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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-04-2013, 04:05 AM
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Posted By jtejedor
I have used good ol us05 in a beer that high and...

I have used good ol us05 in a beer that high and it carbed fine.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-03-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 853
Posted By jtejedor
Those instruction are for making a starter not...

Those instruction are for making a starter not for fermentation. And actually with lagers it's highly recommend to do a starter since proper pitch rates are high with a lager.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-02-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By jtejedor
Yeah a d-rest might help a bit since c02 comes...

Yeah a d-rest might help a bit since c02 comes out of solution better at higher temps. Might help blow some of the sulfur out. Don't know if that would work for sure but I have heard of people...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-02-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By jtejedor
Ok so to anyone following this I brewed with this...

Ok so to anyone following this I brewed with this strain yesterday. I thought for a while that I had ecy10 and was stoked to try it in my Rye IPA. Turns out it was this strain guess I had ecy10 on...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-24-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By jtejedor
You might need to. There were some arguments on...

You might need to. There were some arguments on the overuse of it but I think it settles out pretty well. I usually end up using it with starters, in the boil, then in the fermenter.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-10-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 172
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Posted By jtejedor
YMMV but I wouldn't recommend fermenting this...

YMMV but I wouldn't recommend fermenting this strain colder then the recommended temps. It doesn't give off flavors but takes way longer to ferment the beer. I didn't really notice it being any...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-10-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By jtejedor
I have noticed that as well. With some aging even...

I have noticed that as well. With some aging even though my BSDAs finish pretty dry with this strain they start to round out very nicely. The one I made that got to 13% ended at 1.004 and is quite...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-24-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By jtejedor
Yeah generally will not see any co2 bubbles...

Yeah generally will not see any co2 bubbles unless some fermentation took place.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-24-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By jtejedor
Extract or all grain? If all grain what was the...

Extract or all grain? If all grain what was the mash temperature? I have used this strain a few times and don't remember it taking a long time. Also many of these English strains will drop out early...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-21-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,250
Posted By jtejedor
I had heard red wheat has a maltier flavor with...

I had heard red wheat has a maltier flavor with white being more neutral in flavor. I don't do wheat beers much at all I have used the red mostly in small amounts for head rettention
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-19-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 940
Posted By jtejedor
I totally agree. The thing that put it over the...

I totally agree. The thing that put it over the top was a friend gave me a bottle of Young's double chcolate stout and normally I love this beer but this one had the nitro widget and was not good. To...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-19-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By jtejedor
IIRC correctly their yeast is just the ring wood...

IIRC correctly their yeast is just the ring wood ale strain.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-10-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By jtejedor
Unfortunately IIRC this is one specific beer...

Unfortunately IIRC this is one specific beer where the brewery has said they use a "bottling" strain on purpose. From what I have read they are very secretive about the yeast they use, and that they...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-10-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By jtejedor
It is purported to be the Gulden Drak strain. One...

It is purported to be the Gulden Drak strain. One of my favorite strains! Really chews through wort, my last BDSA got down to around 1.006 also to come in at 10% alcohol. The previous BDSA I did with...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-08-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By jtejedor
Yeah your recipe should turn out good. I get...

Yeah your recipe should turn out good. I get mango notes from it also, a tropical fruit kind of thing but it is also a little dank to me. Pairing it with simcoe or columbus accentuates that.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-08-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By jtejedor
Man I have to admit when I read all the stories...

Man I have to admit when I read all the stories of people having a heck of a time keeping their march pumps primed I was a little hesitant to get one. Don't know if it makes much different but I got...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-08-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 599
Posted By jtejedor
I have had the same problem with them, especially...

I have had the same problem with them, especially when using starsan as that makes it more slippery. They sound like a great idea in theory but far too many times did I check on a batch and find the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-07-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,875
Posted By jtejedor
I was having some trouble with my refractometer...

I was having some trouble with my refractometer but recently calibrated it and started getting much better results. I use it for og of course and to track fermentation. I always take a hydrometer...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 07-07-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By jtejedor
Man that chewed through the beer or quick. At...

Man that chewed through the beer or quick. At that gravity I suppose there isn't much else for the bugs to chew on so I guess no fear of bottle bombs.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-06-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By jtejedor
Same here I use a carboy hood and fitting to blow...

Same here I use a carboy hood and fitting to blow co2 directly in to start the siphon with pressure. Its overkill but I figure it avoids oxidation and its really easy to restart if I lose siphon,...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 07-05-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By jtejedor
Brett salty taste?

Hey all I have a batch I made with the old ale blend from wyeast. I guess its Brett B and English yeast. Anyhow it has been changing with time, I forgot about the botles and now about 2 and a half...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-03-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By jtejedor
Recipe sounds good to me. I made a belgian IPA a...

Recipe sounds good to me. I made a belgian IPA a few months ago, I always try to consume IPA's young because of the hop presence. I bottled the last half gallon or so of the keg to make room and...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-02-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By jtejedor
Its in a certain section but there is pvc for...

Its in a certain section but there is pvc for hot/cold water lines that is suitable to carry drinking water I believe. At my lowes it was near the copper piping. Ya know I have one of these and just...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-02-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By jtejedor
Pretty cool I have never had a krausen like that.

Pretty cool I have never had a krausen like that.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-02-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By jtejedor
Have not seen much testimony of actually using...

Have not seen much testimony of actually using it. You will have to let us know how it performs. Sounds very similar to good ol' chico yeast.
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