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Posted in thread: Kolsch / hot solventy fusels on 09-30-2014 at 04:27 PM
White Labs says this yeast does not do well below 62F.Yeah, that's true. The judge at the comp
with whom I've corresponded indicated the same. The Brewing Classic Styles recipe indicates 60F
Posted in thread: Kolsch / hot solventy fusels on 09-30-2014 at 04:26 PM
Im thinking your primary was too short. I like to let the yeast clean up for at least 2 weeks
after the primary is done, and I bump the temp up to at least the high 60s. I haven't done a
kolsch in ove...
Posted in thread: Kolsch / hot solventy fusels on 09-30-2014 at 05:01 AM
entered a kolsch in comp and got feedback about hot/solventy flavors. I had not had those
flavors before, neither had others when i served it after 4 weeks in the bottle at my local
homebrew club meet...
Posted in thread: Cutting Brew Day Time the time challenge! on 09-18-2014 at 05:11 AM
I've been thinking a similar thing....I'd like to save some time where I can, not because I
want to rush through my brew day, but because I'd like to have my time to do more things.
Heating and chilli...
Posted in thread: Thermowell on 08-30-2014 at 11:06 PM
This doesn't make sense. How could a thermowell not function as intended? How do the commercial
breweries running 20F glycol solution through cold jackets deal with this issue? Where are
their temp re...
Posted in thread: Need some suggestions on IPA recipe for a wedding on 08-19-2014 at 06:12 PM
Are you trying to clone Furious? Here's some info about it from their website:STYLE: American
India Pale AleMALT: Pale Ale, Golden Promise, Aromatic, Medium Crystal, Roasted BarleyHOPS:
Posted in thread: **NEW PRODUCT** Blichmann BrewEasy on 07-28-2014 at 07:51 PM
Is this system available in electric versions?
Posted in thread: Saison Starter Shenanigans on 07-24-2014 at 11:02 PM
Update!Saison finished at 1.008 after almost three weeks in primary, with two of those at 80F.
Shared it at my homebrew club to favorable reviews. Entered it in a competition, should know
how it does ...
Posted in thread: Diacetyl rest on my kolsch and crazy fast fermentation on 07-18-2014 at 11:08 PM
Ok thanks for the expertise!Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Diacetyl rest on my kolsch and crazy fast fermentation on 07-18-2014 at 10:20 PM
It's not uncommon for the majority of fermentation to be finished in 3 days, if the yeast is
properly pitched.Which strain did you use?Your water sucks badly for a kolsch, but that doesn't