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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.
Posted in thread: Lagering in the bottle? on 08-21-2016 at 03:51 PM
Not at all, although you'd want to bottle, carbonate, and then lager
Posted in thread: Did I oxidize my RIS? on 06-03-2016 at 04:22 AM
There's science, and there's tasteable difference and even within your quoted study is a line
stating you might not taste it now but you will at a "later date". What is a later date? How
Posted in thread: Recipe Masters Wanted on 05-10-2016 at 05:32 AM
With all due respect why mess up the old categories (which were completely fine) to creat these
new until you had it sorted? And what is your overall goal? Do you want it sorted to 100+