Last Activity:10-25-2016 3:58 AM
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Posted in thread: Fermentation temperature question. on 10-25-2016 at 03:37 AM
Any suggestions for those of us in warm climates? I have perpetual issues with off tastes and
they almost certainly come from high fermentation temps. Where I live it is routinely in the
high 80's and...
Posted in thread: Fermentation temperature question. on 10-17-2016 at 05:12 AM
Besides the swamp cooler method mentioned above another option is to place the fermentor in a
large tub of water and use 2L bottles of water that are frozen to chill the water. Change out
the melted b...
Posted in thread: Workhorse Beer Yeast Equivalent Chart (Wyeast/White Labs/Fermentis) on 10-16-2016 at 05:19 AM
Have you used both yeasts?Yes, you can make a saison from both yeasts, but they will be very
different.I have made very similar beers with each and found the yeast strains and resulting
beers very dif...
Posted in thread: Apple pie ale advice on 10-16-2016 at 03:40 AM
Vanilla mimics the taste of crust.Applesauce would make it impossible to bottle or keg clear
beer, I imagine. Chunks extracted flavor and aroma without that problem.
Posted in thread: Apple pie ale advice on 10-15-2016 at 07:29 PM
I have made a sour apple beer and used chopped up (and sanitized by dipping on vodka) apples
with a good apple flavor.I don't see why your plan wouldn't work. Much of the flavor from
Posted in thread: Workhorse Beer Yeast Equivalent Chart (Wyeast/White Labs/Fermentis) on 10-15-2016 at 06:18 PM
T58 is not remotely similar to Dupont, and the link you posted is a comparison of Belle Saison
to Safbrew Abbaye.
Posted in thread: Workhorse Beer Yeast Equivalent Chart (Wyeast/White Labs/Fermentis) on 10-15-2016 at 05:26 AM
T-58 is of DuPont origin?Not sure the OP is saying this, but many of these yeasts listed are
far from equivalent. T-58 and Dupont yeast included.There is a chart from Kristen England on
Mr. Malty that...
Posted in thread: Corn sugar priming; less beer than thought on 10-14-2016 at 09:49 PM
You'll be a little over carbonated, perhaps 3.1vol CO2 depending upon variables.You might want
to drink them soon and put them in the refrigerator after about 10 days to 2 weeks to be sure
they don't ...
Posted in thread: Refractometer, Hydrometer, Gravity.... Oh My! on 10-14-2016 at 05:26 AM
I like Sean Terrill's refractometer correction calculator:
Posted in thread: Visiting Portland, OR on 10-12-2016 at 09:17 PM
Glad you had a good visit. Next time you come back post again and we'll give you updated
information on what's going on.As you found out, most beer in Portland doesn't get distributed
out from the imm...