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Posted in thread: Secondary obsolete? on 10-11-2014 at 10:35 PM
3 that come to mine are:1. Dry hopping2. Aging/conditioning a heavy beer (you want to pull off
the yeast cake)3. Adding fruits/adjunctsSeconded.4. Reusing expensive yeast in the best state
Posted in thread: Which one is the homebrew? on 10-11-2014 at 10:29 PM
I also think that left is HB :)
Posted in thread: New to the art of brewing on 10-11-2014 at 10:23 PM
I suggest that you start by reading this - in its entirety. It is a whole book, available
online for free, but I encourage everyone to buy a physical copy. It is packed with knowledge,
Posted in thread: Harvested yeast smells rubbery on 10-11-2014 at 10:02 PM
I think you chose wisely, since this is only your second batch. You will have plenty of time in
the future to experiment with yeast reusing.Personally, I believe that yeast reusing is
advisable only i...
Posted in thread: Cold crashing starters on 10-01-2014 at 08:38 AM
You can either add the starter at "high krausen" when there is most activity. This will
naturally result in shortest lag time.Another option is waiting for the yeast to settle after
fermenting the sta...
Posted in thread: Flaked grains - Best practices on 08-17-2014 at 10:05 AM
I have several questions regarding flaked grains - be it oats, wheat or others.I apologize,
because I have surely been answered elsewhere, but the information seems scattered and somewhat
Posted in thread: New Danstar Belle Saison Dry Yeast? on 06-30-2014 at 05:33 PM
I just cracked open the first bottle of my 3rd saison batch made with this yeast.I found out,
that it performs quite consistently for me, even though I do not have any control over
Posted in thread: Started my single vessel brewing system on 06-04-2014 at 08:47 AM
Those welds on the bottom of the cone look quite nasty.I know that commercial breweries go a
long way to ensure their stainless steel equipment is spotless on the inside, with great
attention to detai...
Posted in thread: Saison Conditioning Question on 05-16-2014 at 04:14 PM
Just adding my thoughts to this old thread. I was googling how people tend to approach saison
conditioning.I have recently bottled my second saison.I used Danstar Belle Saison in both.First
one was bo...
Posted in thread: Final Gravity Gone Wild - Mostly due to my own stupidity on 05-16-2014 at 10:13 AM
I'd say that the resurrected fermentation produced CO2, that did not have time to pop out of
the beer so it stuck on the hydrometer which floated higher than it should.