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Old 06-06-2012, 05:54 PM   #11
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The yeast cake looked just about like cooked ground beef
I see, there's your problem right there! You're supposed to add the sirloin AFTER primary fermentation is complete, not before. Silly rabbit, adjuncts are for kids.


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Old 06-06-2012, 06:01 PM   #12
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No. I've never seen that. You're doing some funky stuff. There's nothing wrong with doing funky stuff, but I preferred doing basic stuff first then matriculating to the more adventurous stuff. Without the basics, you really have no experience on which to draw when you're making decisions like how to re-use grain, re-use yeast, etc.

That's my .02. Good luck with the ground beef thing.
washing and reusing yeast is funky stuff?


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Old 06-06-2012, 06:12 PM   #13
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washing and reusing yeast is funky stuff?
No...just look for his other recent thread. Have you ever re-used grain...not a parti-gyle mind you, but literally saved old grain and rebrewed with it? That's pretty funky. And again, I said in my OP that there's nothing wrong with it, then stated what I preferred to do.

Funky is a subjective word. I chose how to use it. Sue me.
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Old 06-06-2012, 06:53 PM   #14
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Funky is a subjective word. I chose how to use it. Sue me.
I agree. The OP had that thread about reused grain and something else, right. No matter how 'subjective' the term funky may be, one's bound to get some funk in their brew when they reuse spent grain as part of the grist.
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Old 06-06-2012, 06:58 PM   #15
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No...just look for his other recent thread. Have you ever re-used grain...not a parti-gyle mind you, but literally saved old grain and rebrewed with it? That's pretty funky. And again, I said in my OP that there's nothing wrong with it, then stated what I preferred to do.

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ah i hadn't seen his other threads
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Old 06-06-2012, 07:18 PM   #16
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I had some US-05 I used for a stout that came out looking like what I imagine yours did, at least in terms of texture. Mine was much lighter in color, probably a bit closer to the cottage cheese example. In any case, it was quite unpleasant to behold. My krausen did fall, however.

I've been through 6 fermentations now, each one different in its own way, and the 4 of those I've tasted in their final state have all been enjoyable. It's like a snowflake. Or a fingerprint. Or, rather often, sort of like excrement.
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Old 06-06-2012, 09:46 PM   #17
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ah i hadn't seen his other threads
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you really have no experience on which to draw when you're making decisions like how to re-use grain, re-use yeast, etc.
I guess you missed this part of your post too.
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I see, there's your problem right there! You're supposed to add the sirloin AFTER primary fermentation is complete, not before. Silly rabbit, adjuncts are for kids.
Lmao HanksBrewer, thats funny, I was almost thinking I was suppose to add hamburger helper to it.

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I had some US-05 I used for a stout that came out looking like what I imagine yours did, at least in terms of texture. Mine was much lighter in color, probably a bit closer to the cottage cheese example. In any case, it was quite unpleasant to behold. My krausen did fall, however.

I've been through 6 fermentations now, each one different in its own way, and the 4 of those I've tasted in their final state have all been enjoyable. It's like a snowflake. Or a fingerprint. Or, rather often, sort of like excrement.
Nice zeg, The yeast I had this happen on was US-05 too.

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