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Posted in thread: Anyone try BRY-97 yet on 08-21-2014 at 01:53 AM
I like this yeast. I used it in a few dry stouts. Clears well, fermented slowly. It has more
yeast character than 1056.
Posted in thread: Champagne Yeast for Beer? on 08-13-2014 at 01:47 PM
Hi All -I was given a lot (several hundred) packets of Red Star Champagne yeast (high Alochol
tolerance, wide temp range) and was interested to see if anyone has ever used this or similar
Posted in thread: WLP 830 Starter on 08-13-2014 at 01:43 PM
Is your starter ready?
Posted in thread: Anyone haerd of these new Yeasts from Mangrove Jack's (New Zealand) on 06-25-2014 at 04:25 AM
Well, the 50B cells per packet would certainly explain all the under attenuation I've dealt
with. I had one packet left of the West Coast IPA and decided to use that for a pale ale a week
and a half a...
Posted in thread: kegged cider wont carbonate at 12PSI on 06-25-2014 at 04:23 AM
Im new to kegging and have only used the "set and forget" approach. I kegged a cider 10 days
ago at 12 psi and it just isnt carbonated. I confirmed that its under pressure and pours from
the faucet ju...
Posted in thread: Mangrove Jack Cider Kit - Sulphur on 06-25-2014 at 03:55 AM
Had some of the perry kit. It was maybe 14 days out from the brew day, if you call it that.
Maybe call it the "mixing day." But anyway there was a touch of sulfur left in it by then. Carb
and purge se...
Posted in thread: Boil off Rate and DMS in the South on 06-18-2014 at 05:30 PM
I can't tell you for certain what is causing this off flavor. But I can assure you that neither
the zip code, time zone nor weather plays any significant role in this. Is it actually DMS or
the smell ...
Posted in thread: Which Yeast Strain ferments cleaner (and let the grain shine)? on 06-18-2014 at 03:22 PM
I'm planning a few SMaSH batches with different types of grain and hops and I'm looking for a
super clean, neutral yeast that will let the flavor of the grains (and hops) be upfront.What do
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3724 Belgian Saison - they were right! on 05-17-2014 at 10:26 PM
Much easier to add a second yeast. Saison II, French Saison, Belle Saison, etc. Done in two
weeks with all the same flavor.
Posted in thread: Anyone try BRY-97 yet on 05-16-2014 at 04:10 AM
Picked up a bunch of expired packets of this from Ritebrew last month. I tried it in a porter.
Works pretty well, but attenuation wasn't quite where I wanted it. Came in at about 70%