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Posted in thread: re-using yeast on 01-30-2016 at 03:49 PM
Yes, you can do that. Or you can save yeast from the primary. It's usually best to make a
starter from the harvested yeast, but you can pitch directly into new wort if you prefer. Mr.
Malty has a desc...
Posted in thread: Large Starters on 01-13-2016 at 04:57 AM
I use glass jugs. I hand picked them from a few dozen and chose ones that had flatter bottoms
though. Fruit stands and orchards are a good place to look for empty jug buys. Not really an
option this t...
Posted in thread: Liquid Yeast Sux on 01-12-2016 at 03:34 AM
Liquid yeast most certainly does not suck. Check the dates on the packs and get fresh ones. If
they don't have any, come back later. If you buy online, call the vendor and ask about the
dates. I do th...
Posted in thread: Storage at room temperature - kegs vs bottles on 01-11-2016 at 03:27 AM
1. The beer should keep well in kegs, I wouldn't worry about it.2. Sounds fine to me.
Posted in thread: Questions on primary only brewing on 01-11-2016 at 03:00 AM
Primary only is perfectly fine. 3-4 weeks is typical for me. 6 wouldn't be a problem at all.
Just crash once you're sure it's done and keg it up. And yes, you would be dry hopping in the
bucket after ...
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Posted in thread: Using dried whole hops on 08-16-2014 at 01:12 PM
sorry to bump an old thread, but i have a question on this topic - is this ratio based on fresh
(wet) whole hops or dried whole hops? i'm growing my own hops for the first time this year, and
plan on ...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter dead? on 07-12-2014 at 12:46 AM
Not to hijack the thread here, but I've got a batch going right now. I'm using White Labs
yeast, but it's a few months out of date. I read on their site that yeast can live for longer
than their "use ...