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Posted in thread: Yeast 1056 (Chico) vs WLP090 (SD super yeast) split batch on 10-19-2013 at 08:53 PM
If you're curious about temps, here is a copy/paste from my fermentation log:7 gal split evenly
for 1056 and WLP090. Pitched at 60F. Temp set to 64F.1 Day: Healthy ferment in Chico, no
activity in SD....
Posted in thread: Yeast 1056 (Chico) vs WLP090 (SD super yeast) split batch on 10-19-2013 at 08:34 PM
Sorry for the long delay, but this beer never cleaned up. Both batches ended up smelling and
tasting of rubber. No idea where this came from--not a temp issue, not an infection, possibly a
Posted in thread: honey crisp recipe? on 10-16-2013 at 05:14 PM
I just found out I'll be receiving 6 gal of fresh pressed honey crisp juice this weekend! I've
never made cider, nor do I have time for a test batch, but I would still like to make the most
of this wi...
Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning for 7.5% IPA on 08-02-2013 at 04:45 PM
It sounds like pitching too warm is an issue, and/or underpitching as well. If you pitch the
proper amount of yeast at 62ish, and let it rise up to 64-65 for fermentation and then raise
Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning for 7.5% IPA on 07-31-2013 at 03:28 PM
Hot rubbery alcohol? Are you fermenting at the high end of the yeasts range and leaving them on
yeast cake for intended periods? Rubber could be autolysis.No, 64 for the first two days, then
up to 68 ...
Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning for 7.5% IPA on 07-31-2013 at 04:44 AM
In general, many beers taste great right after they are carbed up and there is no advantage to
aging them. They only get, well, older.I've been curious about this. My last couple beers (ipas
and nice ...
Posted in thread: Really nice MOSAIC pairings on 07-19-2013 at 01:07 AM
Can't help you with an exact recipe, but the best commercial beer I've had w mosaic (though
they have been admittedly few) was top cutter ipa from bale breaker, the new brewery in Yakima.
They used mo...
Posted in thread: I am wondering if anyone washes yeast with this method... on 07-12-2013 at 02:49 AM
Starters are always good practice though and good ways to "proof" the yeast. Rock it
bruther:rockin:Yes, this was more my point. I wasn't suggesting he over pitch, just that it's a
good way to ensure ...
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter - First Time Questions on 07-11-2013 at 04:59 PM
Oxidation affects hops so no hops in the starter no issues with oxidation. Same thing for
light. Light affects hops so no hops no problem.I think this might be wrong.I agree that oxygen
Posted in thread: I am wondering if anyone washes yeast with this method... on 07-11-2013 at 04:24 PM
Yes, combining jars is a perfectly reasonable thing to do, and if it works w your process go
for it. Just make sure you make a starter, I wouldn't recommend pitching washed yeast without
one unless it...