Last Activity:07-20-2016 6:20 PM
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Posted in thread: Going Wild on 07-11-2016 at 10:56 PM
Well, I checked on it again, aaaaaand still bubbling... It's been 23 days now lol.Wild yeast
doesn't always behave like cultivated yeast. Many commercial yeasts have been selected for
their speed in f...
Posted in thread: Going Wild on 06-29-2016 at 07:01 PM
left my hydro sample out again, half forgetfully and half intentionally, and it's got a decent
krausen on it.Are you certain your hydrometer vial doesn't have an infection?
Posted in thread: Going Wild on 06-28-2016 at 04:05 PM
My wild yeast beers usually take 2-4 weeks to finish primary fermentation.
Posted in thread: Going Wild on 06-23-2016 at 10:32 PM
I would probably treat it like any other possibly infected batchOnce it carbs, toss them all in
the fridgeIt's just a gallon, so not like trying to chill 2 cases.yep, do this. I usually keg
mine so I ...
Posted in thread: Going Wild on 06-23-2016 at 03:19 PM
What I usually do with my first run of a new wild yeast is save off a gallon from a five gallon
batch and just let it go for 6+ months to see if anything interesting happens to it long term.
Posted in thread: Going Wild on 05-31-2016 at 03:21 PM
That's interesting. I'd love to try this, but I can't stand saisons. I don't know what I'd use
it for. Is it doable to refine it into something that can be used in an American or English
Posted in thread: Going Wild on 05-20-2016 at 06:51 PM
Looking good @tactical-brewer I wouldn't bother with stirring/oxygenating at this point. Wait
until you are stepping them up for that.
Posted in thread: Going Wild on 05-20-2016 at 03:07 PM
it looks like you have capped your mason jars with lids. You don't want to do that. If yours
starts fermenting it will explode the jars because they are not designed for carbonation.In my
Posted in thread: Going Wild on 05-19-2016 at 09:11 PM
@Tactical-Brewer generally I just ferment them in the typical ale range, or just room temp,
whatever is easier.
Posted in thread: Going Wild on 05-19-2016 at 02:12 PM
Awesome, I hope you catch something good! Flowers are a good source of yeast, especially those
visited by bees. I've caught yeast from a plum blossom that was quite excellent, and I'm
planning on harv...