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Posted in thread: Can I still pitch yeast? on 12-26-2014 at 09:32 PM
You'll probably want to get a bottling bucket with a spigot and bottling wand. Then you will
boil a cup of water or so with about 4 oz of sugar. Put it in the bucket and siphon the beer
into it. I'd w...
Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning with Brett on 12-24-2014 at 08:29 PM
It depends on the age of the brett secondary. Brett works slowly and eventually the character
of the brett obscures other flavors in the beer. I personally love that magic in between time
when the ori...
Posted in thread: Bru'n Water and Post boil concentrations on 12-23-2014 at 11:27 PM
Thanks for the reply. I gathered most of what you are saying from the thread I found that I
linked in my first part but I appreciate the elaboration. And it makes sense too, if you've
seen any of thos...
Posted in thread: Bru'n Water and Post boil concentrations on 12-23-2014 at 02:58 PM
I guess I don't consider thinking about/trying to optimize my water profile to be making too
much work for myself.I think I'm considering cutting my sparge water additions (which I
actually add at beg...
Posted in thread: Bru'n Water and Post boil concentrations on 12-23-2014 at 02:23 AM
I have very soft water so for lighter colored beers, I use bru'n water to add just enough to
get me over 50 ppm calcium with CaCl2 and then add some gypsum to balance out the Cl2.So for
example I'm br...
Posted in thread: Which yeast pitching calculator do you use? Prefer one over the other? on 12-20-2014 at 01:55 PM
We used these at my old lab. They have to incubate for 5 days at a certain temp.
Posted in thread: Which yeast pitching calculator do you use? Prefer one over the other? on 12-19-2014 at 02:17 PM
I like yeast calc. I thinks it easier to use. Mr malty, idk that sliding thing at the bottom
makes me angry. I'm not gonna use more than one vial...
Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning with Brett on 12-17-2014 at 09:43 PM
I bottled two batches of saison that already had extremely low FGs (around 1.000 because I used
3711). I used one bottles worth of orval dregs per batch and a relatively high (saison levels)
Posted in thread: Lager yeast with IPA ingredients on 12-11-2014 at 03:04 PM
Would that be an IPL? All the cool kids are doing it nowadays. Peaks organic Fresh Cut was the
first real good one I've had. Perhaps these are different grain bills and thus not what you are
Posted in thread: Fireside Barleywine on 12-09-2014 at 05:52 PM
Ok. I think i might make a small starter at a highish (1.065 or so?) gravity with nottingham
and pitch her in at bottling. I don't wanna mess around with it not carbing.