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Posted in thread: Wyest Activator Yeast question on 05-03-2010 at 02:39 AM
I wouldn't worry about it at all unless you go close to a week without any activity. With a
smack pack it's better to use a starter but the idea is that you shouldn't. While there's
plenty of yeast in...
Posted in thread: Vector Assistance on 12-14-2009 at 02:10 PM
I've used vector magic in the past when I needed something to be cleaned up some. Great little
program, don't know if I'd buy it but when your on the road working on something it's a nice
Posted in thread: WLP072 French Ale on 11-20-2009 at 12:50 AM
I just got two vials of it today and I plan on using one of them in a farmhouse style ale as
well. Knowing me though I may split up a stout recipe and use a vial on a half batch to see
what it tastes ...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter/wort on 11-10-2009 at 03:19 AM
Just get some dry malt extract and boil it for 15 minutes to get a decent wort. Chill down to
70 and pitch your yeast.
Posted in thread: How long will white labs vial last? on 11-10-2009 at 02:41 AM
This past August I found a White Labs 004 vial in the back of my fridge that expired in March
of this year. I completely forgot it was back there and figured I'd see if there was anything
left in ther...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 11-06-2009 at 07:38 PM
Belgian StoutBasically taking my standard Imp Stout recipe and throwing it onto a cake of White
Labs 575. Should be fun.
Posted in thread: New member/AG from Philly Burbs on 11-06-2009 at 07:32 PM
Welcome to the site. My gf is in Newtown Square so I'm down your way quite a bit mostly hanging
around Iron Hill in Media. That's a pretty big step going from kits to AG, good luck.
Posted in thread: Do you support your LHBS? on 11-04-2009 at 03:05 PM
My LHBS store is more of a wine making establishment than it is beer and the staff definitely
leans in that direction. The prices for grain are higher than just about everywhere you go and
the help tr...
Posted in thread: Denny Conn's Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter on 11-01-2009 at 09:42 PM
I'll second the Maker's Mark. Did my 1st batch with Jack Daniels and didn't really like it.
Makers Mark just finishes better for me.
Posted in thread: NHL free agency day - July 1st on 07-01-2009 at 07:25 PM
I can't follow free agency this year seeing how the Flyers got Pronger on Friday. But Chicago
over spent on Hossa but he is just what that team needed.