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Posted in thread: flavoring to the bottle on 11-03-2015 at 01:25 AM
Certainly it's possible, though it may not be the best way to do it. I once added 3 caraway
seeds to a 1 liter bottle of graff & let it sit for a about 4 months; it had a VERY strong
caraway flavor af...
Posted in thread: flavoring to the bottle on 10-30-2015 at 01:05 AM
I have a gallon of mead fermenting now. I was wondering if its possible to add different
flavors to each bottle at bottling time. If so, what's the best way to do this?
Posted in thread: Mocktoberfest with S05? on 09-04-2015 at 11:10 PM
hahaha preachy tone. you asked for advice, and didn't want to take any given on this site. i
gave you another suggestion, and again you didn't like it, so you call me preachy. ok got it.
you don't kno...
Posted in thread: Mocktoberfest with S05? on 09-04-2015 at 12:43 AM
the difference is that you're claiming lower than 67. when i use us-05 i set my ferment chamber
to 63. so maybe my ferment temps are right around 65. the people that talk about fermenting too
Posted in thread: Mocktoberfest with S05? on 09-04-2015 at 12:19 AM
well it depends, how long did you let it ferment?your problem was likely not the length of
fermentation, nor the temps, but that you likely under-pitched. it's purported that about half
the cells die ...
Posted in thread: Mocktoberfest with S05? on 09-04-2015 at 12:14 AM
If you don't want to harvest (and wash) yeast, make an extra large starter, and save some of
the slurry by pouring into a few small mason jars. For your next batch make a starter from one
of those, an...
Posted in thread: Mocktoberfest with S05? on 09-02-2015 at 11:50 PM
My fermenting freezer is usually set for 64* and I've used 05 many times w/out any taste
problems.Maybe I should have let in ferment longer.
Posted in thread: Mocktoberfest with S05? on 08-22-2015 at 08:50 PM
Update for posterity: DON'T DO THIS! This beer turned out terrible, very peachy. I think the
moral is DO NOT ferment s05 too cold (lower than 67 ish).
Posted in thread: honey malt on 05-07-2015 at 07:38 PM
Same yeast for both also?
Posted in thread: Sparge water not hot enough. on 04-25-2015 at 11:20 PM
Yup, everything went well except the sparge water temp. That's it. I hit my target mash temp
and target OGWell if you hit your targets what are you worried about?