Last Activity:05-24-2013 3:43 PM
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Posted in thread: Any experience with T-58 yeast? on 05-24-2013 at 12:44 AM
Well I just pulled a small sample of my dubbel. OG was 1.070 and it's now 1.008 about a week
later for a bit over 8% abv and about 88% apparent attenuation. The front end is white
Posted in thread: Hoppy beers a trend? on 05-23-2013 at 06:33 PM
I almost didn't get into craft beer because of IPA saturation around me. The first craft beer I
ever tried was DFH60 on tap at a restaurant. I had an interest in trying something craft and a
Posted in thread: Any experience with T-58 yeast? on 05-22-2013 at 12:51 PM
I could've sworn I read dry yeast doesn't need aeration, but don't remember where... But it
won't hurt, so better safe than sorry.I found this on the Fermentis site:"Does the wort need
Posted in thread: Any experience with T-58 yeast? on 05-21-2013 at 12:57 AM
Give it a shot! It could be that it loves high OG wort. I also used about a total of a pound of
sugar (candi and inverted) which may have contributed to its activity.Speaking of activity,
Posted in thread: Any experience with T-58 yeast? on 05-20-2013 at 05:54 PM
I pitched mine dry and didn't even aerate all that well due to time constraints. 1.070 OG and
I'll be seeing where it is this weekend.
Posted in thread: Any other recent/to be new Dads? on 05-20-2013 at 05:44 PM
My daughter is 14 months old. Lucky for us, she sleeps 7 to 7 like clockwork most nights, so my
wife goes to dinner with friends and I brew. I do stovetop BIAB so I'm right there if she wakes
up and n...
Posted in thread: Any experience with T-58 yeast? on 05-20-2013 at 01:33 PM
I'm using T-58 for the first time in a simple dubbel. I'm just looking for whatever flavors
this stuff might contribute from banana to pepper. Here's a pic after 24 hours of
pitching:123213So far I'm ...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 05-16-2013 at 04:35 PM
Doing my first big Belgian dark strong!
Posted in thread: Spruce Tips are Popping...Do I Dare??? on 05-15-2013 at 07:48 PM
Just so everyone knows, don't try using older growth. My test batch was horribly tannic and
resiny even though there is no tannic or resin taste when eating the stuff. The new tips are
popping on my t...
Posted in thread: Help with Russian Imperial Stout recipe on 05-15-2013 at 05:09 PM
Taste sure is a funny thing. Mike, I am 100% not telling you you're wrong or misguided in this
advice, but I were this my beer, I would absolutely do none of this! And you know what? That's
OK, as Mik...
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