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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 ...
Posted in thread: Pitched Dry Yeast Directly into COLD Wort....Problems??? on 03-12-2013 at 12:52 PM
I was in a hurry, my kid was screaming, and my wife was nagging. In my haste I figured I'd
pitch my yeast directly onto the wort and skip rehydrating. Now I'm having second thoughts.I
made a batch of ...
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 03-12-2013 at 12:12 PM
After posting here and reading through the thread some....I've decided to brew batch #3. Some
friends who are more schooled than me in brewing suggested I try a darker grain and some darker
malt for m...
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 03-11-2013 at 06:37 PM
@rjd .... I've made cider with Cote du Blanc yeast and it finished off very dry due to the high
attenuation (I think) of a wine yeast. .998 if I remember correctly. It was not apple-ly at all
Posted in thread: Roadtrip to VA in a Couple Months.....Need Recipe Idea!!! on 02-13-2013 at 01:02 PM
Thanks for the reply bulldog! This is actually our 2nd time to the area because we loved it so
much. Our first trip down was a bit on the shorter side so we only got to see a few things you