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Posted in thread: More questions for first AB brew day! on 05-25-2012 at 12:31 PM
I saw a guy who had a MLT with out a drain. He had a manifold and a pipe rising up out of the
MLT which he put some clear hose on and since your not concerned with sanitation he started the
flow by sy...
Posted in thread: Starter forming over for a day on 05-19-2012 at 07:24 PM
What is the expected OG? how long until you brew. Last time I did a strong beer, the intended
OG was going to be 1.080, it went 1.094 due to better efficiency (I thought higher strength
would lead me ...
Posted in thread: Starter forming over for a day on 05-19-2012 at 06:02 PM
I had that problem quite a bit before I up graded my flask. I did an experiment where I caught
the excess yeast, I probably lost about 20% of my yeast. The problem with Ales is as they are
Posted in thread: Too much yeast? on 05-19-2012 at 05:58 PM
What NordeastBrewer77 said so eloquently said could also be described said is a couple of
sentences. Such as:Don't worry about what the recipe says for yeast, go off the science of it,
calculate how m...
Posted in thread: Taking hydrometer readings from fermenter on 05-19-2012 at 03:26 PM
I have found different yeasts will behave so differently and different brews (OG mash temp) can
make the same yeast behave differently, that I take a couple of readings though out the
process, I find ...
Posted in thread: Pressure gauge mounted in bottle cap on 05-19-2012 at 12:13 PM
I agree with what Bobby says here I was discussing why bottled conditioned beer takes longer to
than just the time for the yeast to consume the sugar to be properly carbonated and have nice
Posted in thread: Starter Question on 05-05-2012 at 07:10 PM
Shaking is a great way to oxygenate your wort however the yeast will consume that quite quickly
as air and shaking will only lead to 10ppm O2 in solution no matter how hard you shake it. To
Posted in thread: Brass Vs Stainless?? on 05-05-2012 at 02:16 PM
I use brass on my HLT but stainless on everything else. HLT is just hot water so acid leaching
of lead should not be a problem. Clem
Posted in thread: Starter Question on 05-05-2012 at 02:10 PM
That OG is going to be a little high, people apply the 10:1 ratio by weight to this is easily
done in with the metric system eg 1 liter with 100gram of DME. The target OG is 1.040, although
it sounds ...
Posted in thread: Stepping up yeast starter on 05-05-2012 at 01:49 PM
There are a few different references that I used to educate myself about stepping up yeast when
I started slanting yeast. A simple one is billy brew scientific one is Maltose falcon website