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Posted in thread: Simple Yeast Storage Procedure on 07-30-2015 at 02:41 AM
1) based on Woodland's research I like to estimate 1.5B cells/ml and approximately 17% loss in
viability per month (or 50% in 3 months). Try using these estimates for your mr malty
Posted in thread: Flavor/aroma hops in fruit beer, yes/no? on 07-29-2015 at 11:50 PM
Thanks both. Do any hop varieties compliment raspberries? All i can think to do is choose a
spicy noble hop to build on 3711 yeast character.
Posted in thread: Adding fruit for flavor and aroma on 07-29-2015 at 10:30 PM
You can probably get away with adding to the primary after fermentation is complete. If it's
added too early, the co2 being released will basically scrub away most of the fruit flavor.Good
Posted in thread: Adding fruit for flavor and aroma on 07-29-2015 at 07:38 PM
Resurrecting an old thread....I'm brewing a raspberry saison this weekend, my first kick at
using fruit additions. I'm planning to use 0.5 lb raspberries per gallon, pasteurized, added
Posted in thread: Flavor/aroma hops in fruit beer, yes/no? on 07-29-2015 at 05:47 PM
Hey everyone,I'm planning to brew a raspberry saison this weekend and appreciate input from
those in the know on whether I should include flavor and/or aroma hops. Reading up on this,
most sources cau...
Posted in thread: saison with wyeast 3711 on 07-27-2015 at 02:17 PM
+1Bland? Boring? So far, it's my favourite saison yeast, precisely because it is neither bland,
boring nor fickle and finnicky. Pairs well with a spices, herbs and a myriad of fruits without
Posted in thread: Could Someone Please Explain the Benefits of a Stir Plate? on 07-26-2015 at 07:22 PM
If you enjoy periodically shaking your starter, go for it. Will I go blind if I keep doing it?
Posted in thread: Could Someone Please Explain the Benefits of a Stir Plate? on 07-26-2015 at 05:24 AM
I don't know where you get your DME, but it's likely closer to $1/starter extra. And if you've
been following along, you will have seen several posts referencing the $12 "plug-and-play"
computer fan o...
Posted in thread: Could Someone Please Explain the Benefits of a Stir Plate? on 07-25-2015 at 08:26 PM
A more accurate comparison would be a push mower vs having someone just come mow your lawn for
you while you're at work.I'd rather pay $50 for a stir plate and not have to do any maintenance
on my sta...
Posted in thread: Could Someone Please Explain the Benefits of a Stir Plate? on 07-24-2015 at 05:31 PM
I grew this in about three days. I started with the dregs from one bottle of Bell's Oberon. Two
steps (150 ml to 1.2 L) No way would that have worked in that amount of time without a stir