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Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 12-05-2013 at 04:06 AM
Yeah, I don't think I'm going to risk it. Pitching on the yeast from this secondary fermenter
isn't ideal either---I'm probably under-pitching, for one thing---but I really don't want to
end up with 3...
Posted in thread: WLP644 -Brett B Trois on 12-05-2013 at 01:30 AM
I followed Chad Yakobson's advice to give my brett trois starter 7+ days. About to use it this
evening, and it has a distinct acetic acid/vinegary taste. I know brett will produce acetic
acid, but I'm...
Posted in thread: Label Peelers on 12-03-2013 at 03:20 PM
I placed an order with Label Peelers yesterday afternnon at about 3 p.m. It's 9 a.m. the next
day, and my order just arrived! Used the basic ground shipping with FedEx. I've never had an
order come so...
Posted in thread: Very Wild Saison ECY20 on 10-29-2013 at 01:51 PM
Was the ECY20 you used for this similar to the current release, i.e. with no primary
sacchraomyces strain? I'm wondering what I can expect if I pitch it by itself in a saison
Posted in thread: Anybody ever get confused on how to use Beersmith? on 10-27-2013 at 04:14 PM
Beersmith lists brewhouse efficiency rather than kettle efficiency (i.e. your whole process,
including losses left behind in kettle, fermenter, etc.; not just the amount of sugar you
extract from grai...
Posted in thread: ECY Bugcountry 2013 on 10-27-2013 at 12:55 AM
I ordered some, not sure what I'm going to do with it yet. Does anyone have a sense of what I
can expect from it as a primary pitch vs. a secondary? It sounds like there is no primary sach.
strain in ...
Posted in thread: Chicago Homebrewers Yeast Bank Project on 09-18-2013 at 10:26 PM
Does anyone want to trade yeast at the upcoming group buy? (I posted this on the Chicago Home
Brewers board, but I thought I'd post here too.)I have some Wyeast strains on slants (all
Posted in thread: Dry - hopping quantity? on 09-16-2013 at 03:43 PM
Traditionally,English bitters don't have much hop flavor at all,& no dry hopping. They're
brown,malty ales. But EKG is def a good choice...just don't get too crazy with it.English
bitters are often dr...
Posted in thread: Where to buy disposable O2 cylinders in Chicago? on 08-15-2013 at 02:20 PM
Only because most of the kits I've seen say they work with the disposable ones. How easy is it
to find a regulator etc. for the 5lb ones? Will the kits sold by Northern Brewer, Williams
Brewing, etc w...
Posted in thread: Where to buy disposable O2 cylinders in Chicago? on 08-15-2013 at 11:58 AM
Does anyone know a reliable place to pick up the disposable oxygen cylinders that people use to
oxygenate wort (usually intended for welding)? I've tried my local ACE but they don't seem to