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Posted in thread: Hop bine base issue on 06-29-2016 at 11:03 PM
Hi all. I'm having a hard time finding an answer to this so maybe y'all can help. I'm in NY
state and I'm growing two varieties(first time grower), Mt. Hood and Sterling. My sterling hop
has an issue ...
Posted in thread: Help with Berliner Weisse on 04-06-2014 at 04:20 PM
Indeed. +1 +1 +1
Posted in thread: Help with Berliner Weisse on 04-06-2014 at 02:27 PM
Also, get your ph down before you pitch grain (lacto). I believe 4.8 is the happy spot for
lacto. And, +1 for kettle souring. That 5 week number is no joke. I suggest letting it hang in
the bottle for...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3724 Belgian Saison - they were right! on 12-11-2013 at 04:40 PM
The author of Farmhouse Ales also suggests those temps for 3724. And DuPont uses those temps as
well. Your pitch temp does make a difference. I've found that chilling to 70, pitching, and
free rising ...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 11-25-2013 at 02:12 AM
3724 just needs heat. Like 85/90. Never gave me a problem. +1 on the high abv beers though.
At%8 you start dealing with fusels. But, you can start your ferment at 60 and ramp up to get
over the 1.020 ...
Posted in thread: ECY12 Old Newark Beer on 11-25-2013 at 02:08 AM
Definitely 570-esque. After sitting in this beer for a while, I have to say it is quite good.
Fermenting pilsner malt and playing well with hops is quite a challenge for an ale
yeast.Ferment low, it h...
Posted in thread: ECY12 Old Newark Beer on 11-18-2013 at 03:59 AM
This yeast made a very solid beer. Pleasantly phenolic, good yeast character, even minerality
(5g of gypsum on NYC water). Hop character is a little muddled (probably brewer error). Did
this by fermen...
Posted in thread: ECY12 Old Newark Beer on 10-23-2013 at 03:14 PM
How'd it attenuate for you guys?
Posted in thread: ECY12 Old Newark Beer on 10-22-2013 at 11:47 PM
Awesome! Glad you liked it. There is very little working info on this yeast so I'm glad we're
able to play a part in it.I started mine in the mid 50's (55) ramped up and it no hovering at
60 and I'm g...
Posted in thread: ECY12 Old Newark Beer on 10-22-2013 at 02:40 AM
Old Newark Beer yeast acts quite odd. I propped up a starter from an older vial and it went
very slowly. Much more slowly than anticipated. So, I ramped it up with another dose of DME. It