Ok, I did it. I bottled the Belgian pale ale and then siphoned the Saison onto the yeast cake,
which really wasn't all that much so I left it all there. This morning, the Saison is bubbling
in the loc...
Posted in thread: Yeast cake for stuck fermentation? on 08-22-2010 at 01:45 PM
Nobody has done this? I think I will try it today. John
Posted in thread: Yeast cake for stuck fermentation? on 08-21-2010 at 05:37 PM
I have a Saison that has been in primary for four weeks. It got to 1.020 in three weeks. I
swirled it around and moved it to a warmer room, about 78 degrees, but it stayed at 1.020 and
did nothing for...
Posted in thread: Bottling woes on 08-17-2010 at 11:19 PM
I use mostly the squat Sierra Nevada bottles and 22 oz. bombers that had craft brew in them,
but I have also used the taller 12 oz bottles from Sam Adams, Mendocino, and others with no
problem, all wi...
Posted in thread: Saison Extract - yuck on 08-13-2010 at 03:28 AM
I just did a gravity reading of an extract Saison (my first) that has been in the fermenter for
three weeks. It is at 1.014 or so, which is high for a Saison. I was expecting much hotter
weather in Ca...
Posted in thread: Saison Extract - yuck on 08-12-2010 at 02:03 AM
Yes, Saison Dupont is the reference point. Very dry, lots of interesting flavors, but very
Posted in thread: Belgian Pale Ale on 08-07-2010 at 04:04 AM
I have a Saison in my other fermenter, and I did a starter for that. I will do starters from
now on, except for dry yeast.Thanks,John
Posted in thread: Belgian Pale Ale on 08-07-2010 at 03:23 AM
I am brewing a Belgian Pale Ale from a recipe and ingredients supplied by my LHBS. This is my
third extract brew. My first was so so, my second quite good (an American Pale Ale). The yeast
is Wyeast B...