Last Activity:12-20-2013 7:25 AM
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Posted in thread: Noooo! on 12-20-2013 at 01:49 PM
I would steer clear of the kits that you buy at the store, i never had good results. Yeast is
usually bad by the time you brew and the flavour of the malts are off and have never had a nice
Posted in thread: Dogs on 12-04-2013 at 01:22 PM
Quick question for anyone that has experience...ive raised "normal" puppies, straight from
breeder extremely young. But the rescue thing is a little different.Do I need to wait for her
to get fully ac...
Posted in thread: Sahti (Finnish Juniper Ale) -- 1st Place Cat. 23, 2nd place Best in Show on 12-04-2013 at 11:23 AM
- Traditional Finnish bread yeast might not be as fast acting as beer yeast. If I'm correct in
that assumption, the longer lag phase could welcome infectionMy wife uses the bread yeast I
posted above ...
Posted in thread: Faster finishing cider on 11-26-2013 at 08:49 PM
Thanks podz. I still a have a question, Will dap help my yeast starter building happen faster?
When I want to make a starter to be able to split up, is DAP helpful, detrimental, or non
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 11-26-2013 at 09:33 AM
Just the nature of the yeast. Slow and steady.Yeast doesn't ferment the juice slowly unless the
juice is missing nutrients. Plain old apple juice is missing nutrients - add some DAP and it
Posted in thread: Faster finishing cider on 11-26-2013 at 09:17 AM
Nutrient use is a game changer. I've brewed 5 or so batches of cider using a variety of juice
types and yeast but always with nutrient (specifically this one: Fermentation is always
visible within a...
Posted in thread: Faster finishing cider on 11-25-2013 at 10:52 PM
One more question: what is a "healthy " dose of DAP for 5 gallons?I probably overdid it, but I
think I used like at least 50 grams.
Posted in thread: apfelwein with sluggish fermentation on 11-25-2013 at 03:31 PM
I cracked the problem: DAP.
Posted in thread: Faster finishing cider on 11-25-2013 at 03:27 PM
I cracked it: the nutrient is the secret.Big yeast starter doesn't help, hydration doesn't
help, temperature doesn't help, oxygenation doesn't help, ale vs champagne yeast doesn't help.
I've tried eve...
Posted in thread: Apfelwein vs cider vs cyser on 11-23-2013 at 06:37 AM
All this arguing has made me thirsty. I'm going to go start a Cyser, pop a bottle of apfelwein,
and rack my cherry cider. But. I WILL BE DAMNED, before I put beans in my Chili!!!Beans are
great, but I...