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This might be Shepody’s next ‘special brew’

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Yeast Starters 101

I briefly considered making a video on yeast starters, but there’s no way I can make anything approaching this one. Enjoy. For future reference, it’s about 3/4 cup of DME per litre of water.

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English ale yeasts

The local LHBS carries various yeasts: beer, wine, dry, liquid. You name the fermented beverage and they probably stock it. I’ve found that the quality of dry ale yeasts has improved significantly over the past 10 years or so, especially … Continue reading

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Marmite Guinness? Guinness Marmite?

I have no idea what Marmite tastes like, but from what I hear, you either love it or you hate it. Whatever the opinion may be, what Marmite is is a supposedly nutritious British foodstuff that is made from the … Continue reading

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Yeast Washing

So the club mild ale is now kegged. I did it last night. Using the Beano method I actually got it to drop down to 1.012, which is about 70% attenuation. I probably could have kept it going for a … Continue reading

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Yeast strain comparison chart

I came across this great yeast comparison chart the other day and just had to share it here. Bryan Peretto, of the “Knights of the Mashing Fork” put this together and posted it on their website. Some substitutions are exact … Continue reading

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New Strains from Wyeast

Looks like this Wyeast 1469 is most likely the Timothy Taylor strain. Time to do a Landlord!  Wyeast 1469 West Yorkshire Ale From a well-known and highly regarded brewery in Keighley, West Yorkshire, England. Full chewy malt flavor and character, … Continue reading

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Rogue Pacman Ale Yeast

  Rogue Pacman Ale Yeastâ„¢ Available to Homebrewers for the First Time! John Maier, Brewmaster at Rogue Ales has generously agreed to release his proprietary Pacman Ale Yeastâ„¢ to the homebrewing public. “Pacman is really great yeast; everything about it … Continue reading

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