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Posted in thread: Rate my Crush on 08-03-2015 at 03:13 PM
Too coarse! Definitely for BIAB.Running through twice is not better than running through once
with the correct gap. I've gone to 0.030-0.032" for barley and 0.024-0.026" for wheat, rye, and
Posted in thread: Propagating yeast from a very small amount on 08-03-2015 at 01:30 AM
Depends on how much slurry you end up with after cold crashing. Use Mr. Malty and your
estimate. Is it safe to assume, after ramping up once or twice more, you will fill multiple
small jars, say 100ml...
Posted in thread: What are you doing with your AHA free hops? on 08-02-2015 at 03:46 PM
I paid for a two year membership in July and got squadoosh.I had to enter the promotional code
they'd sent me through email, when checking out. It was a bit of a trick to find out where to
put that co...
Posted in thread: Propagating yeast from a very small amount on 08-02-2015 at 03:32 PM
The main reason for glass is easier to clean and sanitize, and any jar with a smooth inside
will do. No shame in using 2 or more jars for larger volumes. Flasks are pricey and most
(sadly, not all) ha...
Posted in thread: Propagating yeast from a very small amount on 08-02-2015 at 02:17 PM
It shouldn't be screwed, yeast grows, you just may not see it.You've been pretty active here
and definitely not a novice. I'm sure you've seen and hopefully read the various threads on
Posted in thread: Need Advice for Keg Lid Leak on 08-02-2015 at 12:11 AM
Compressor, Refrigerant lines, electrical Not an option reallyActually the hump doesn't have
any of those embedded, but some maybe close, so one needs to be careful when cutting and seal
it up again. ...
Posted in thread: Strange color Star San concentrate? Would you use it? on 08-01-2015 at 03:28 PM
Yeah, old multi-range litmus paper works fine too. I think the target for a fresh solution is
pH 3, but could be as high as 3.5 depending on water composition (high alkalinity), and still
work as inte...
Posted in thread: Horrible off flavor. on 08-01-2015 at 02:50 PM
Just for the record, charcoal filters are a joke to remove chlorine for brewing as it can only
trickle, while it won't remove cloramines at all. 1/4 Campden tablet per 5 gallons (or an
Posted in thread: Fermented hot sauce on 08-01-2015 at 02:18 PM
That pellicle looks like a severe lacto infection.I don't know anything about making pepper
sauce, except that Tabasco is acidic. From what I read a proper acidic environment warts off
botulism, not s...
Posted in thread: Using fresh coriander question on 08-01-2015 at 12:47 PM
Thanks, I think I will try both types in different brews. I do one gallon batches so those are
a good size for experimenting. Just wasn't sure if green coriander would be bitter but doesn't