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Posted in thread: Do you know how to make a yeast starter? Then why not farm yeast and freeze it? on 01-13-2014 at 10:53 AM
I don't know if others have tried this, but to save a step and to get the purest culture
possible, I've been pouring a small portion of the slurry from the Wyeast pack or White Labs
vial or ECY jar di...
Posted in thread: Recommendations for a Belgian IPA on 07-09-2013 at 07:53 PM
I'm actually brewing a belgian IPA since 4 years now, and I've tried many things so here some
suggestions:HOPS: I prefer to use saaz and styrian golding for this kind of recipe because
american hops t...
Posted in thread: Cold crashing and hops on 07-09-2013 at 07:42 PM
maybe the best way is a compromise: not cold crash the beer... just go a little lower yeast
range of temperature ( to le the yeast seat at the bottom of the fermenter) but still have a
"warm" beer tha...
Posted in thread: Dry to liquid on 06-18-2013 at 08:41 PM
I 've done something similar but before fermentation, here the procedure:Rehydrated 2 packs of
US-05 in cooled boiled waterput in 10 vials of that clean yeast slurry (10ml each)added
glycerine and fro...
Posted in thread: Milk Stout FG Question on 06-03-2013 at 07:54 PM
English kind of yeasts tend to reduce their activity near the end of fermentation, consider and
extra time to be sure that the fermentation is over.
Posted in thread: Starter Problems on 05-29-2013 at 07:04 PM
As they have arleady told you you'll notice only a change in colour. Sometimes you can also
notice some residuals sticked on the glass (sign of some foam formation), usually when the
starter is big an...
Posted in thread: Tannin Flavor on 05-14-2013 at 07:39 PM
The taste I get is a bitter aftertaste.....Maybe 3 to 4 seconds after swallowing. If you've
ever eaten boiled shrimp and accidentally gotten a good taste of the shell, thats what I'm
getting.to me thi...
Posted in thread: Multiple brews in a day on 05-14-2013 at 07:35 PM
What sort of setup do you have? I am really hoping to do 2 5 gallon batches in 8 hrs (excluding
cleanup)Usually this takes me more than 1 hour... exluding cleaning 9 hour it's about the time
you take ...
Posted in thread: Multiple brews in a day on 05-13-2013 at 07:59 PM
I've tried to brew 2 beers in the same days 2 times. First time 10gal of mine "american bitter"
(the same beer just made with 2 mash, 2 boiling etc.. and than mixed together before
Posted in thread: When is overpitching actually overpitching? on 05-06-2013 at 08:20 PM
Is always better to have at least a starting point using pitching calculator. with exirience
you will be able to see different kind of yeast bheaviuor depending on the viability of the
yeast; but for ...