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Posted in thread: Saison & brettanomyces on 03-30-2010 at 04:13 AM
No replies yet, and I plan to make my first attempt in about 10 days.
Posted in thread: Secondary Brett Fermentation - Brett Starter? on 01-19-2010 at 02:36 AM
Out of curiosity, what was your OG, and what will be the gravity going in to secondary?
Posted in thread: Saved Yeast Cake on 01-16-2010 at 12:42 PM
Yeah I really should invest in a stir plate. Having my own private yeast library would be
Posted in thread: Saved Yeast Cake on 01-16-2010 at 12:27 PM
High levels of alpha acids and alcohol can greatly affect the viability of yeast. I'm not
saying it can't be done because nobody can tell you that when it comes to brewing. But why take
a chance when ...
Posted in thread: First homebrew - first post on 01-15-2010 at 04:14 AM
Kenny, Thanks for the input. Not really having any personal frame-of-reference to go on, it's
good to have some outside input. I guess it's true what they say about patience being a
Posted in thread: Saved Yeast Cake on 01-15-2010 at 03:54 AM
I was feeling a little lazy last fall and decided to directly re-use a week old yeast cake left
over from a secondary. There was about 1/4" of beer covering the cake and it had been sitting
at about 6...
Posted in thread: First homebrew - first post on 01-15-2010 at 03:18 AM
To answer your questions:1a) 68F is a fairly popular fermentation temperature. If you go to
Wyeast's website and search for the yeast you used:Attenuation: 73-75%Temperature Range: 64-72
Posted in thread: 72 hours and waiting.... on 01-09-2010 at 12:53 AM
I generally try to activate smack packs 12-24 hours in advance for every month since the pack
was manufactured. I had something similar happen last Fall with a batch that went over a week
without any ...
Posted in thread: Saison & brettanomyces on 01-07-2010 at 12:21 AM
Hey Everyone,I want to clone Boulevard's Saison Brett: was able to produce a very respectable
AG Saison last summer, on par with Boulevard's regular Saison, but it wasn't even in the same
Posted in thread: Saison with Brettanomyces on 01-06-2010 at 07:32 PM
Hey Everyone,My big beer plans for the year include cloning Boulevard's Saison Brett: was able
to produce a very respectable AG Saison last summer, on par with Boulevard's regular Saison,
but it wasn...