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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-26-2007, 06:36 PM
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Wyeast did some tests and discovered that they...

Wyeast did some tests and discovered that they got the best results by taking the yeast out of the cooler 24 hours ahead.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-26-2007, 06:26 PM
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Just my opinion, but I would up the wheat a pound...

Just my opinion, but I would up the wheat a pound and drop the crytal a pound. And all my wheat recipes only use hops at the 60 minute mark.
Forum: Cider Forum 05-20-2007, 06:10 PM
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I've not used a lager yeast,but did use an ale...

I've not used a lager yeast,but did use an ale yeast a long time ago. I don't remember a lot about it (no notes), but it turned out O K. You can use pretty much any yeast you think would give you the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-20-2007, 01:29 AM
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If those U.S. goldings are from Yakima they are...

If those U.S. goldings are from Yakima they are fairly close to imported goldings. I got a rhizome of Yakima goldings a few years ago and use them in all my British ales.
If you are having to...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-12-2007, 11:51 PM
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They sent you the wrong hop. Target is a good...

They sent you the wrong hop. Target is a good bittering hop, fuggles can also be used for bittering, but target is usually twice as high in AAs.
Use the other half of the goldings with the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-12-2007, 11:31 PM
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Goldings are my favorite englsh hops. I have some...

Goldings are my favorite englsh hops. I have some growing in my back yard.
To my taste fuggles go better in dark beer. Maybe that's just me.
Forum: Mead 05-12-2007, 07:31 PM
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I made a 17% cherry mead for my grandaughter...

I made a 17% cherry mead for my grandaughter Cherry when she was 2 1/2 to lay down untill she is 21. I also made a 17% raspberry mead for her brother when he was 2 1/2. Their brother is a little over...
Forum: Mead Forum 05-12-2007, 07:24 PM
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honey in Portland

You mead makers in the Portland metro area should check out the honey vendor at the Gresham farmers market. Three pounds of MT Hood wildflower honey for $8. Three pounds of Meadowfoam (my favorite)...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-07-2007, 12:01 AM
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A nuetral american strain might work.

A nuetral american strain might work.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-06-2007, 11:58 PM
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Honey ferments completely so if you put a lot in...

Honey ferments completely so if you put a lot in you may end up with a drier final product than you want.
Forum: General Techniques 04-29-2007, 05:25 PM
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My sterlings are 6 inches tall and goldings are 2...

My sterlings are 6 inches tall and goldings are 2 inches. Last year the goldings didn't show up untill 3 weeks after the sterlings.
Forum: General Techniques 04-08-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 38
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Gas is formed by fermentation in the gut so if...

Gas is formed by fermentation in the gut so if there were anything fermentable left in your beer after the yeast was done it could cause the problem you are having.
Forum: Mead Forum 03-18-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
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Thank you. That is the information that I was...

Thank you. That is the information that I was looking for. Plan B it is, blueberry mead.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-17-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
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Good luck. If your first batch doesn't out award...

Good luck. If your first batch doesn't out award winning don't give up. I think that I brew pretty good beer now, but my first few batches are better not mentioned.
Forum: Mead Forum 03-17-2007, 06:23 PM
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iris petals instead of rose?

When my first granddaughter was 3 I brewed a cherry mead (Her name is Cherry) @ 18% to lay down for her 21st birthday. I have a brand new granddaughter named Iris and was wondering if I could use...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-17-2007, 05:59 PM
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I agree, 007 will handle the % level. The best...

I agree, 007 will handle the % level. The best score that I ever got was on an english style barleywine fermented with 007.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-25-2007, 06:35 PM
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Breweries not brewing lambic styles use yeast...

Breweries not brewing lambic styles use yeast that forms a thick head on top that doesn't fall back into suspention which protects the beer.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-24-2007, 07:13 PM
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There is a Panther Brewery putting out Three...

There is a Panther Brewery putting out Three Stooges beer. Somewhere back east I think.
The guy who answers the phone is named Johnson and during a stooges episode on a train there was a...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-24-2007, 07:07 PM
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Wyeast 1056 would work.

Wyeast 1056 would work.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-24-2007, 07:03 PM
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This was my first beer to score over 40 in a...

This was my first beer to score over 40 in a comp. It was my best score untill my Sloppyknickers English Barleywine scored 45.
It may have done as well with a different yeast but if it ain't...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-17-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
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It's the only yeast that I'll use on my Imperial...

It's the only yeast that I'll use on my Imperial Stout.
Forum: General Techniques 02-11-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
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You may want to try some of the ale yeasts that...

You may want to try some of the ale yeasts that ferment clean to make a psuedolager. Wyeast and WhiteLabs american ale yeast would be a good choice or Wyeast scottish ale yeast or kolsch.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-03-2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
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I use only Safale-04 on my imperial stout and it...

I use only Safale-04 on my imperial stout and it is one of my better beers. It tastes great and has scored 40 in a couple of comps.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-22-2007, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
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In White Labs info on this yeast it says you can...

In White Labs info on this yeast it says you can go down to 50 to do other styles of lager. It is going to be slow going for any yeast at 42.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-20-2007, 04:55 PM
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Yes on the yeast. 90% pale ale malt ...

Yes on the yeast.

90% pale ale malt
5% crystal 40
5% honey malt (or victory)

75 IBUs of chinook or columbus for 60 minutes
15 IBUs of cascade for 20 minutes
then...
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