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Posted in thread: Pictures from New Belgium's Tour De Fat in Denver this weekend. on 09-10-2012 at 06:38 PM
This was a very fun Saturday afternoon. Check it out if Tour De Fat comes to a city near you.
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen Recipe on 07-09-2012 at 11:43 AM
wyeast's website for that yeast says overpitching will result in near complete loss of banana
esters. the cheat sheet the wyeast rep gave out says one smack pack for beers up to ~1.060.
pitching 2 pac...
Posted in thread: Munich for Bavarian Hefe? on 07-07-2012 at 10:55 PM
danstar munich is a hefe yeast. i get strong banana by pitching 3/4 of the packet of munich
yeast for 5gallons of beer. i fermented at 69F. i guess overpitching can prevent banana esters,
wyeast also ...
Posted in thread: WB-06 is a pretty good Hefeweizen yeast on 06-23-2012 at 02:49 PM
The Munich yeast from Danstar is very solid. I bought another bottle of Dry Dock hefe and
compared mine with it. They were very close. My hefe has more clove and a lot of ripe to
overripe banana flavo...
Posted in thread: Using lager yeast at ale temps? on 06-11-2012 at 03:51 AM
saflager s-23 is super clean at ale temperatures. I have used it with Revy's "kiss yer cousin"
and a guiness like stout at 64F, both taste great. There are several posts about how insanely
Posted in thread: WB-06 is a pretty good Hefeweizen yeast on 06-10-2012 at 01:25 AM
I bottled the hefe made with Munich yeast today. It didn't have the citrus that WB-06. It was
heavy on clove and banana though. It was more clears, looks like a lot of the yeast have
dropped out. It t...
Posted in thread: Adventures on the Island of Misfit Yeast on 06-05-2012 at 04:14 AM
The Kentucky Common turned out crisp and clean. I used s-23 again on a guiness clone. It turned
Posted in thread: WB-06 is a pretty good Hefeweizen yeast on 06-03-2012 at 06:56 PM
I just dropped the temp on the hefe with Danstar Munich yeast to 40F to get the yeast to settle
out so I can bottle it next weekend. The 40F hefe measured 1.010 for gravity. I tasted the
sample, but d...
Posted in thread: Obama is a homebrewer on 05-29-2012 at 03:10 PM
Michelle Obama was being interviewed on NPR or PRI this morning about the Whitehouse's victory
garden and mentioned that they have bees and that some of the honey is used to make beer in the
Posted in thread: WB-06 is a pretty good Hefeweizen yeast on 05-28-2012 at 02:54 PM
I brewed this recipe yesterday, but this time I bumped the mash temperature up my a few degrees
to 154F and I'm using Danstar Munich yeast. I'm fermenting at the same temp as the WB06 batch.
I did int...