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Posted in thread: Safale us-05 fail - what next? on 03-11-2013 at 10:31 AM
Also, regarding Mr Malty's dry yeast calculator, The yeast pitching calculator over at brewer's
friend says that mr malty estimates 20 billion cells per gram of dry yeast whereas danstart and
Posted in thread: Safale us-05 fail - what next? on 03-11-2013 at 10:17 AM
Thanks for the replies guys, When I say medium high, I mean 69c. I know for most peoples
systems that would be considered straight up too high, but having used 1056 several times
before if I mash at 6...
Posted in thread: Safale us-05 fail - what next? on 03-10-2013 at 11:23 PM
Hey all, I fermented 3.25 gallons of an IPA (1.071 OG, mashed medium high) with 2 pkts of
us-05. Second pkt was added two days after the first - I decided to add the second because I
realized that tec...
Posted in thread: super potent starter on 02-11-2013 at 05:12 PM
Thanks Piratwolf. I hear you on the krausen; though it is true that in the past when I have
made starters of this yeast (1968) from smack packs they have behaved much more typically
(hardly a noticabl...
Posted in thread: super potent starter on 02-10-2013 at 07:32 PM
Hey All, Had some thin slurry in my fridge, but it didn`t seem quite enough to throw it
straight into a wort ( according to Mr. Malty )so I took it all and made a liter starter.
Probably about a quart...
Posted in thread: BIG Stout Questions on 01-03-2013 at 09:14 PM
I have used 1056 a few times to ferment IPA's (O.G 1.062-1.070), and with mash temperature
being on the low side the krauesen has lasted between 12-18 days. I wouldn't be surprised if
the yeast is sti...
Posted in thread: What is on the top of my beer in the bottles?!? with PICS on 01-03-2013 at 09:02 PM
I had the same thing happen-I noticed the same glacier effect upon pulling my primary out of
the fridge(cold crash)-I thought the beer had started to freeze.Even though I think most of the
Posted in thread: Show off your 2012 Hops garden! on 08-11-2012 at 07:46 AM
This reminds me of the days of overgrow!
Posted in thread: How to blend in a mini wort to fix my beer? on 06-29-2012 at 04:07 AM
Anyone? Would really appreciate some help. In the meantime I'll do my best to find my own
Posted in thread: How to blend in a mini wort to fix my beer? on 06-28-2012 at 03:13 AM
Hey all, first post here. I'm quickly growing passionate ( ok, obsessed ) about homebrewing and
I am very happy to have this website for my knowledge needs. Ok, here I go: For my 6th batch (
3rd all g...