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Posted in thread: Yeast For Beaujolais Pyment? on 09-03-2013 at 08:34 PM
How did it go? I am going to try this strain with my Cab/Merlot blend this year.
Posted in thread: Is this an infection? on 07-22-2013 at 05:23 PM
Taste it. I've had batches with a plebicle on them that turned out great. If it's sour and
nasty, toss it. Otherwise, chill it and carb it and you'll slow down the infection
dramatically. Just drink i...
Posted in thread: Soaking cocoa nibs and vanilla beans in vodka on 07-08-2013 at 08:41 PM
How'd this turn out??? I am prepping to make a batch in Aug. to let sit till Oct.
Posted in thread: Adding orange zest on 07-04-2013 at 02:52 PM
That's a good question...ill be waiting for an answer from someone....You'd be better off
making an extract to add to seconday. Put the zest into a jar, cover it with vodka and let it
sit for a week o...
Posted in thread: Adding orange zest on 07-03-2013 at 03:27 PM
Do you add them in the boil? At the end or in fermenterYUP! Last 10- mins in the boil.
Posted in thread: Adding orange zest on 06-26-2013 at 06:39 PM
I tossed the peel (whole with PIth) from 4 naval oranges into a Saison I made. It was
fantastic. Nothing off or overly bitter about it. In fact the keg went fast and grabbed me lots
of requests for th...
Posted in thread: Combining Wyeast 1010 + 1056 on 05-16-2013 at 02:02 PM
I actually contacted wyeast about strain blending. I was doing 1056 & 1318. According to them
two strains can grow together. You just need to know how each strain behaves in order to
determine what wi...
Posted in thread: Combining Wyeast 1010 + 1056 on 05-15-2013 at 12:46 PM
It's my understanding that mixing strains will yield no benefit. The stronger strain will
simply eat the weaker one during the lag phase.More on this here:
Posted in thread: Any experience with T-58 yeast? on 05-07-2013 at 08:55 PM
So nobody mentioned the whole "didn't rehydrate" as a culprit - just a couple that want to not
believe it is. We know better than this now, it's not the 90's. I have had outstanding results
with dry y...
Posted in thread: Any experience with T-58 yeast? on 05-07-2013 at 08:00 PM
Extract or AG?? Shock Top is a Belgian style beer but relatively low IBUs. Considering you're
talking about a Canadian brand, I'd assume you're here in Canada too? If you wanted to try a
kit, maybe tr...