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Posted in thread: wyeast 2112 on 02-26-2015 at 06:23 AM
I'm sure it will carbonate just fine, just give it more time.
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2112 California Lager fermented cold (49 F) on 02-20-2015 at 03:08 PM
I've used 2112 cold twice. It certainly works, but I wouldn't use it as a substitute for a
"normal" lager yeast. Compared to other lager yeasts that I've tried, it has a distinct own
twang that I can'...
Posted in thread: Confession Time on 02-12-2015 at 01:21 PM
I don't heat my sparge water, I don't recirculate, I don't strain hops and I don't chill.I do
make starters and aerate, I watch my fermentation temps and I tell myself that I make great
beer. I'm not ...
Posted in thread: Large Starter for Lager on 01-28-2015 at 02:51 PM
It is also said that Kolsch yeast and California Common yeast produce lager type character. In
addition I have been cautioned about my tendency to "over pitch"..... reducing the yeast
Posted in thread: New yeast obsession... on 01-25-2015 at 05:21 PM
Start slanting. That's how you get your yeast bank in a small fridge footprint.
Posted in thread: Brewing for wedding! on 01-08-2015 at 01:50 PM
Brew something that you've brewed successfully before. A wedding is not the place for
experiments. I've had my best friend tell me which one of my brews was his favorite and served
that at the wedding...
Posted in thread: What craft beer do you secretly despise? on 12-18-2014 at 01:17 PM
Stone's Crime, and Punishment.I tried to warn people.....I could image this being nice when
served in shot glasses. But...champagne bottles? Who's going to drink all of that in one
Posted in thread: The Temp At Which We Pitch | exBEERiment Results! on 12-15-2014 at 09:18 PM
Well, that'll make brewing ales somewhat easier for me. I appreciate your experiments! Maybe I
should run such experimental batches too, right now all my split batches are yeast A vs yeast
Posted in thread: Storing re-cultured coopers yeast on 12-15-2014 at 01:29 PM
In case you haven't seen it yet, here's a home brew shop in
Belgium:https://www.brouwland.com/en/This one's in Germany, run by a US expat and specializing
in hops: one has an English shop too, I ofte...
Posted in thread: Storing re-cultured coopers yeast on 12-15-2014 at 12:46 PM
Cooper's yeast and kits are easy to get from online vendors in Germany - i don't think it
should be that hard to get them in/to Belgium. In fact, I still have an unopened 6g pack of
Cooper's yeast in ...