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Posted in thread: Dark gray layer on top of yeast sample on 10-02-2013 at 01:55 PM
Everything went fine with this batch. It fermented quick and clean. In hindsight, I wish I
would have harvested this generation of yeast. I know sometimes things don’t get really good
until the 3rd ge...
Posted in thread: Help with BJCP Category on 04-24-2013 at 01:28 PM
Thanks for all the input, it is much appreciated.
Posted in thread: Help with BJCP Category on 04-23-2013 at 02:15 PM
Thanks for the reply. Technically they are not taking Wood Aged beers, so 22C is not available.
I think the Vanilla is more forward, followed by the oak. The bourbon is not really there
unless you are...
Posted in thread: Help with BJCP Category on 04-23-2013 at 01:20 PM
I am entering a contest and I am not sure what category to put this beer in:Vanilla Oak Porter
(1 Vanilla Bean and 1 oz. Medium Toast French Oak Cubes soaked in Bourbon)Would it be
Posted in thread: color change after bottling on 04-11-2013 at 01:20 PM
I attach my wand to the spigot on the bottling bucket. I always rinse it, then soak it in Oxi
after each use. Before I use it again, it goes in the sanitizing bucket for at least 15 minutes
Posted in thread: color change after bottling on 04-10-2013 at 03:48 PM
blackjaw, no chance that sunlight got to some (I have no idea why that would make a
difference).....what about temperature swings, anything possible there? there is a possible
variable here that can't...
Posted in thread: color change after bottling on 04-10-2013 at 01:53 PM
I had the same issue with a batch of White IPA I dry hopped with a large dose of Galaxy hops.
The yeast used was WLP585 Saison III and was bottled within a month of brewing. I bottled 12
bottles of th...
Posted in thread: Dark gray layer on top of yeast sample on 04-07-2013 at 02:02 AM
Ah, I decanted, swirled and pitched it into my starter wort. Seems fine. I briefly considered
siphoning it off, but I just went for it. I know my sanitation is solid and it did not smell
unusual. So, ...
Posted in thread: Dark gray layer on top of yeast sample on 04-03-2013 at 01:46 PM
I am planning on making a starter tonight from this sample of WLP585 I collected from a starter
in January. I have done this plenty of times before (grow extra yeast in my starters for later
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 12-09-2012 at 04:59 PM
My holiday beer that I am giving away this year. I chose the name and drew the illustration not
knowing Southern Tier had a holiday beer of the same name. I also included my holiday beer from