Last Activity:11-18-2011 5:29 PM
Posted in thread: The Twin (and Conflicting?) Aims of a Starter on 11-09-2011 at 03:04 PM
Yeast replication mainly happens in the first 24 hours. You're not seeing the band on the
bottom just means it's still in suspension.
Posted in thread: Digitally track your fermentation on 10-24-2011 at 09:55 PM
I believe Austin Home brew sell gravity marbles that drop to the bottom when the gravity goes
below a certain point.
Posted in thread: Commercial Beer Yeast Harvest List on 10-21-2011 at 02:29 PM
I've harvested from Pyramid Hefeweizen.
Posted in thread: Wild Brett? on 06-03-2011 at 05:13 PM
So I was messing around with agar plates leaving a few outside for a few hours to see what I
got. At first there wasn't much, but after a few days I had one that had something that looked
like yeast s...
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 06-01-2011 at 08:54 PM
Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 05-24-2011 at 01:32 PM
Another thought, if you had access to sterile tubes/plates, could you just pressure cook a
bottle containing all of your agar agar to sterilize and then pour plates or pour into tubes?
I'm guessing th...
Posted in thread: DIY Malting Gone Wrong on 05-23-2011 at 06:46 PM
My book says about using an oast (air drying), they say to do a CO2 bath first though to kill
the grain. Maybe you're getting more hot break? I wouldn't worry unless it's still there in a
week or 2.
Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 05-18-2011 at 01:30 PM
NP. If you want a cheap source let me know and I'll pm you the site where I got mine (~50c
Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 05-18-2011 at 05:13 AM
The White Labs viles aren't any good, they melt a bit and turn white so you can't see through
Posted in thread: DIY Malting Gone Wrong on 05-03-2011 at 08:29 PM
Check out "The Homebrewer's Garden" ISBN:9781580170109 (if you haven't already) it has a
section on growing, malting and roasting grain.I've never malted, but a couple of possibilities
I noticed as I ...