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Posted in thread: Harvesting & reusing a 3724/3711 blend on 03-02-2014 at 12:18 AM
Sounds like what I expected - thanks for the response!
Posted in thread: Harvesting & reusing a 3724/3711 blend on 02-16-2014 at 11:19 PM
I recently brewed a saison with Wyeast 3724... and it stuck at 1.032. After some research I
ended up pitching in a packet of 3711, and it finished the job -nicely - and the beer tastes
Posted in thread: How long does brew day take you? on 02-16-2014 at 10:06 PM
Someone above made an interesting comment that I am interested in hearing more about...When
everyone is giving their estimates, are you spending a full 60 minutes boiling? Sometimes I
guess that is 90...
Posted in thread: Assessing the quality & quantity of Washed Yeast on 02-08-2014 at 09:01 PM
STPUG - that was AWESOME. Exactly what I was looking for. The clarity you provided looks like
it'll be very helpful - I appreciate the time you took to type it all up! I'm only bummed that
Posted in thread: Assessing the quality & quantity of Washed Yeast on 02-03-2014 at 04:53 AM
I just completed my first yeast washing from a low-gravity Scottish ale (OG 1.042). I condensed
the yeast into 2 pints-sized mason jars and they're sitting in the fridge. I want to use one of
Posted in thread: Stuck Saison... stuck again?? on 01-24-2014 at 12:08 AM
Oh yeah, and I bottled today. Tasted pretty good considering I used three yeasts and had it
sitting in primary for 6 weeks.Sent from my SCH-I535 using Home Brew mobile app
Posted in thread: Stuck Saison... stuck again?? on 01-24-2014 at 12:07 AM
Follow up...I tried the dry champagne yeast, but that didn't budge the gravity after 10 days
(probably because I didn't rehydrate it). So I went to 3711 as my last resort - bingo! Got the
Posted in thread: How long does brew day take you? on 01-07-2014 at 11:22 PM
Well, I've certainly gotten my answer: move my arse outside and get a propane burner. I've
become remarkably efficient (IMHO) with my brew day, but the heating (mash water, sparge water,
boiling the w...
Posted in thread: How long does brew day take you? on 01-06-2014 at 10:14 PM
Several you are saying that your brew day only takes you about 4 to 5 hours. My brew days, for
all grain, rarely take under 6.5 hours. I'm trying to figure out what aspect of my operation is
Posted in thread: How long does brew day take you? on 01-05-2014 at 05:31 AM
Yep, SQ14 bayou classic. Batch sparge as well with usually a 60 minute boil.Oh man. Time to
take the dive.