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Posted in thread: Yeast Starter on 06-07-2015 at 12:30 AM
I wouldn't worry about it for your first brew. Keep it simple for your first go.Also most of
the kits have a packet of dry yeast. For dry yeast you don't need a starter anyway.
Posted in thread: Dry hopping in the keg on 06-07-2015 at 12:28 AM
I use this screen when I oak or dry hop in the keg. Just chunk them in there and the screen
will keep them out of the dip tube.
Posted in thread: Water Chemistry - I'm Just Not Getting It on 06-07-2015 at 12:14 AM
Thanks Ryush. I'm sort of following now. It still seems quite counter-intuitive though. I mean,
it seems more natural to design your beer then adjust your water to suit. Not the other way
round. (Or m...
Posted in thread: Water Chemistry - I'm Just Not Getting It on 06-05-2015 at 03:49 AM
The residual alkalinity IS the result of a big nasty equation. Basically it calculates the
effective alkalinity (essentially your carbonates, bicarbonates, and your hydroxides minus your
Posted in thread: Yeast starter for barley wine on 05-22-2015 at 03:19 AM
Thanks for the quick reply, so you're saying keep my 1 quart starter, then make a separate 1
gallon starter? I only have one smack pack?I just need to know how to add more to my starter?
Do I do the D...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter for barley wine on 05-22-2015 at 03:05 AM
I would honestly forget a random post you found and use something like to determine what you
need to do. For example, assuming you're making a 5 gallon batch and your OG is going to be
1.100 then yo...
Posted in thread: cold crashing too long? on 05-22-2015 at 02:52 AM
It's definitely not a problem assuming we're not talking several months. Even then I wouldn't
be too worried about it. Your beer will probably end up very clear and maybe a little more
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