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Posted in thread: adding chipotle on 01-23-2016 at 05:41 PM
I'm about to do the same with a stout. I add dried chipotles in secondary in a mesh bag. That
way I can sample and remove the chiles when the heat and flavor are where I want them, usually
Posted in thread: TYB Saison Brett Blend / TYB Dry Belgian on 11-10-2015 at 05:58 AM
Both reasons you cite for no starter. But for me mostly to test out the proper ratio question
though, some things I've read seem to say that Sacc/Brett blends can do a standard starter w/o
Posted in thread: TYB Saison Brett Blend / TYB Dry Belgian on 11-09-2015 at 12:50 AM
Here's the 2nd and 3rd of my Yeast Bay experiments...10 gallonsSG 1.055IBUs 20 TinsethMash at
150FBest Pils 70.00% 14.1 lbs2 Row 14.00% 2.8 lbsRye 11.00% 2.8 lbsWheat 5.00% 1.0 lbsMagnum
Posted in thread: 100% Brett Pale - TYB Amalgamation on 11-08-2015 at 10:59 PM
There's not a whole lot of posts/results about fermentation with The Yeast Bay cultures on the
forum I've decided to do several experiments and post the results here. Here's the first, I
have several ...
Posted in thread: website for fresh hot peppers for my beer on 09-17-2015 at 02:04 AM
I just got a bag of ghost peppers and some carolina reapers from the ghost pepper store today,
looking forward to experimenting with them. I'm a big fan of a bold IPA with about 12 halved
Posted in thread: crazy julian date code? on 09-13-2015 at 04:43 PM
Per the date coder/printer I'm familiar with - when running in "Julian" mode 13514 would be the
135th day of 2014.
Posted in thread: Bottling with raw habanero on 08-06-2015 at 01:37 AM
I've compared habanero tincture vs halved habaneros with seeds intact in kegs not bottles. I
can say that the habanero flavor and aroma were much better with the actual habaneros when
compared to a ti...
Posted in thread: Cider start with real crabs? on 09-21-2013 at 10:57 PM
Make sure you don't use a store bought juice that contains Potassium Sorbate or it will not
ferment. Campden is what I use to kill off anything in my pressed cider, 1 tablet per gallon in
the juice an...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3724 Temp Profile on 07-31-2013 at 04:47 PM
I've done 3 brews with this yeast over the last couple of months. I cool to 70-72 then pitch,
as fermentation kicks off it naturally rises to 74-76 for the first day or two and from there I
make sure ...
Posted in thread: Official Broken Hydrometer Count on 07-21-2013 at 04:20 PM
Still using my first hydrometer from when I started brewing. 1997. :rockin:Dang, and I thought
maybe I was special for still having my first hyrdrometer from 2001.