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  • Portland, OR
  • Tripel, BVIP, Cider, Berliner Weisse, Doppelbock, Dubbel, Maibock, Saison with 3711, Saison with 3724, Sour Apple, Doppelbock, Belgian Pale Ale, BDSA, Pale Ale with homegrown Cascade hops, Pils, Rice Wine, Fig beer, Applewine, Roggenbier, Hefeweizen
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  • Posted in thread: Are there any temp tolerant yeast strains out there? on 07-27-2015 at 04:56 AM
    Not sure about Spain, but the 2 largest yeast companies in the US have guides to help, both
    list optimum temperatures for yeast strains:

  • Posted in thread: Stalled w/S-04 on 07-26-2015 at 10:35 PM
    If you measured the original gravity after adding the pumpkin and lactose much of those
    ingredients is unfermentable.You used a lot of pumpkin, and if you just add it to the boil you
    won't extract muc...

  • Posted in thread: Stalled w/S-04 on 07-26-2015 at 08:36 PM
    I maked a pumpkin Pie Stout with a fresh rehydrated S-04 packet with an expiration date of
    2/2016. O.G. was 1.067 and fermented at 74F in primary for 23 days. Was going to bottle today
    and was unpleas...

  • Posted in thread: Brewery owners/ PIC of interviewing on 07-26-2015 at 06:29 PM
    You really should head over to Probrewer to get better answers. While there are pros on this
    site, a much larger percentage is homebrewers.Probrewer even has job classifieds.Good luck in
    starting in t...

  • Posted in thread: Low gravity of wort. Ways to increase? on 07-25-2015 at 07:04 PM
    How long did you mash?How sure are you about your temperature readings?Did you crush the wheat
    malt? Your post says crushed pilsner and honey malt, but not for the wheat malt.Did you measure
    gravity a...

  • Posted in thread: Northern Brewer + Simcoe = Lychee? on 07-19-2015 at 09:42 PM
    How?

  • Posted in thread: Good new beer law in CT! on 07-18-2015 at 04:30 AM
    In Oregon not required to be a farm brewery, but the one I've seen at farmer's markets
    (Captured By Porches) also has a permit to sell at food cart pods. Several meaderies and lots
    of wineries also se...

  • Posted in thread: History of the IPA on 07-13-2015 at 04:37 AM
    A great resource on IPAs that contains a lot of historical information: think session IPAs
    should just be called what they used to be called, pale ales. Marketing gimmick.

  • Posted in thread: Won't use Munton's carbonating tabs again on 07-12-2015 at 11:43 PM
    Yes, I've been brewing long enough to know the difference. Especially when the chunks are about
    1/4" in diameter before they go through the strainer. They were the non-dissolved Munton's
    tabs. I'm jus...

  • Posted in thread: Won't use Munton's carbonating tabs again on 07-12-2015 at 01:44 AM
    Well, I finally got to pour my first beer from this batch and the large chunks seem to fall
    apart as you pour, but still leave small little bits floating around in the beer. The beer
    turned out good, ...

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