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Posted in thread: One of these things is not like the others on 05-23-2015 at 02:33 PM
When the shoots come up, they aren't always uniform in how their leaves look. They don't even
stay the same as they mature, either. I would trust that you have whatever you ordered.I think
my Cascade ...
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