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Posted in thread: Warm fermentation on 04-16-2014 at 01:32 PM
Think my plan is going to be to primary for 6 weeks then dry hop with some extra additions for
2 weeks. Bottle for 2 weeks at room temp then 2 weeks in the fridge before I even try one. I'll
Posted in thread: Warm fermentation on 04-16-2014 at 12:58 PM
Beer is about 69F this morning. It's still bubbling away so I guess at least some of the yeast
survived the 10 degree temp drop. Now we wait... Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Warm fermentation on 04-16-2014 at 04:00 AM
I'm only doing 5g batches so lifting into a chest freezer I'm not too worried about at this
point. Thanks for the info on the temp control module.As the fates would have it it is going to
Posted in thread: Warm fermentation on 04-16-2014 at 12:41 AM
Thanks for the tip! I decided not to cool rapidly. Just moved to basement where the room temp
is about 67, and the temp of the concrete floor itself is about 64. Hope that gets me close to
70 in the n...
Posted in thread: Low fermentation temp on 04-15-2014 at 07:14 PM
The stout came out great! Nice rosty coffe notes with a hint of sweetness. silky mouthfeel with
the large % of oatmeal in the mash. I used brown sugar to carb. I guess a few days a low temp
Posted in thread: Warm fermentation on 04-15-2014 at 06:36 PM
[QUOTE=BigFloyd;6062992]If I told you it'll be just fine fermenting that warm, that wouldn't be
giving you (or other new brewers who may read this thread) accurate information. I've tasted
pale done a...
Posted in thread: Warm fermentation on 04-15-2014 at 03:20 PM
Take a look at this write-up by Chris White about the life cycle of yeast. The exponential
growth phase is when you need to worry about ester development. During that phase, higher temps
= faster yeas...
Posted in thread: Warm fermentation on 04-15-2014 at 02:36 PM
You are probably fine. If it was in the mid 70's for the first part of the fermentation, you
might have to wait a bit for the fusels and esters to fade a bit. Do you have any idea what the
temp was wh...
Posted in thread: Warm fermentation on 04-15-2014 at 01:57 PM
Think I'm ok here but just want another opinion. I brewed an IPA on sunday, first time with
this recipe. OG 1.056, with a ton of late hop additions. Yeast was S-05 re-hydrated. I finished
up around 4p...
Posted in thread: spent grain cookies on 03-12-2014 at 03:32 PM
Very cool! I've been looking for spent grain recipes, mainly bread, but these look awesome! How
did they taste?Sent from my iPad using Home BrewThey were very tasty. They were a little
thinner and cru...