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Posted in thread: How do I make more yeast for my three beers? on 03-02-2014 at 12:57 PM
If you're ok brewing them in sequence, you can certainly reuse the yeast from one batch to the
next. Search for a thread "yeast washing illustrated" for best results. It's a stickie in the
Yeast and F...
Posted in thread: Official Broken Carboy Count. on 03-01-2014 at 05:08 PM
My number has been called27 + 1 =28182954No wort, beer, or blood loss; it happened as I was
pouring rinse water out post-PBW soak. This was about the best possible scenario.
Posted in thread: New Enthusiast Looking for a Belgian Tripel Recipe on 02-23-2014 at 12:40 PM
A tripel is high alcohol and therefore needs a good healthy yeast pitch and fermentation
control. I'd recommend starting with a simpler style to start. Try Northern Brewer's Patersbier
kit. Very basic...
Posted in thread: Base malt experiment on 02-22-2014 at 09:56 PM
Third/final batch was brewed this morning. This one used well water which was boiled ahead of
time with gypsum added to aid precipitating out the carbonates. That was actually done 3 weeks
ago and dec...
Posted in thread: CO2 in China... on 02-21-2014 at 12:45 PM
I refilled tanks several times while I lived in Shanghai without a problem. But I completely
understand your reservations. I stuck with using my plant's gas supplier, because I had some
confidence in ...
Posted in thread: Base malt experiment on 02-18-2014 at 03:36 AM
I finally got started on my next step, comparing water sources. My efficiency had dropped about
8% since moving back from China. I had changed to an electric HERMS, home-brew store mill, and
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Posted in thread: Almost empty keg has a harsh metallic taste at first on 01-28-2014 at 05:45 AM
I've seen folks with the temp probe submersed in water inside the freezer. Mine is just
dangling in the air. I should check the surface temp of a keg to see how different it is. In my
basement with ra...
Posted in thread: Mashing in...Water or grain first? on 01-26-2014 at 04:39 PM
When using a cooler MLT, I milled the grain directly into it, then added water. Now I have an
electric HERMS, so I fill with water, bring to temp, then add grain. I actually have more
problems with do...
Posted in thread: Accidental malt swap - oh no, or oh boy? on 01-24-2014 at 05:41 AM
More than likely the wheat extract is only 50/50 wheat/pils or 2-row, so it might not be as big
of an error as you may have thought. I think you'll be quite happy with the results.