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Posted in thread: Wild Yeast and 2015 BJCP guidelines on 02-29-2016 at 07:38 PM
Hello all,Last spring I was able to harvest yeast from my yard. It tastes and smells very
similar to Wit yeast. I don't get any sour/brett flavors at all. I have brewed a few Wits with
it and it seems...
Posted in thread: Preparing Vanilla bean, Bourbon, Oak for Porter on 10-23-2015 at 12:53 AM
I have made a number of beers like this and I agree. I typically use an 8 oz "taster" glass I
got from a brewery - put all ingredients in that and let it sit in the fridge, with tin foil on
it, for 3 ...
Posted in thread: Witbier Strains - uses? on 10-04-2015 at 12:33 PM
Hi All,Looking for some suggestions... I was able to harvest wild yeast this summer from my
yard. It turned out exceptionally well! I've now brewed 3 batches (10 gal total) and all are
tasting great. ...
Posted in thread: Drunk Owl Mango on 07-02-2013 at 11:00 PM
Quick question on the yeast/bugs for this brew.If I did the initial fermentation with WLP550
(or another Belgian style yeast), and then added the dregs of 2 Orval bottles, will that give
Posted in thread: Need Advice: WLP041 Pacific Ale Yeast on 01-28-2013 at 02:03 AM
How did this workout for you? I have a nugget ipa going with it right now - very interested in
Posted in thread: Lakeside Lager on 01-05-2013 at 11:32 PM
Yeah, I would leave it in primary for at least a week. Check the gravity if you are unsure, but
AT LEAST a week. I think I left mine for 3 weeks or so.
Posted in thread: Fermenting an Imperial Stout on 10-28-2012 at 05:20 PM
Yeah, I'm aware of that, that wasn't really answering my question though. I've not yet had an
infection from doing this (over 60 brews in now). My question was more regarding how much
oxygen I'm addin...
Posted in thread: Fermenting an Imperial Stout on 10-28-2012 at 03:02 AM
Not trying to thread jack here, just a question I had that might help the OP....When I brew, I
typically end up with 3-4 gallons in my brew pot, and I top off to 5gal in carboy/bucket with
water from ...
Posted in thread: Berliner Weiss - how long to age? on 10-25-2012 at 01:27 AM
Any thoughts on why you didn't get a pellicle?thanks again for the info!
Posted in thread: Berliner Weiss - how long to age? on 10-23-2012 at 07:06 PM
Great! Thanks for the update! Is there anything you feel you wish you.had done differently?