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Posted in thread: Major BRY-97 Lag on 07-28-2014 at 07:08 PM
Happened to me as well - after 72 hours I gave up and pitched US-05. Beer came out great - not
sure which yeast won out in the end. Haven't bothered with BRY-97 since.Sent from my iPhone
using Home Br...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 03-30-2014 at 07:23 PM
I'll try. Count me in.
Posted in thread: Need advice on transporting a keg on 03-26-2014 at 07:28 PM
Yes - thanks. Fortunately I came across that detail in another thread. And for the benefit of
anyone coming across this thread in the future I will add that I needed to know how full to
fill the keg a...
Posted in thread: Need advice on transporting a keg on 03-23-2014 at 12:12 AM
Thank you both for quick responses! I'm transferring to the keg and adding priming sugar today.
Posted in thread: Need advice on transporting a keg on 03-21-2014 at 09:00 PM
I'm an experienced brewer but for over 120 5 gallon batches I have bottled every one. Now a
friend (and fan of my beer) from out of state has moved into a new apartment with a kegerator
and has asked ...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-06-2014 at 03:52 PM
Posted in thread: Made a starter yeaster (no DME - mini mash) - no action on 11-20-2013 at 03:37 PM
Could be the yeast - be patient. The last starter I did with wlp500 (2 liters with pure O2)
took 3 days to take off. I was about to give up on it when it went to town and fermented out in
just a few h...
Posted in thread: Revvy's Belgian Blonde (Leffe Clone) on 11-17-2013 at 06:33 PM
FWIW: I brewed this on 10/16 following the recipe as written but subbing wlp500 for 530. Mashed
at 158. Held temps at 65-66 degrees (internal, not ambient) for about a week at which point SG
Posted in thread: No carbonation in 10% Imperial IPA after 2 months on 10-01-2013 at 11:48 PM
No, no! Don't dump in a bucket - it's not necessary. Rehydrate some S04, uncap each bottle one
at a time and use a sanitized eye dropper to insert a bit of the yeast solution into the
bottle. Recap im...
Posted in thread: No carbonation in 10% Imperial IPA after 2 months on 10-01-2013 at 02:48 AM
This has been my experience with big beers, bottled carbed with wlp007 - it flocks out so well
that not many yeasties make it to the bottle. In the future, adding some yeast at bottling as