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Posted in thread: Looking for ideas on a "modern pilsner" recipe. on 01-08-2017 at 06:44 PM
I'm not sure, and correct me if I'm wrong, but it sounds like you're confusing a BMC barely
wafted some hops over the kettle with a properly hopped German or Czech pils. Then taking that
to mean those...
Posted in thread: Do you handle Sacc Trois like Brett? on 11-12-2016 at 05:34 AM
Nope, it's a regular ale yeast. Treat it as such.
Posted in thread: CO2 questions on 10-27-2016 at 05:11 AM
I'm not an expert but everything I've heard says growlers are not made to hold the pressure of
naturally carbed beer. It may have worked so far but I believe you are playing with very
Posted in thread: Homebrew Competition Scoring on 10-12-2016 at 06:16 AM
There have been a number of studies showing wine competitions are basically a crapshoot. One
study looked at wines submitted to multiple competitions and found that when a wine scored a
gold medal at ...
Posted in thread: Danstar London ESB Dry Ale Yeast - Anyone use it yet? on 10-11-2016 at 12:06 AM
Thanks for the update.Have you made this recipe before, or have you had any experience with the
WLP002/WY1968 strains? I am trying to see if this Danstar strain attenuates less than the usual
Posted in thread: Danstar London ESB Dry Ale Yeast - Anyone use it yet? on 10-09-2016 at 05:08 PM
2 weeks in and now properly carbed. The ESB I made with this finished quite high at 1.018, and
suffers a bit due to that sweetness. It does have some nice berry fruit esters. I mashed a bit
Posted in thread: Danstar London ESB Dry Ale Yeast - Anyone use it yet? on 09-26-2016 at 05:13 AM
Just kegged an ESB made with it. Only took it from 1.053 to 1.018, 66% attenuation. Sample was
tasty, didn't seem overly sweet, and it's packaged now so I'll roll with it. I mashed around
153 F and on...
Posted in thread: Danstar London ESB Dry Ale Yeast - Anyone use it yet? on 09-16-2016 at 04:00 AM
It's definitely a fast fermenter. Brewed an ESB, 3.5 gallon batch 1.054 OG, on Monday and today
it looks done. I'll give it a few more days to a week as the kegerator is full so no rush, and
Posted in thread: creative ways to raise my basement temp? on 09-16-2016 at 03:46 AM
What's upstairs at? At that point even a little over 70 probably can't hurt it.
Posted in thread: Danstar London ESB Dry Ale Yeast - Anyone use it yet? on 08-24-2016 at 02:45 AM
I just ordered a package, but not sure what / when I'll brew with it. Posting to subscribe and
see what everyone else's experience is.