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Posted in thread: Unrealstic Expectations.... on 09-04-2015 at 08:02 PM
IMO you must first master making a regular gravity, non flavored, beer in order to go all crazy
with non-traditional ingredients. I think if new brewers did this they wouldn't have such
Posted in thread: Unrealstic Expectations.... on 09-04-2015 at 04:50 PM
I think it's more that a lot of brewers, especially new brewers, tend to want to make
unncessesarily difficult brews too early in their "career" - that is to say, without the
experience to handle all ...
Posted in thread: 1st timer attempted to "wash" my yeast on 09-02-2015 at 09:54 PM
So I should be concerned about the air space in the jar with an actual decent quantity of
slurry?Depends... I don't use slurry that had headspace for a couple reasons. First, there is a
higher chance ...
Posted in thread: 1st timer attempted to "wash" my yeast on 09-02-2015 at 08:34 PM
You should be fine if you make a starter. Personally, I would step it up a time or two before
pitching. Depending on the strain, it might be better to just buy new yeast.I'm also in the
just harvest t...
Posted in thread: Commercial Saison thread on 08-28-2015 at 09:41 PM
Hmm...Ive never heard of Funkwerks or seen any of their stuff. I'll keep an eye out next time I
travelI highly recommend them. Their Saison won a gold a few years ago at GABF. I don't know
Posted in thread: Commercial Saison thread on 08-28-2015 at 12:12 AM
Apex Predator / Off Color Brewing - this is actually hands down my favorite beer right now. I
always keep it on stock to help cheer me up after a crappy day at work. Its definitely more
Posted in thread: 5 taps what to brew? on 08-27-2015 at 09:51 PM
I have 5 taps... my usual rotation is:Tap 1: IPA/IIPA Tap 2: Amber/APA/smaller stout (easier
drinking tap that lightens and darkens with the seasons)Tap 3: SaisonTap 4: Random Belgian
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3726-PC Farmhouse Ale, Experience? on 08-27-2015 at 03:41 PM
3726 is my favorite saison strain, especially if I ramp up the temperature early. I usually
pitch at ~70 and ramp up about 4-5 degrees a day for 3-5 days. For smaller beers I start a bit
higher and ra...
Posted in thread: Add a "sample" valve to a plastic fermentation bucket? on 08-19-2015 at 12:04 AM
I've used better bottles and buckets with spigots for fermentation before and haven't had an
issue yet. I'm pretty anal about taking the spigot apart, cleaning everything with a soft
brush, soaking it...
Posted in thread: What is a good price for kegging equipment? on 08-26-2014 at 10:06 PM
Check your LHBS... a couple of the ones around me are much cheaper than buying online and then
paying for shipping. One I don't necessarily like going to sells his pin locks for $35 with a
new set of ...