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Title: Just Thinking
Post by: yoeman on March 08, 2011, 05:34:26 AM
I'm making an I.P.A. with a target O.G. of 1.111, i dont know if the recipe is right, it's first time i'm trying it. But, it calls for wyeast 1051 AMERICAN ALE ( 1 pack ). And after 2nd ferm., 3 days before bottling add another pack of yeast. The I.P.A.'s  F.G. ending with 1.026, and peaks at 3-8 mo. The wyeast, says it has 100 billion cells, good for O.G. 1.060 or less. Should I add both packs in the beginning or hope my friend's recipe was wrote out correctly?
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: a10t2 on March 08, 2011, 05:40:47 AM
For that OG, you'd want four packs, or a starter.
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: yoeman on March 08, 2011, 06:09:23 AM
Have you ever heard of piching yeast during 2nd ferm.? I know every cal. tells me to add more yeast. I would hate to over feed the yeast. What about adding Wyeast Beer Nutrient ?
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: jamminbrew on March 08, 2011, 06:15:13 AM
Have you ever heard of piching yeast during 2nd ferm.?
I've heard of this bein done with stuck fermentations.  I don't know what the overall effect on your beer would be though... (flavor/aroma?)
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: majorvices on March 08, 2011, 12:27:48 PM
You should add all your yeast at the beginning, when the conditions are more favorable for them to multiply, rather than to add them in the middle of fermentation when conditions are less favorable. For  a beer like this you best bet is to brew  a lower gravity pale ale and use than slurry for your super high gravity ale.
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: bluesman on March 08, 2011, 12:31:36 PM
You should add all your yeast at the beginning, when the conditions are more favorable for them to multiply, rather than to add them in the middle of fermentation when conditions are less favorable. For  a beer like this you best bet is to brew  a lower gravity pale ale and use than slurry for your super high gravity ale.

+1

You can't beat growler of fresh slurry for a big beer like this.

...or 2-3 packs of S05.
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: yoeman on March 08, 2011, 04:13:04 PM
I was thinking something didn't sound right. A 1 and  4 can get mixed up. But, putting yeast in second ferm  :o  Maybe his got stuck. Thanks for the advise.
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: denny on March 08, 2011, 04:26:02 PM
And an OG of 1.111 ain't no IPA!
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: dbeechum on March 08, 2011, 06:10:15 PM
And an OG of 1.111 ain't no IPA!

Denny Conn, style Nazi.  :o
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: denny on March 08, 2011, 06:39:20 PM
And an OG of 1.111 ain't no IPA!

Denny Conn, style Nazi.  :o

I firmly believe that you can make anything you want with any ingredients you want, but if you don't call it what it is then there's a lack of communication.  Just like you can call a pig a poodle, but no one will know what you're talking about.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrSWNvHD1R8 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrSWNvHD1R8)
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: tschmidlin on March 08, 2011, 06:42:31 PM
Am I the only one who's getting all green screen on youtube lately?
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: denny on March 08, 2011, 06:50:58 PM
Well, I haven't checked with _everyone_, but it's OK for me!  ;)
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: dbeechum on March 08, 2011, 06:57:43 PM
Am I the only one who's getting all green screen on youtube lately?

It's the ghosts of scientists past telling you to get your degree done.
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: dbeechum on March 08, 2011, 07:01:58 PM
Just like you can call a pig a poodle, but no one will know what you're talking about.

(http://imagemacros.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/your_opinion.jpg)
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: denny on March 08, 2011, 07:17:02 PM
:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: tschmidlin on March 08, 2011, 07:19:10 PM
Am I the only one who's getting all green screen on youtube lately?

It's the ghosts of scientists past telling you to get your degree done.
Ouch! ;D

I'm working right now, waiting for a script to finish . . . really, I am!
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: a10t2 on March 08, 2011, 09:12:32 PM
From now on I will read everything Drew posts in The Dude's voice.
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: dbeechum on March 08, 2011, 09:23:14 PM
I wish.. Denny sounds more like the dude than I ever could.

Although the Big Lebowski did spark a funny conversation the other week as we drove from LA to San Francisco. The whole car load of guys agreed that it was indeed ok for a man to be envious and desirous of Sam Elliot's mustache as evidenced by the Big Lebowski.

Also, I developed a movie corollary that needs checking. I believe that in any movie that Sam Elliot appears in sans mustache, he's a shady character or out right the bad guy. Mustache = good guy.
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: denny on March 08, 2011, 09:33:17 PM
Sam Elliot lives here these days....I see him every once in a while. 
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: majorvices on March 08, 2011, 10:05:39 PM
From now on I will read everything Drew posts in The Dude's voice.

It's gonna be hard for me since I always figured he sounded like Gomer Pyle.
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: denny on March 08, 2011, 10:15:32 PM
From now on I will read everything Drew posts in The Dude's voice.

It's gonna be hard for me since I always figured he sounded like Gomer Pyle.

Dude, where you live EVERYBODY sounds like Gomer Pyle!   ;D
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: tschmidlin on March 08, 2011, 10:21:42 PM
From now on I will read everything Drew posts in The Dude's voice.

It's gonna be hard for me since I always figured he sounded like Gomer Pyle.

Dude, where you live EVERYBODY sounds like Gomer Pyle!   ;D
I guess that was a compliment ;)
Title: Re: Just Thinking
Post by: majorvices on March 08, 2011, 10:33:18 PM
From now on I will read everything Drew posts in The Dude's voice.

It's gonna be hard for me since I always figured he sounded like Gomer Pyle.

Dude, where you live EVERYBODY sounds like Gomer Pyle!   ;D

NO. Every one here sounds like Larry the Cable Guy.  ;)