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Posted in thread: Combining Different Yeast Strains? on 09-20-2016 at 01:43 PM
As the title suggests, I have a question about the potential benefits or problems of combining
yeast strains. I am brewing a Graff/Apfelwein hybrid and have an idea. To 5 gallons of fresh
Posted in thread: Graff - High Fermentation Temp on 09-20-2016 at 12:20 PM
I might have saved this one from becoming Vodka. So 12 hours after pitching, the wort was 79
degrees. I threw a wet towel on it and pointed a fan on it and went to work.When I got home
last night the ...
Posted in thread: Graff - High Fermentation Temp on 09-19-2016 at 03:33 PM
Yeah I'm kind of bummed. I was able to score some local fresh pressed, unpasteurized cider
($$$$) and would be a bit upset if I didn't end up with good results.Fermentation is just
getting underway so...
Posted in thread: Graff - High Fermentation Temp on 09-19-2016 at 03:16 PM
So I've taken some time off from brewing as two kids have distracted me a little bit. Yesterday
I shook the cobwebs off and decided to brew a batch of Graff.The temp in the house was 68
degrees when I...
Posted in thread: Graff in Primary for Too Long??? on 05-13-2013 at 06:29 PM
In the world of beer brewing, which I'm more familiar with....everything I'm reading indicates
that when proper sanitary techniques are observed and quality yeast and ingredients are used it
Posted in thread: Graff in Primary for Too Long??? on 05-13-2013 at 05:48 PM
Haven't racked it yet.....if I did it would be sitting in the secondary :D Just hanging out in
Posted in thread: Graff in Primary for Too Long??? on 05-13-2013 at 03:16 PM
I've got my 4th batch of Graff sitting in the primary. Spring projects, general lazyness and
other things have prevented me from bottling it. Generally I bottle after it sits in the
primary for 3-4 we...
Posted in thread: Brewing a Porter onto an American Wheat Yeast Cake???!? on 03-13-2013 at 12:57 PM
I've never pitched on top of a yeast cake before. I have an American Wheat extract batch going
right now and will be ready to be bottled in a week. Would there be any benefit to tossing a
darker beer ...
Posted in thread: ctive FerEffect of Temperature After Amenentation While in Primary? on 03-12-2013 at 03:21 PM
I'm trying to be diligent on keeping my brew in the low to mid 60's while active fermentation
is going (US-05). But after all yeast eat the sugars and take a nap....how crucial is the
Posted in thread: Pitched Dry Yeast Directly into COLD Wort....Problems??? on 03-12-2013 at 01:47 PM
I figured. BTW, I had to look up what RDWHAHB means...and Thanks! LOL JK OMG. My yeasties
usually kick off between 18-24 hours no matter if I pitch direct, rehydrate, or use a
starter.As I'm refining ...