Last Activity:04-20-2014 8:30 PM
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Posted in thread: Brewersfriend VS Beersmith calculators on 04-20-2014 at 04:17 PM
I've never liked Beersmith's yeast calculations. Brewer's Friend and YeastCalc both show 608
billion as how much you have. That's the Probrewer 1.25 (Ale, or High Gravity Ale) recommended
rate. So you...
Posted in thread: Maris Otter/Citra SMaSH (w/ homemade crystal) on 04-20-2014 at 02:59 PM
If you buy 2-row, crystal, chocolate, etc. from the same malting company they are likely from
the the "same malt." The real point to a Single Malt and Single Hop is to let both stand out to
see what t...
Posted in thread: Ammonia odor from yeast nutrient? on 04-19-2014 at 07:42 PM
Nothing to worry about as wonderbread23 said its just the DAP. It'll be 'used up' (insert
biological/chemical reaction here) by the yeast so no bad things after fermentation.
Posted in thread: Viable Cells: dry vs liquid on 04-13-2014 at 06:56 PM
The amounts listed are minimum number of viable cells at packaging. If you look hard enough you
can find the resources where people used microscopes to count cells and found significantly
more than th...
Posted in thread: Food grade Container for fermentation. on 04-13-2014 at 06:42 PM
The first ingredient in the shellac containers is ethanol. I hope that doesn't cause problems.
Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewThe reason we ferment wort is to make ethanol... :mug:
Posted in thread: Yeast Killers on 04-12-2014 at 01:22 AM
Looks like nothing in there to hurt yeast, but with artificial sweeteners instead of sugars
there is nothing for the yeast to ferment...
Posted in thread: Rebel IPA, Sam's West Coast Interpretation on 04-03-2014 at 01:18 AM
What 'east coast' IPA is malty? Lagunitas on the west coast has the 'maltiest' ipa's by far
that I have ever had. Green Flash West Coast IPA has 8% carapils and 8% carastan so 16% crystal
malts and it...
Posted in thread: BYO Vermont Recipes from Oct 2013 Issue on 04-03-2014 at 12:50 AM
I've got to brew that Abner sometime, sounds delicious. Or maybe cut out the corn sugar and
scale it down to Edward size. Someday I might need to go to Vermont just to try these brews
Posted in thread: My old Simcoe . . . (still viable)? on 04-01-2014 at 03:07 AM
what do they smell like? If they still smell okay go for it.+1
Posted in thread: Calling Accuflex Bev-Seal Ultra (3/16) experts on 03-28-2014 at 11:21 PM
I got the one to the ball-lock end with just 2 tries of the heatgun and screwdriver, it was
getting it on the shank end that just wouldn't happen. It was mostly the inner layer jamming in
on itself ca...