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Posted in thread: Safale US-04 alcohol tolerance? on 06-07-2015 at 02:55 PM
I'm very late to this thread/party, but wanted to chime in that s 04 managed to get a
barleywine of mine up to 11%. OG 1.098 down to 1.022 in about 3 weeks (only took a final, not
sure how long it rea...
Posted in thread: question about bottle carbonating at yeast's upper alcohol limit on 05-19-2015 at 02:27 AM
Thanks for the input, I'll give it a shot. It's about 80 ibu so that should stand up fine
against residual sweetness I hope.
Posted in thread: question about bottle carbonating at yeast's upper alcohol limit on 05-18-2015 at 05:30 PM
Hi erryone -- I just brewed a big wheat/barley wine :cross:, and being ever so clever I pitched
it onto a S-04 yeast cake. Then I realized I am not clever and the OG was too high, so S-04 was
Posted in thread: High gravity after kegging -- need advice on 10-28-2013 at 01:49 AM
Sounds like the yeast went dormant. Instead of transferring back to fermenter I'd just pitch
some yeast into the keg and let it work in there at room temperature. A starter would probably
Posted in thread: Anyone tried other brands of "oxy" cleaners? on 10-24-2013 at 02:53 AM
Thanks everyone. Sounds like I'm worried about nothing. msa8967 cool to see you're in Iowa. I
just recently moved from des Moines back to Utah. Man i miss all the great beer there. I'd
punch a hobo fo...
Posted in thread: Anyone tried other brands of "oxy" cleaners? on 10-21-2013 at 01:29 AM
I stopped by Big Lots because I heard they have Oxy Free for cheap. They seemed to be out, but
I picked up Seventh Generation Natural Oxy Stain Remover on sale for cheap. It appears to have
Posted in thread: Coconut beer consumption on 10-20-2013 at 11:56 PM
That's how I've done it. Toast in the oven and then add to secondary for a few days then pull
back out. Supposedly the coconut will tend to get gross tasting if left in for too long. The
flavor does d...
Posted in thread: Diagnose apple taste and smell on 10-16-2013 at 12:25 AM
Sorry for necroposting -- I ran into this exact problem a while back, never did figure out
exactly the cause. Presumably a slow-going infection.It happened to two beers that were
(obviously) isolated ...
Posted in thread: Brewtarget 2.0 Update on 02-18-2013 at 02:58 AM
You can drag the grain, hops, yeast, etc. from the left pane over to the recipe area and skip
the ingredient selection window altogether, too.
Posted in thread: hoppy beer recipe please on 08-24-2012 at 01:46 AM
Stone IPA or Stone Ruinatation.