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Posted in thread: How many original recipes have you brewed? on 06-28-2014 at 03:18 AM
I've got about 9 unique beer recipes.4 of which I'm happy with and got where I wanted on the
first try(Pale Ale, dunkleweizen, & a partigyle RIS/porter). My white whale is a chocolate
stout. I can't s...
Posted in thread: Do I have the process right? [noob] on 06-25-2014 at 05:14 AM
The whole thing is good for 1-10 gallons. If you're trying to be super cheap you can eye ball
half the pack but at a buck or two per sachet it's not worth the hassle to most people. Once
you open it t...
Posted in thread: Yeast Cell Density Meter on 06-25-2014 at 04:04 AM
I would need viability measurements to be useful to me... A simple addition and brief exposure
time to methylene blue prior to measurement will give you what you want. you've got the time,
Posted in thread: Yeast Cell Density Meter on 06-24-2014 at 09:38 PM
Turbidity is correct.Automatic cell counters work by shining a certain color light through the
solution and measuring how much makes it. Then using some empirical data you convert percent
Posted in thread: 99 Problems and BIAB is one on 06-24-2014 at 05:53 PM
I have had a few batches of what seemed like it was going to be my best batch ever go sour -
and I think its because I waited over night to pitch yeast. It sounds like some portion of your
Posted in thread: Do I have the process right? [noob] on 06-24-2014 at 05:35 PM
If you're going to store the cider in non-pressure rated vessels you should definitely cold
crash and rack the cider. That is:- Put your fermentation vessel in the fridge 8-12hrs- Siphon
or gently pou...
Posted in thread: 99 Problems and BIAB is one on 06-24-2014 at 05:16 PM
So, quick follow up question, how long can you let wort sit in an airlock sealed carboy before
it's no longer safe to pitch the yeast? If you can control the storage process and wort
transfer process ...
Posted in thread: CO2 gauge readings are off on 06-24-2014 at 07:15 AM
Is there anything in the tank? Try pressing the pin in with your finger or a pen. If there's
anything in the tank you shouldn't be able to. It sounds like you got more than a few kegs out
of your cyli...
Posted in thread: Do I have the process right? [noob] on 06-24-2014 at 06:59 AM
Bread yeast hit their alcohol tolerance at 10-12% if you treat them really nice and give them
plenty of nutrients. Instead of throwing it out, I'd dilute it with another liter or so of
apple juice. Do...
Posted in thread: Completely Lost on 06-22-2014 at 01:03 PM
Not everyone learns easily by reading, don't worry about it!There are plenty of youtube
channels dedicated to learning to brew, talking about brewing, and displaying recipes.
cider:Mead Making interve...