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Offline flbrewer

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YEAST Cake in beer
« on: January 08, 2014, 06:30:24 AM »
Bottling a small one gallon batch and I ended up siphoning a lot of the yeast cake. Should I let this re-settle and then bottle or just bottle?
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Re: Cake in beer
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2014, 06:55:26 AM »
You should be fine just bottling. Just let it settle a few minutes in your bottling bucket. The less you handle the beer, the better.

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Re: Cake in beer
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2014, 07:52:05 AM »
I agree... let it settle then bottle away.  You'll want to leave most of the yeast behind... but alittle will be fine...  I would probably cold crash it for a day or so to drop out the yeast quicker... but I'm anal lol.
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Re: Cake in beer
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2014, 09:05:43 AM »
oh good, your subject line made me think you were going a different direction. 
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Re: Cake in beer
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2014, 09:09:57 AM »
oh good, your subject line made me think you were going a different direction.
It made me want to experiment... Next time I have left over cake I know what I'm going to make a 1 gallon batch of!
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Re: Cake in beer
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2014, 09:25:39 AM »
oh good, your subject line made me think you were going a different direction.
It made me want to experiment... Next time I have left over cake I know what I'm going to make a 1 gallon batch of!

what the hell is left over cake? 8)
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Re: Cake in beer
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2014, 09:33:46 AM »
Indeed... Guess I'll never be able to experiment with this one. lol
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Re: Cake in beer
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2014, 01:42:44 PM »
oh good, your subject line made me think you were going a different direction.
It made me want to experiment... Next time I have left over cake I know what I'm going to make a 1 gallon batch of!

I'm still trying to figure out how to add cake as in ingredient in BeerSmith... (I guess it'd be a Specialty Grain?)
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Re: Cake in beer
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2014, 02:16:37 PM »
oh good, your subject line made me think you were going a different direction.
It made me want to experiment... Next time I have left over cake I know what I'm going to make a 1 gallon batch of!

I'm still trying to figure out how to add cake as in ingredient in BeerSmith... (I guess it'd be a Specialty Grain?)
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Re: Cake in beer
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2014, 03:12:10 PM »
LOL, I'll be more specific with my subject line next time!


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Re: Cake in beer
« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2014, 03:22:21 PM »
oh good, your subject line made me think you were going a different direction.
It made me want to experiment... Next time I have left over cake I know what I'm going to make a 1 gallon batch of!

I'm still trying to figure out how to add cake as in ingredient in BeerSmith... (I guess it'd be a Specialty Grain?)
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cake_(band)
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Re: YEAST Cake in beer
« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2014, 08:56:21 PM »
Let them drink cake!