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Posted in thread: Decoction mash question. on 09-18-2013 at 03:24 PM
120 is usually the protein rest, where the sacc rest is in the 145-158 range (depending on how
fermentable you want your wort).Most mashes don't need a super long protein rest, if any. You
might want ...
Posted in thread: Crazzy krousen? on 08-30-2013 at 05:25 PM
The bigger hop bill of an IPA is a likely cause. Hop assist in head retention of a beer, and
think of the bubbly krausen as akin to a head. There could also be a little more protein than
Posted in thread: Whats the TRUTH about dry yeast? Liquid vs. Dry on 07-13-2013 at 11:44 PM
I've used both - just finished an extra pale ale with S-05, and have an excellent super saison
from Belle. I also brewed a pils with a WL vial, and a strong Belgian with a Wyeast. My
Posted in thread: filtering after dry hopping on 06-17-2013 at 07:54 PM
I looked for them before. No luck. Any ideas where I can get some?I've picked them up at Home
Depot, just ask for 5 gal paint straining bags.
Posted in thread: New Danstar Belle Saison Dry Yeast? on 06-07-2013 at 03:25 PM
Keep in mind that warming like that is only really applicable to 3724, and not to Belle
Saison.Belle finishes very fast, and I experienced attenuation that was insane, all in the
upper 70s / low 80s.
Posted in thread: New Danstar Belle Saison Dry Yeast? on 05-19-2013 at 07:09 PM
I brewed one up, aimed for ~1.063 OG, expected around a 1.010 FG. I hit 1.067, which isn't too
far off.Belle Saison took it down to .997 over a week. I didn't do any temp control on it, so
it more tha...
Posted in thread: Simcoe Hops on 04-25-2013 at 07:58 PM
It looks like the upto office actually has a "plant patent," which I was confusing with the
wikipedia'd notion of plant breeder's rights. There is also a distinction between a plant
patent and a regul...
Posted in thread: Will Cold Crashing stop Amylase? on 04-23-2013 at 09:25 PM
You could try a cold crash, then rack and add some potassium sorbate. S-04 floccs very well, so
you could stabilize that way.
Posted in thread: Simcoe Hops on 04-11-2013 at 05:11 PM
That's quite the distortion. Patents are the publication of a new device or process in exchange
for a guaranteed period of exclusivity. There are three types of patents: utility, process and
Posted in thread: Simcoe Hops on 04-09-2013 at 06:23 PM
I guess I'm a spirit if the law vs letter of the law guy. Just because they won't come after
you doesn't make it right for you to cheat the source.Patents are actually meant to allow for