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Posted in thread: Slow Start WLP530 on 07-31-2015 at 08:10 AM
There was still nothing happening with mine on Wednesday and I was about to give up on it and
add some champagne yeast. I decided to give the fermenter another shake on Wednesday (I pitched
Posted in thread: Ever tried Champagne Yeast to finish a beer? on 07-30-2015 at 12:08 PM
It got higher ABV, but it lowered in taste quality, IMO. It did get better with age, but I'd
probably not do it again.Thanks, I will see where it gets to.I am hoping for about 14% ABV,
with the plan ...
Posted in thread: Ever tried Champagne Yeast to finish a beer? on 07-30-2015 at 08:48 AM
I used a champagne yeast (can't remember the strain) to get an Oberon clone to get a lower FG.
It was stuck around 1.018 and I wanted 1.012 or so. How do you pitch the champagne yeast into
Posted in thread: Ever tried Champagne Yeast to finish a beer? on 07-29-2015 at 12:40 PM
I'd rather have 50 beers with lower ABV and better flavor than vice versa. No, I didn't have
to do anything different when bottling. The carbonation was fine.Thanks for this. Good point,
but I went a...
Posted in thread: Ever tried Champagne Yeast to finish a beer? on 07-29-2015 at 11:23 AM
Sorry to dig up an old thread.If I use champagne yeast to finish off a batch to get the FG
down:[*]what does it do the flavour profile of the yeast i first pitched (WLP 530)[*]do i need
to do anything...
Posted in thread: Reusing yeast on 07-29-2015 at 10:33 AM
When I bottle I pour the trub/yeast cake into a sanitised jar, screw the lid on and put it in
the fridge. When I pitch I sanitise a table spoon and take two scoops of the trub/yeast cake
and throw it ...
Posted in thread: Coldbreak Brewing Herms Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 08:13 AM
Fannnntastic, i am in
Posted in thread: Slow Start WLP530 on 07-27-2015 at 11:56 AM
Checked the next morning (Mon), no activity. The moving part of the 2-piece airlock was held
in, I assumed from pulling a vacuum due to the temp differential between when I sealed up and
when it reach...
Posted in thread: What causes bottle bombs? on 07-07-2015 at 01:59 PM
The only time I have had bottle bombs was when I didn't mix the priming sugar properly. Two
bottles blew, 90% of the batch was under carbed (but still drinkable) and the rest were way way
Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 06-26-2015 at 10:51 AM
well, it's not that they are out of stock, it's that they don't appear to stock it at all (we
als don't get rice hulls in my country). I'll be perusing organic food stores to see if they
have any. If ...