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Posted in thread: Anyone try BRY-97 yet on 06-26-2013 at 01:10 AM
Is no one else concerned with the lag?More lag=more chance for infection in my eyes.We SANITIZE
our equipment, but having the sweet wort sit there for a few days without the yeast taking off
in the fi...
Posted in thread: Stupid Brewing Tricks on 06-21-2013 at 12:38 AM
Yeah, think I will dry hop half (5 gallons) of it for sure.So 1 ounce or 2 of hallertau?, might
as well keep with the all German theme.
Posted in thread: Best Affordable Session Beers? on 06-15-2013 at 08:45 PM
For a summer session beer, I actually like Hoegaarden, dry and spritzy with those spice and
citrus notes seems to work. You can find it pretty much anywhere and since it is owned by evil
Posted in thread: Stupid Brewing Tricks on 06-15-2013 at 08:39 PM
Might as well dry hop it now as well...Thats not a bad thought actually. I have a couple ounces
of hallertau.I have made some stupid brewing mistakes in my time - like leaving the valve on
the brew ke...
Posted in thread: Stupid Brewing Tricks on 06-15-2013 at 07:56 PM
Had a nearly flawless brew day, making 10 gallons of Hefeweizen with the Weyermann floor malted
wheat and pils.Great efficiency, hit target volume - everything went as plan, protein rest
Posted in thread: Water Quality/Chemistry Report Thread on 03-28-2013 at 12:52 AM
Bristol CTReport date 3/26/13pH 7.5Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est, ppm 70Electrical
Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.12Cations / Anions, me/L 1.0 / 0.8 Sodium, Na 14Potassium, K <
1Calcium, Ca 5Magnesium, Mg...
Posted in thread: slow start... on 10-08-2012 at 05:26 PM
Shouldn't be a big deal, but this is why I always use whatever vodka I have lying around
instead of sanitizer in the airlock.Should do the same job, and suckback won't have any effect
on the beer flav...
Posted in thread: Anyone try BRY-97 yet on 10-08-2012 at 05:12 PM
Given the past numerous quality control issues with Nottingham, I am wondering if there is an
issue with this yeast. Danstar's site characterized BRY-97 as "quick start" if held above 17C
Posted in thread: Anyone try BRY-97 yet on 10-08-2012 at 02:16 AM
Yes. As stated before. I was at lower temps, but slow to no start, then needed a blow off tube
after 5 days.... And hope the yeast doesn't eat all your holly goodness!!I like the high
attenuation and ...
Posted in thread: Anyone try BRY-97 yet on 10-07-2012 at 03:13 PM
I did a fairly big IPA this weekend (~1.080) split into 2 5 gallon fermenters aerated by
several minutes of vigorous shaking. I don't usually rehydrate, but did this time because of
the high gravity. ...