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Posted in thread: Expedited and Efficient Fermentation on 04-16-2013 at 12:36 PM
I can remember that there was a time when dry yeast was frowned upon in home brewing. I think
we need to give this technology at least a chance and see for ourselves one we can try them
out. I'm actua...
Posted in thread: Well water? on 04-03-2013 at 06:50 PM
For most places, well water tends to be higher in alkalinity and hardness. But it is also more
stable throughout the seasons. I'm getting 404 on the link.As for detecting seasonal changes, I
Posted in thread: Dumping Yeast in Septic on 04-02-2013 at 12:51 AM
I always dump my yeast into the septic. But I'm curious what knowable folks have to say about
Posted in thread: 4L starter in my primary ferm bucket? on 04-02-2013 at 12:49 AM
Why not make the starter in your fermenter? one less vessel to clean.Kai
Posted in thread: Shipping yeast on filter paper on 04-01-2013 at 09:01 PM
The problem is that you need to dry the yeast. You could try a food dehydrator if the temp
stays below 40 C. But that means an additional piece of equipment is needed. If the receiving
end knows how t...
Posted in thread: sparge buffering on 04-01-2013 at 07:38 PM
Is there any possiblity of excess tannin extraction from just running too much water through a
grain bed even if the ph doesnt go over 5.8? (tho i think that they are extracted below 5.8
just not in e...
Posted in thread: can it be done...lager starter on 03-31-2013 at 08:08 PM
It might be challenging with a 2l flask. Kai
Posted in thread: So BYO mag says we want pH 5.2-5.6 at MASH TEMP, not room temp. on 03-26-2013 at 05:31 PM
I was hoping that we can move away from the whole pH at mash temp discussion since it is
somewhat irrelevant. I don't even think that the 0.35 pH shift is correct.Kai
Posted in thread: So BYO mag says we want pH 5.2-5.6 at MASH TEMP, not room temp. on 03-25-2013 at 09:40 PM
Geez, I thought we were over that and the folks that write for BYO are knowledgeable enough to
that the 5.2-5.6 target applies to a room temp sample.I don't subscribe to BYO, so I should not
be the on...
Posted in thread: I can't get to my final gravity I'm looking for. on 03-25-2013 at 03:23 PM
did you do a Fast Ferment Test?Kai