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  • All-grain BIAB, 6g batches.
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  • Posted in thread: Carbing psi lower than serving psi? on 01-20-2017 at 01:15 AM
    If it carbs to where you want it @ 8 psi, then I'd serve it there.

  • Posted in thread: Help finding recipe! on 01-18-2017 at 11:15 PM
    Here ya go...

  • Posted in thread: bourbon soaked oak chips in small batches on 01-18-2017 at 03:30 PM
    I would soak the chips in bourbon for a couple weeks and add just the oaked bourbon to the beer
    at time of packaging. That way you can put as much or as little as you need to get the oak
    taste you are...

  • Posted in thread: First time using a commercial starter on 01-18-2017 at 03:12 AM
    Not a bad idea..I wonder if there's is extract or via grain? Next time I use one, I'm going to
    check the gravity of it prior to diluting it. After mixing 16oz of it with 16 oz of water, the
    gravity is...

  • Posted in thread: Hoppy Wheat Stuck! on 01-16-2017 at 01:07 AM
    Thanks for the info. I am using a refractometer,...That's your problem right there.
    Refractometers are not even close to being accurate once alcohol is present and they will read
    way higher than actua...

  • Posted in thread: yeast/recipe questions on 01-15-2017 at 01:17 AM
    But if you cold crash for a day or two won't all the yeast flocculate?Most of the yeast will
    flocculate but there will still be some in suspension. It could take a week or more to reach
    near 100%. I'm...

  • Posted in thread: measuring yeast count after starter on 01-14-2017 at 06:28 PM
    So when the calculator says that I would have enough yeast with a 2L starter for a 5 gallon
    batch, should I make a 1L starter, and then a few days later (without decanting) add another
    1L? Is this how...

  • Posted in thread: First time using a commercial starter on 01-14-2017 at 03:13 AM
    I haven't used it either, but I'm pretty sure it's just canned high gravity wort that you
    dilute with water to make 1.040 for starters.Pros: Convenience, takes the hassle out of
    preparing starter wort...

  • Posted in thread: measuring yeast count after starter on 01-14-2017 at 02:58 AM
    So how would a brewery archive a 4,289 bill cell starter?Just like we do, but on a larger
    scale. They would start with a small starter and build up the cell count gradually using a
    succession of incre...

  • Posted in thread: Stretch out your yeast dollar? on 01-14-2017 at 02:47 AM
    Is the decant the good stuff or is the more solid looking stuff on the bottom the good
    stuff?decant = discard; pour down the drain

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