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Posted in thread: Cream of Three Crops (Cream Ale) on 06-06-2014 at 12:10 AM
18 hours after pitching.
Posted in thread: Cream of Three Crops (Cream Ale) on 06-05-2014 at 03:43 PM
Brewed 5gallons yesterday. Didn't have Willamette hops so i subd in Saaz. Pitched with Wyeast
Kolsch II yeast in a 1.6L starter. Did a 2 hour Mash @148, had to run out for a bit, then
boiled 60 min. O...
Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 04-09-2014 at 12:35 AM
My method is to put in a 400* oven for 90 minutes.To use dry heat to sterilize you need to rest
for 24 hours then repeat this process for a total of 3x. Its called Tyndallization. Spores from
Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 04-09-2014 at 12:27 AM
Your really not supposed to sterlize plates in the pressure cooker, as the process creates too
much condensation. You are supposed to use dry heat to sterlize.This isn't necessarily true.
Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 04-02-2014 at 12:56 AM
I usually add 10 ml sterile wort to the slant and shake. Then let sit for 24-48 hours until I
start to see signs of fermentation. Then transfer to 90 ml of sterile wort.Sent from my Galaxy
Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 03-30-2014 at 04:52 AM
Well, they may not be pretty, but what's is the purpose of the slants... To grow and store
yeast. If the year are growing in there, and nothing else, then you should be fine. Next time
add more agar t...
Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 03-21-2014 at 08:15 PM
For my slants, I was using the original recipe of 35g DME, 400ml water, 2.5g Agar. I got the
powdered Agar from cynmar. It was only store loose for about a day after slanting, maybe it
needed more? I ...
Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 03-20-2014 at 12:31 AM
Gave slanting a try, here's a pic of my first attempt. I dunno, it doesn't look as good as
everyone elses slants, kinda watery and not a whole lot of yeast growth. Not sure if I'm doing
Posted in thread: Is this a lactose infection? on 03-06-2014 at 06:50 PM
Ah, then just sanitize well.Sent from my Nexus 7 using Home Brew mobile app
Posted in thread: Is this a lactose infection? on 03-06-2014 at 04:16 PM
If anything, it may be brettanomyces. What you saw may be the start of a pellicle. Its a
coating on top of the beer that Brett produces as a response to oxygen exposure. If that's the
case, you will l...