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Posted in thread: US-05 being funny again, and my mishap on 05-08-2013 at 03:33 AM
Bucket lids do not always seal tight, so you can't always rely on airlock activity to know if
fermentation has started. I just brewed Saturday and used a lid that has never sealed tight. I
almost had ...
Posted in thread: US-05 being funny again, and my mishap on 05-08-2013 at 03:02 AM
So I have basically switched to 05 for Am ale yeast usages. I usually have it going within 24
hours. Anyways this time I get no bubbling after 24 hours at all, or the next(this) morning.So
I decided t...
Posted in thread: New post a picture of your pint on 03-01-2013 at 10:05 PM
That looks tasty... got a recipe?Yep designed this one with some influence from Radical
Brewing by Mosher. Didn't think I wanted as much munich, so I swapped the wheat and munich
amounts from his boo...
Posted in thread: New post a picture of your pint on 03-01-2013 at 05:10 AM
The saison I brewed last month with Nelson Sauvin and Sorachi Ace hops. Fermented at 68 for 2
days then 85 ramped over 2 days for the rest of 3 weeks. WLP565. Flavors consist of lemon,
pear, apple, or...
Posted in thread: White labs wlp565 saison I on 02-28-2013 at 04:45 AM
I just used this yeast last month. I made pretty standard grist(I havent use pils because of my
apt stove setup and not having faith in the the ability to boil off flavor from the pils
Posted in thread: Foreign/Export Stout on 07-18-2012 at 01:50 AM
Thanks for the feedback guys, I will probably drop the lovibonds on everything and use a bit
more regular roast as the main specialty to get the pronounced roast coffee with Carafa I and
some dark cry...
Posted in thread: Foreign/Export Stout on 07-17-2012 at 04:44 AM
After looking on BJCP and Designing Great Beers, I threw this together:12 lbs Briess Brewers
Malt12 oz Black Barley 500L12 oz Carafa III special(still on the fence on whether or not I want
Posted in thread: English ale yeast hates me on 07-09-2012 at 02:24 AM
Three things come to mind:1) English ale yeasts produce more esters so will be more fruity2)
the beer is still "green" and you have a fair amount of acetaldehyde, which has a green apple
flavor. More ...
Posted in thread: English ale yeast hates me on 07-01-2012 at 05:42 AM
I haven't had a very long history of brewing(over a year), but I have used English ale yeast a
few times. This first time was WLP002 with a starter in a porter last year. The beer turned out
Posted in thread: New post a picture of your pint on 05-20-2012 at 09:14 AM
Ellies Brown Ale clone, and my first AG batch. Nailed it, it tastes exactly like the commercial
beer, despite having to use Northern Brewer for bittering in place of Bullion. S-04 is so
flocculant! I ...