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  • Posted in thread: milk stout ferment on 09-16-2014 at 06:52 PM
    I've always pitched the same yeast.With only ~7 points to go, you probably won't pick up much
    secondary yeast flavor unless it's a Brett strain. Saisons yeasts usually have high attenuation
    factors to...

  • Posted in thread: milk stout ferment on 09-16-2014 at 03:07 PM
    With 75% attenuation and adding 6 points to your FG with lactose, your FG should be around
    1.021. So I agree you probably have a stuck fermentation.The only thing I found that reliably
    (meaning always...

  • Posted in thread: milk stout ferment on 09-16-2014 at 02:51 AM
    My OG on milk stout was 1.060 for 10 gallons and 1.8 lbs of lactose. The mash was a 20 minute
    acid rest at 104, 30 minutes at 140, and 30 minutes at 158. The fermentation started about a
    little over 2...

  • Posted in thread: Over pitching BUT NOT onto YEAST CAKE on 09-05-2014 at 03:20 AM
    you are fine, you killed a bunch of yeast pitching dry yeast into wortso no worry S_MTrue. at
    ~200 billion cells per packet, I routinely over pitch because I usually need a more than 200
    cells but not...

  • Posted in thread: Over pitching BUT NOT onto YEAST CAKE on 09-05-2014 at 02:52 AM
    Did you hydrate the yeastNo. I never rehydrate US-05. I just sprinkle it in the wort.

  • Posted in thread: Over pitching BUT NOT onto YEAST CAKE on 09-05-2014 at 01:29 AM
    Thanks. I don't plan to do it again. I was just tired and got a little lazy and didn't do the
    calculation I normally do to find the right pitch rate. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Over pitching BUT NOT onto YEAST CAKE on 09-04-2014 at 06:00 PM
    Thanks, Giraffe! I hope I am fine! Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Over pitching BUT NOT onto YEAST CAKE on 09-04-2014 at 03:15 AM
    Everything I can find about the negative effects of over pitching yeast talks almost
    exclusively about knocking out onto YEAST CAKE. However, all I did was accidentally
    miscalculate and pitch 3 instea...

  • Posted in thread: Thin mash on 09-03-2014 at 12:15 PM
    No, that should be fine.Are you concerned about mash pH? or just that it's a bit thinner than
    some do?Not worried about mash pH. Was able to get that down to right range with use of pH
    meter and phosp...

  • Posted in thread: Thin mash on 09-02-2014 at 01:04 AM
    I accidentally left the HLT valve open and got way too much water in my mash. It is now to the
    point of about 2.3 quarts per pound. Should I just call it quits since pretty early and just
    get new grai...

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