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Posted in thread: Stout has acetaminophen (tylenol) aftertaste on 09-20-2014 at 04:41 PM
What was the full recipe?
Posted in thread: White Labs WLP565, Belgian Saison on 09-20-2014 at 04:40 PM
Great yeast, it just needs time. I have also used it along with Wyeast French Saison, pitching
the Wyeast at high krausen....the WLP needs a helper yeast on occasion.
Posted in thread: Saison Dupont- trying for clove on 09-20-2014 at 04:37 PM
Hefe yeast is one of the few strains that has the enzyme to produce the clove phenol from
ferulic acid. It does this best at temps in the low 60's. Higher temps encourage the banana
ester formation. T...
Posted in thread: Saving and Reusing yeast from batches above 1.060 on 09-20-2014 at 04:34 PM
Unless you have facilities to check for viability I would spend the $7 for fresh yeast.
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter cap blew off on 09-20-2014 at 04:30 PM
You should be fine. A quick check would be to use a BBQ lighter and see if the flame
extinguishes inside the neck of the growler....that would indicate that there is plenty of CO2
in there.Is the star...
Posted in thread: Aeration of starter, and NOT the wort - discussion. on 09-19-2014 at 02:06 AM
What's the rationale?That pure O2 is a powerful oxidizer and poisonous to eukaryotes in high
concentrations. Without a dissolved oxygen meter it is very hard to monitor and control. They
did not provi...
Posted in thread: Aeration of starter, and NOT the wort - discussion. on 09-18-2014 at 10:58 PM
FOLLOW-UP:I promised follow-up after the UC Davis Brewing Micro course so here it is:They
recommend aeration in the starter and the wort since you are creating biomass in both
places.They recommend ai...
Posted in thread: Just got done brewing a Oktoberfest on 09-14-2014 at 02:12 PM
That will work fine, there really is no reason for extended aging of lager beers.Sent from my
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Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 09-14-2014 at 04:51 AM
Pressing wine, then kegging a Pale Ale.
Posted in thread: Yeast flavor on Lager before Lagering? on 09-14-2014 at 04:41 AM
You could still use gelatin, I use it in the fermenter before I transfer to the keg. You might
just be getting some bready character from the pilsner malt.