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You guys did it the easy way! Wish I read this 18 months ago! I did 2 batches, one after the other because it didnt occur to me that I could wait a day. I just made 2 extract "kits". while the 1st was boiling, the 2nd was steeping. I wanted all of it to ferment together for uniformity or consistancy. it was all for a party. My problem though, was bottling. I ...
A lot of commercial breweries do that. Most that I know pitch a normal, or slightly larger, amount of yeast for the first batch. By the time the second is added, there has been enough yeast growth to accommodate it.
In traditional Cider production in Hardander in Norway only wild yeast from fruit are used alone. This will not hurt the taste as long as you are a pedantic regarding cleanliness. An advantage to using commercial yeast is that they will often suppress wild yeast from impurities as well and give a better, faster result. By increasing the alcohol level ...
Stevenson's screens are overkill for home brewers. If I understand the utility of them, they are used to keep your utensils and tools clean and clear of the elements of brewing outside. Most of these elements will not effect the outcome of your beer to such a dramatic level that you should be concerned enough to warrant using this sort of containment. ...
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