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Posted in thread: Whiskey barrel condition on 09-10-2015 at 02:48 PM
I doubt it'll take 4 weeks, the surface contact is going to be much higher in that small
barrel. I would honestly taste it at a week.
Posted in thread: Questions re: Jolly Pumpkin Dregs on 09-05-2015 at 06:24 PM
Jolly Pumpkin does NOT do totally spontaneous fermentation. They use a pitch of sachh yeast,
originally wlp550 but now a house evolved strain of that yeast, and they do open fermentation
Posted in thread: First RIS recipe on 08-30-2015 at 02:18 PM
mixing all those 60 min hops won't do anything but add bitterness...no reason to do anything
but a clean typical bittering hop in pretty good amounts. most stouts have a lot more hops then
Posted in thread: Old yeast - Toss or propigate? on 08-30-2015 at 02:06 PM
Yea its a pain that they don't all really match up. I usually use Brewersfriend to get my cell
numbers for the beer, since you can set different pitch rates. The 1 mil/ml was really set for
Posted in thread: Harvesting Yeast from Houblon Chouffe? on 08-30-2015 at 02:01 PM
Are you wanting to harvest just for fun? Because their house yeast is made by almost all the
yeast labs. Omega Belgian A, WLP550, Wyeast 3522, and I forget the gigayeast version, and
Inland Island Gno...
Posted in thread: Old yeast - Toss or propigate? on 08-30-2015 at 01:44 PM
those calculators have steps in them. Brewersfriend also lets you change the pitch rate.
Yeast Calculator lets you adjust the starting cell count which most calculators do not. This is
Posted in thread: Viability of Home Nano/Micro Brewey (Legal-wise, not Financialy) on 08-20-2015 at 12:12 PM
I know of at least 2 in CO that opened like this. One moved, i think he used a garage that did
not have direct access to the home. The other is in the process of opening, and is operating
from an outb...
Posted in thread: sour IPA - any experience? on 08-16-2015 at 06:57 PM
Jason, aka Saison Man, rubs a LOT of people the wrong way. He is very opinionated but very
knowledgable. He is also extremely generous and will help those who ask (time considered of
Posted in thread: LHBS vs Online on 08-09-2015 at 04:46 PM
I am spoiled. My LHBS is only about 10 minutes away and his whole business plan is compete with
online stores. Ok compete, and have almost anything you could ever want, guy has 200+ grains,
well over ...
Posted in thread: not sure what to do with these grains on 08-09-2015 at 03:57 PM
I enjoy Munich as a base malt....depending on exactly WHICH Munich it is, huge difference among
the maltsters. If its Weyerman I (6L) then treat it like a darker more flavorful MO.