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  • Posted in thread: Yeast strain questions on 06-25-2015 at 03:39 AM
    I wonder how much overlap there is between the "core" starters that most HBT brewers keep on
    hand. What do y'all keep as your go-to's?I always keep SouthYeast Farmhouse Saison Blend and US
    05.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast strain questions on 06-23-2015 at 11:56 PM
    I only keep 4-5 strains around at a time. I've tried keeping more than that but I find they
    just sit around and never get used. Only 2 regulars and then 2 that I rotate around every 3
    batches or so.

  • Posted in thread: IPA brewers, do you harvest yeast? on 06-12-2015 at 06:07 PM
    Oversized starter. I don't harvest from high ibu beers

  • Posted in thread: When using fresh liquid yeast why should I make a starter? on 05-01-2015 at 02:56 PM
    +1 to trying it out and see for yourself if you notice a difference.Water and yeast aren't as
    publicized and sexy as the latest designer hop or malt, but they can be the difference between
    okay beer a...

  • Posted in thread: 10 days later...still bubbling on 05-01-2015 at 10:47 AM
    I have a golden strong that is still bubbling along at almost two weeks. You could pull a
    sample and check the gravity that should give you an indication of how it's doing.

  • Posted in thread: DME used as priming sugar left undesirable aftertaste on 04-29-2015 at 05:01 PM
    Waiting may help some if it has only been a week or two. DME is not as fermentable as corn
    sugar or table sugar. It should ferment out enough to not be too noticeable though.

  • Posted in thread: Tell me about those CLOYING beers you have tried. on 04-29-2015 at 04:26 PM
    the majority of homebrewed barleywine or imperial whatever I've had fit that description.

  • Posted in thread: What's in your yeast wallet? on 04-28-2015 at 01:53 AM
    At the moment only really keeping a couple at all times:SouthYeast Farmhouse Saison
    BlendAnother unnamed yeast from SouthYeastBelle Saison (always keep a packet on hand)Got rid
    of:Wyeast 1028Wyeast 10...

  • Posted in thread: 3724 Best practices on 04-28-2015 at 01:20 AM
    Patience is all I can sugges, just let it ferment

  • Posted in thread: Yeasts to have on-hand on 04-28-2015 at 12:39 AM
    Mine has changed due to my brewing habits lately, I was keeping 1056 and a strain from a local
    yeast company at all times. But I have only brewed belgian style beers over the past year. So
    now I alway...

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