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Posted in thread: s-04 or US-05 for a Texas Brown Ale (Brown IPA) on 06-29-2015 at 04:21 PM
Mercan what?US-05 is an american ale yeast. I personaly would go that route and ferment around
68 degrees for a clean fermentation. Ive made some great american browns in the past using that
Posted in thread: Fish fertilizer and its usage question on 06-29-2015 at 01:11 PM
I found a farmer/gardening forum that recommended 1-2 capfuls diluted in 1 gal of water. So
that's what I hit em with so we'll see what happens. So far I've got one bine up to 12' and the
other at abo...
Posted in thread: Belle Saison Yeast - no signs of fermentation? on 06-09-2015 at 12:34 PM
The brewers mat def helped as i came home from work the yeast was going to pound town on the
wort. Thanks guys!
Posted in thread: Belle Saison Yeast - no signs of fermentation? on 06-08-2015 at 02:09 PM
65 is a little cool it should ferment fine though it may just take a bit longer to get going...
now that you moved it it should get going soon... I would leave it in the 74° house no worries
on temps ...
Posted in thread: Belle Saison Yeast - no signs of fermentation? on 06-08-2015 at 01:46 PM
Hey all,After reading and hearing all the postive feedback on the new Danstar Belle Saison
yeast I decided to give it a go this past weekend. I mashed at 140 for 30 minutes and then
raised my mash to ...
Posted in thread: Big Old Ale - SG of 1.21. Thoughts? on 06-01-2015 at 01:14 PM
Following. The two old British brewing practices you might want to consider are Brett aging and
using invert sugar syrup. PS: for the next batch! :DI know. My brewing buddy had an idea of
adding some ...
Posted in thread: Big Old Ale - SG of 1.21. Thoughts? on 05-31-2015 at 03:17 PM
Update: Just about to add my last 1/2 gallon of dextrose to the fermenter. So far the yeast has
kept up with the high gravity. Super excited to see how this beer turns out. I did switch up
the Hops wi...
Posted in thread: Big Old Ale - SG of 1.21. Thoughts? on 05-07-2015 at 08:18 PM
Not sure, but I bet you could find someone who has used it and posted something online about
it. Just google it.Oh really? That sounds pretty interesting, do you have a link for it? I
guess 3/4 pound ...
Posted in thread: Big Old Ale - SG of 1.21. Thoughts? on 05-07-2015 at 07:41 PM
If you are going to end up adding DME anyway, I don't know I would go through all of the extra
work to recover max sugars from the grain. I would probably do my standard sparge, and adjust
to my desir...
Posted in thread: Big Old Ale - SG of 1.21. Thoughts? on 05-07-2015 at 07:05 PM
No, I've never used it. But it's active ingredient is an enzyme that breaks down complex
carbohydrates which is what you would want if you were left with a high FG from too many
unfermentables in the ...