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Posted in thread: Harvest from Stone Brewing on 11-22-2014 at 04:18 PM
I read a story on the Stone Blog that their yeast originate from a Canadian microbrewery in
Oregon that shut down. They go on to explain how a person tried to take a bunch of yeast on a
plane, but the...
Posted in thread: IPA clarity issues... on 10-02-2014 at 06:18 AM
Dry hopping is going to introduce new material that will suspend in the beer, even if you have
it crystal clear before dry hopping. I think that is a separate issue from the speed of the
chilling and ...
Posted in thread: Aging of Barleywine on 10-02-2014 at 05:39 AM
I brewed my first barleywine about two years ago. I kind of looked through a variety of recipes
I found on HBT and then kind of threw something together from scratch. I barrel aged it for a
bit and en...
Posted in thread: IPA clarity issues... on 09-18-2014 at 01:03 PM
An immersion chiller is not going to give you the fast impact cold break that a plate chiller
can give you. I think it would be an interesting experiment to brew this beer and use a plate
chiller on y...
Posted in thread: WHY purge your carboy with co2 if you are going to pump o2 into the wort? on 09-18-2014 at 12:54 PM
Purging of the secondary with CO2 is primarily used to preserve the delicate hop profiles of
hoppy beers. I do this for DIPAs as a regular procedure...occasionally with others. Once i
bought a second ...
Posted in thread: Stomp Them Grapes Denver shut down on 08-28-2014 at 09:00 AM
I live in Colorado Springs and get the majority of my grains from Old West Homebrew. If I want
a White Labs Yeast, I hit fermentations. Also hit up High Country Homebrew in Monument on
occasion (they ...
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Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning an Eisbock on 08-20-2014 at 03:46 AM
Thanks for the info! Will be a few months before I use it, but it will definitely help.
Posted in thread: Yeast starter - step up or no step up on 08-13-2014 at 08:27 AM
Chris White, in his book, Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation, summarizes his
experiments on starter size with relation to inoculation rate and yield factor. The sweet spot
for efficiency ...
Posted in thread: Blichmann Boil Coil on 08-13-2014 at 12:53 AM
General Data with my setup:Images: Blichmann Boilermaker 10-GallonElement: Boil Coil (120v
10-Gallon 2250w)PID: Auber Instruments SYL-2352Heating times with 5 gallons of water:76F to
152F: 30 minute...