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Posted in thread: Alpha Acid Tesing advice on 09-19-2011 at 06:29 PM
I will soon be harvesting my hops and plan on using a lab to test for the the % AA using the
ASBC method involving a spectrophotometer. I was wondering if anyone has done this lab analysis
on their ow...
Posted in thread: Remove Solder from copper coil on 06-22-2011 at 01:52 AM
I'm finishing building a fermentaion fridge that I've used an old water cooler compressor for
cooling it. I've run into the problem that the copper pipes that comes off of it( the exchange
area for co...
Posted in thread: Hop spacing issue on 06-10-2011 at 05:03 PM
I think I'll just leave them for the summer then since they are already both above 6 ft tall
and then tranplant them in the fall. Thank you for the help
Posted in thread: Hop spacing issue on 06-09-2011 at 10:52 PM
So I purchased 1 mt hood and 1 Golding rhizome last summer and grew them in pots. Around the
end of the summer I put them in the ground and let them grow a little before it got cold. I
intended to hav...
Posted in thread: Pilsner Recipe question on 12-30-2010 at 11:03 PM
I guess i worded my question wrong, I really was wondering about about things I could do to
have a little bit of sweetness in my beer after fermentation. Usually when I mash i mash at
lower temps to g...
Posted in thread: Pilsner Recipe question on 12-30-2010 at 07:19 PM
The other week I was out in Montana and I tried the Pilsner from Bayern Brewing Company. It was
medium bodied and a good balance between bitterness and maltyness for a pils, it also had a
Posted in thread: Old frozen yeast viability = good on 06-25-2010 at 03:22 AM
What was your glycerin/water/yeast ratio? I just froze some yeast (wlp029) and I unfroze one
after 2 weeks and it took off after 1 day, but 13 months is good to hear. I mixed 5 ml of 15%
Posted in thread: K-Nex Centrifuge on 06-22-2010 at 12:05 AM
I was preparing yeast for freezing the otherday and thinking how a centrifuge would be useful.
Then I remembered one of my favorite toys as a kid...K-Nex calculated the rpm's to be around
350 to 400 ...
Posted in thread: yeast washing on 06-15-2010 at 03:08 AM
I actually took a sample of the bottom layer and made a small starter and it was fermenting
away within 24 hours. So I used larger amounts of water to wash the bottom layer more and after