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Posted in thread: Fermentation ready? on 07-19-2015 at 07:53 PM
Since your gravity stayed constant, I would say you are Ok. Bubbling of the airlock can just be
caused by degassing. Usually from fluctuation in temperature or nucleation points in the trub
Posted in thread: Home-made yeast nutrient/energizer? on 07-19-2015 at 07:43 PM
Whenever I make cider, I never use nutrient. I rehydrate a packet of notty or s04 and pitch.
That said, if you are more comfortable adding nutrient, I would just boil the whole packet of
old yeast. Mo...
Posted in thread: Cal common substitute? on 07-17-2015 at 10:50 AM
I agree, kolsch is your best bet. probably the closest in flavor profile
Posted in thread: Raspberries - with Wyeast ? on 07-13-2015 at 04:58 PM
It will ferment. I make ciders with US04 and nottingham regularly. Ive never made a rasberry
wine before but i say give it a go. 1056 is neutral so should be alright
Posted in thread: When to add on 07-10-2015 at 07:09 AM
I add at about the last 5-10 minutes of the boil. That way it has time to dissolve
Posted in thread: Chill haze from crash cooling? on 06-26-2015 at 11:36 AM
I don't know if crashing too fast causes the haze, but crash cooling will cause a haze. There
are still proteins in your beer. As temperature drops, the protein tends to clump together to
form bigger ...
Posted in thread: Eternal Kräusen - is it safe to bottle? on 06-25-2015 at 09:08 PM
I do notice that WLP400 krausen lingers for awhile. Usually rocking the carboy gently can cause
it to fall. Ive even noticed a krausen build up in the bottles about a day after bottling!
Posted in thread: Bread yeast on 06-24-2015 at 07:00 PM
I have had mead made w/ bread yeast before that was ok in my opinion. I think beer style would
make a huge difference on how it would turn out. Also, it will mutate but, beware that it can
Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-23-2015 at 03:41 PM
Would you be willing to ship to an APO? If so, I'm in
Posted in thread: Need help on 06-22-2015 at 07:19 PM
Oh, I'm in England too, lol. I am from the US aand used to everyone being in the US that I tend
to answer for that. But, in the UK I tend to buy from the Malt Miller for all my ingredients. I