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Posted in thread: Yeast starter picture on 03-26-2016 at 07:58 PM
Yes. Normal. Some yeasts have a lumpy or cottage cheese formation due to high flocculation
characteristics. Also, from White Labs FAQ about this yeast: "This is normal for this strain as
well as other...
Posted in thread: Dry hop advice requested on 03-25-2016 at 04:10 AM
Probably better to dry hop just before fermentation is complete to allow the yeast to clean up
oxygen brought in by the pellets. As they break open they will introduce the oxygen, yeast can
Posted in thread: Boil Kettle hopps. on 03-25-2016 at 04:01 AM
I have plate chiller and pumps as you do. All I do is whirlpool for a few minutes and let the
wort spin and clear for about 5 to10 minutes. Then run off into pump, chiller and into
fermentor. Clear be...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping in keg cold on 03-25-2016 at 03:53 AM
Do not put the hops in to the keg without a bag. I repeat, do not. They will clog the dip tube.
Even the bag may get sucked to the tube if it is near the bottom. I recommend not even going
down that r...
Posted in thread: Biofine vs Isinglass vs Gelatin on 03-13-2016 at 07:06 PM
I wonder which, if any, pulls more flavor and aroma from the beer. In my experience of having
used both gelatin and now biofine clear, I find that I don't notice much of a flavor loss from
biofine as ...
Posted in thread: Open air primary fermenter on 03-10-2016 at 07:50 PM
Why transfer, just leave it. I see by the pic that high krausen is over, just leave it with lid
snapped and co2 headspace will keep it safe for now. After ten days just package everything but
Posted in thread: Auto CO2 timer on 03-10-2016 at 07:47 PM
Leaving the gas on 24/7 is really, really going well. We get the normal tank usage out of the
system and I am mentally free to worry about keeping taps going.Thanks for all the dedicated
thought on al...
Posted in thread: Open air primary fermenter on 03-10-2016 at 07:41 PM
For this batch just snap the lid after 5 days, keep closed for 5 more days. Then at 10 days
just rack to keg or whatever packaging system you use.
Posted in thread: Biofine vs Isinglass vs Gelatin on 03-10-2016 at 03:27 PM
Bioine Clear 100% for me, right at kegging. Crystal clear beers.
Posted in thread: Auto CO2 timer on 11-15-2015 at 10:05 PM
You could try something like this, price tag carries the answer. :(