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  • Posted in thread: 30 hours no activity on 09-15-2014 at 10:02 AM
    How old was the package, is it the one that was sitting on the shelf with the kit? There good
    for 2 years if kept in a fridge. I would rehydrate another (fresh) package and pitch.

  • Posted in thread: Cold crashing versus just kegging on 09-04-2014 at 11:42 AM
    When I started kegging I turned my cold crashing fridge into a kegerator. It is set at 40* and
    it amazed me how much longer it took the kegs to clear verses the carboys at 38*, about twice
    as long. Am...

  • Posted in thread: Stressed Yeast? on 09-04-2014 at 11:16 AM
    I noticed similar issues with attenuation when switching to all grain. It boiled down to not
    enough oxygen. When extract brewing you add up to 1/2 of the total wort as tap water that is
    oxygenated,so ...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 2575-PC Kölsch II on 09-03-2014 at 12:27 PM
    I tried to make an ordinary bitter, which when fermented with almost any English yeast is
    drinkable in about 28days, kegged it in 21 days, that was july 8th, and it is still cloudy and
    just now drinka...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 2575-PC Kölsch II on 08-26-2014 at 10:42 AM
    Perfect time for an experiment, hide a 6 pack for 4-6 months and see if they aren't very fizzy
    at that time. i think that yeast just keeps slowly chewing on on stuff ,kinda like bret does
    very slowly....

  • Posted in thread: Over pitch on 08-26-2014 at 10:25 AM
    I only repitch from beers 1.060 or less and med to low hoppieness. After rinsing(lots of info
    on that elsewhere on this site)there is enough to split into 2-3 1.060 beers or one monster. I
    like to pit...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 2575-PC Kölsch II on 08-25-2014 at 10:36 AM
    I have been using this yeast for IPA, DIPA,honey kolsch, bitter kolsch,amber,oktoberfest,ect.
    Used different temps from 55 to 68f and found that 59*f was the sweet spot. The 2 at 55*f took
    4 weeks to ...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentaion procedures on 08-25-2014 at 10:06 AM
    I did what the instructions said and it took 8 weeks of bottle conditioning before they were
    just ok. Then at my LHBS I asked about drinking after 2 weeks conditioning. The guy said just
    leave it in t...

  • Posted in thread: Pretty sure I ruined my beer on 08-25-2014 at 09:46 AM
    I switched from 029 to wyeast 2565 and those flavors went away. Bottle and wait it out, the
    beer will get very fizzy with that yeast also and that will take away some of that fruitiness.

  • Posted in thread: Five distinct yeasts on 08-23-2014 at 10:43 AM
    I am a Kolsch fan and would recommend wyeast 2565 of 2575. just keep it between 59* and 64*F