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Posted in thread: Too much trub when I collected yeast? on 10-27-2016 at 01:30 AM
When I let the slurry/boiled water mix sit for extended periods, such as several hours, I can't
separate the yest from the trub - I am never able to find the yeast layer. I start boiled and
Posted in thread: Danstar London ESB Dry Ale Yeast - Anyone use it yet? on 10-08-2016 at 03:04 AM
So far nobody has mentioned how the stone fruit character compares to the Yorkshire strain. If
I could get the same doughy fruity esters from a dry pitch I'd order a few bricks.Also for
those that hav...
Posted in thread: 1056 harvest - bulging jar lid on 10-08-2016 at 02:57 AM
Meh - just continuing fermentation. If it doesn't smell bad or the like, I think it will be
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1469 - Temperature on 09-24-2016 at 02:35 AM
I have used this strain a bunch in the Innkeeper and similar recipes and I ferment it starting
at 66-67 and hold it at about 68 until done fermenting and then warm it up a bit, to about 70
for a few d...
Posted in thread: Help me understand line length on 04-03-2016 at 04:00 PM
I believe that if you lower the serving pressure sufficiently you will eventually get your keg
system properly balanced. But that will require that the cider in the keg become less
carbonated, which i...
Posted in thread: Best BJCP contests to enter? on 03-28-2016 at 12:46 AM
I am sorry that the Admins and other supporters used their time to respond to OP.
Posted in thread: Best all around British Ale yeast opinions wanted! on 03-21-2016 at 01:30 AM
If I had to pick one, it would be West Yorkshire Ale 1469. I like the fruity profile, with a
bit of mineral and nutty finish. If I could have two, they would be 1469 and 1968 for my ESBs.
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 03-21-2016 at 12:18 AM
It's really a great beer. Not sure why it's so remarkable, as a saison is a simple recipe and
one is pretty much like any other, but this one is my go to in the spring. Heck, it's my go to
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 03-21-2016 at 12:16 AM
Anyone used something other than orange blossom honey for this recipe with good results? How
about this one? - a friend of mine keeps bees. I use his stuff almost exclusively. Always
great and I rea...
Posted in thread: Conditioning Grain Question on 02-07-2016 at 04:07 AM
As noted by another poster - this is what I do. Not saying it is right or required.I condition
all my grains, barely, wheat, oats - everything. 2% water by weight, sprayed on with a spray