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Posted in thread: Belgian fermenting too warm? on 05-23-2013 at 12:15 AM
This is one SLOW fermenting beer. After 3.5 weeks it is finally in the FG range and I figure it
will be a full 4 weeks to finally reach a steady gravity. Most of the time it fermented at
68-70* and I ...
Posted in thread: Newbie Belgian Wit (100% infected) on 05-10-2013 at 03:37 AM
That looks normal to me, and if you used a Belgian yeast it's going to smell funky anyway. I
wouldnt be so quick assuming this batch is infected, especially if it tastes good as you
indicate. Check th...
Posted in thread: Belgian fermenting too warm? on 05-03-2013 at 12:40 AM
Still chugging along at 68* 4 days after brewing Fermentation was slowing a bit so I gently
rocked the carboy back and forth and came home to the krausen bubbling out the blow off tube. I
guess this y...
Posted in thread: Belgian fermenting too warm? on 04-30-2013 at 12:22 AM
Thats what I was thinking. The only saving grace is that I've read that 3944 likes it pretty
warm compared to standard ale yeasts.
Posted in thread: Belgian fermenting too warm? on 04-29-2013 at 11:50 PM
I'm brewing Midwest's Grand Cru that I pitched a bit too warm. I pitched two packets of the
Wyeast 3944 and fermentation took off within an hour and was fermenting at 78* for about 6
hours until I put...
Posted in thread: Altering the Amber kit. Thoughts on 04-12-2013 at 09:14 PM
After 2 weeks in the primary it tastes great! It isnt too hoppy at all and I think the extra lb
of lme helped offset the extra hops. Cant wait to start drinking this one.
Posted in thread: Bad to use 6 month old yeast? on 04-06-2013 at 12:04 AM
Posted in thread: Bad to use 6 month old yeast? on 04-05-2013 at 12:44 AM
I'm going to be brewing an ale that has an OG of 1.042-1.046. I have a brand new pack of Wyeast
1056 that came with the kit but I also have 2 packs that are exactly 6 months old that have
been in the ...
Posted in thread: Altering the Amber kit. Thoughts on 04-02-2013 at 02:29 AM
Well, I do enjoy hops. This may have pushed it outside of the style in the IBU category as you
Posted in thread: Altering the Amber kit. Thoughts on 04-02-2013 at 01:13 AM
I picked up an Amber kit from a LHBS that has specialty grains for steeping, 6lbs of LME, 1oz
of UK Challenger at 60min and 1oz of Ahtanum at 5min. Fermented with WLP001.As I was brewing I