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  • Posted in thread: Why sanitize bottling equipment? on 08-26-2016 at 01:05 PM
    +1 to sanitize. It would be a bummer to spend all that time making a beer just to have it taste
    like bile. Sanitizing really isnt that much effort.

  • Posted in thread: Raising fermentation temp for WLP400 on 08-26-2016 at 12:56 PM
    Hold at 68 for 48 hours. Bump it a degree a day after that. As long as you hold it lower during
    the growth phase , you can go up to 75 by the end.

  • Posted in thread: Experiences with different saison yeast blends on 08-15-2016 at 11:02 PM
    You shouldn't have any trouble with banana esters if you're using 3711. You might want to try
    to control things for the first 24-48 hrs. 72 ambient can mean 78-80 internal. It's ok to end
    that high bu...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone grown up Renaud yeast from Mystic Brewery? on 08-12-2016 at 12:14 PM
    How big of a starter did you do? If you did anything over 1.020 and 200ml it might take a bit
    to see activity. Many people do the initial step in the bottle, before moving to the stirplate.

  • Posted in thread: Brett Starter - Acetone to Fruit on 08-12-2016 at 01:06 AM
    I have a starter going of one of my favorite mixed ferment cultures. It's Roeselare with dregs
    from Crooked Stave's version of the Tablebier project. The beer never developed any real
    acidity but the ...

  • Posted in thread: How to make a dry yet sweet beer? on 08-11-2016 at 11:14 PM
    If you like hops, Nelson always makes my beers taste sweet.

  • Posted in thread: My Weast 3724 saison is boring. What gives? on 08-11-2016 at 06:43 PM
    IME 3724 does not have any banana or clove. That's why I use it! ;)

  • Posted in thread: My Weast 3724 saison is boring. What gives? on 08-11-2016 at 12:50 AM
    Sounds like you over-pitched, especially with batch three. I'd use a yeast calc next

  • Posted in thread: Had my first Dark Lord - disappointed on 08-09-2016 at 07:24 PM
    I'm so glad that the days of the RIS ruling the scene are over.

  • Posted in thread: WLP002 magic? on 08-08-2016 at 01:42 AM
    Oh whoops, that was island lizards post! For me, I was getting 80%AA when I was having issues
    with my thermometer. Thought I was mashing at 154, but was really mashing in the mid-high 140s.