Last Activity:12-21-2010 2:08 AM
Posted in thread: wyeast 3068 Weihenstephan Weizen vs 3638 Bavarian Wheat on 07-24-2010 at 06:34 PM
I finally decided to try the 3068 and fermented it warm but steady at ~72f because I don't have
a good setup for temp control (I know Jamil says 62f but that will have to wait for winter).
Was in prim...
Posted in thread: Who cares if head retention sucks? on 07-24-2010 at 06:13 PM
I am one that could not care less about head retention or appearance and focus on the aroma
body and flavor. I always brew wheat beer and maybe it was Dr Bamforth that said using too much
wheat can ac...
Posted in thread: Charlie Talley (Five-Star Chemicals) Notes from Brewcasts on 05-05-2010 at 09:37 AM
Resurrecting here but I think it was Jon who said when it comes to PBW, consider the four
factors CTTA Concentration, Time, Temperature, Agitation. He said it rinses easily and works
well enough in co...
Posted in thread: wheat dme preferred for wheat beer starter? on 03-26-2010 at 05:33 PM
I was re-listening to Jamil's Bavarian Weizen show from 2006 and he pointed out that in Germany
50% wheat must be used by law. Apparently the reason is because the yeast need a certain
compound that e...
Posted in thread: Answer these 3 questions immediately! on 03-26-2010 at 05:23 PM
1. Just finished 3522 Ardennes on my sig and now 3655 Schelde2. The Clay People - Who Am I
(open in new tab)3. First two on my sig
Posted in thread: Aeration methods? on 03-26-2010 at 05:15 PM
I use the shake the jug method also. I use partial boils so I have 3 gallons or so of R/O
standing by in the primary during the brewing, so I take that opportuntiy to shake the jug for
a few minutes. ...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1214 Belgian Abbey - Alternate Use? on 03-26-2010 at 05:09 PM
Nice tip on the flying dog, I have got to try that one.
Posted in thread: Cracked Coriander? on 03-26-2010 at 05:07 PM
I used the rolling pin method too, crushes it up nicely.
Posted in thread: Star San question?? on 03-26-2010 at 04:03 PM
I get the rotten egg smell when my solid rubber stopper comes in contacts with Star San. This
is especially true with newer stoppers. Despite the smell, it has not degraded or pitted the
stopper. I al...
Posted in thread: Let's talk about Foam Control drops (aka Fermcap) on 03-26-2010 at 03:29 PM
I've been having some vicious blowoffs recently...well ever since I got my stirplate.And you
say this will help me? I fill a 6G BB with 5.25G of wort. (I Really want a 7G BB)I've read this
will make m...