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Posted in thread: will killer yeast kill brett, lacto, etc? on 05-08-2012 at 07:46 PM
Killer yeast is any yeast that is harboring a 'killer virus' and produces a 'killer protein'
that is toxic to non-killers. yeast not carrying the killer virus is NOT immune, and will
experience cell ...
Posted in thread: 12-12-12 Wee Heavy Recipe Formulation on 02-13-2012 at 02:39 AM
Just transfered the Wee heavy to a secondary. The gravity went from 1.100 (Jan 16th) to 1.023
(Feb 12th)= 10.3% abv- according to beersmith, in just under a month! I'm excited to see if it
drops any m...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-09-2012 at 06:10 PM
Wow. This is pretty awesome!
Posted in thread: 12-12-12 Wee Heavy Recipe Formulation on 02-02-2012 at 03:26 PM
Hah yes, Sorry, I meant non-increasing.
Posted in thread: 12-12-12 Wee Heavy Recipe Formulation on 02-01-2012 at 07:22 PM
I'm going to check on mine by the end of the week, and possibly put it in the secondary with a
spiral of oak.I also just realized that 12-12-12 is the last non-decreasing "arithmetic
sequence" date fo...
Posted in thread: 12-12-12 Wee Heavy Recipe Formulation on 01-14-2012 at 05:56 PM
I'm in. I'm going with a friend this afternoon to pick up ingredients for the beer. We plan on
brewing this in celebration of MLK day. Yay for days off!
Posted in thread: Tasting notes of a 137 year old beer on 01-14-2012 at 05:52 PM
That's amazing, thanks for sharing with pictures as well!Was there any yeast at the bottom?
Could you/Did you culture the yeast?
Posted in thread: Mugwort Anti-Imperial Stout on 12-13-2011 at 03:38 PM
At bottling, add Indian sarsaparilla and molasses to 1 qt water and boil 20 min. Bottle with
oxygen-absorbing caps if possible.I just made this and have an extra keg around. If I'm going
to keg this b...
Posted in thread: nut brown help on 09-21-2011 at 01:42 AM
I make my Pecan Nut Brown with "Carastan Malt", and have never regretted it- it gets a
toffee/caramel flavor that really sets it apart. If you have access to it, I highly recommend
smelling it and tas...
Posted in thread: Wedding Recipe Help on 08-30-2011 at 08:54 PM
If your fiancée likes champagne and you want to use hops, try a carbonated graff. A graff is
just a hopped cider, and I find that carbonated cider (if fermented dry) will give very