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Posted in thread: mini fridge or freezer for fermentation chamber? on 05-12-2015 at 02:19 PM
Hey guys, I'm trying to decide which unit is best to get for a fermentation chamber. First of
all, I tend to think buying a new model might be best, since a used model could crap out on my
after a wee...
Posted in thread: Smack pack left out of fridge - ok? on 02-07-2015 at 07:43 PM
Posted in thread: Smack pack left out of fridge - ok? on 02-07-2015 at 07:15 PM
Hello all, I looked at Wyeast's online FAQ, but couldn't find the info I seek.So, I left a
newly purchased smack pack out (72f)for 9 hours. Big deal? I don't really think so, but just
wanted to make s...
Posted in thread: Cali common vs Bohemian lager on 06-20-2014 at 05:46 PM
Hey all, I plan to brew a pilsneresque beer, and will use either wyeast Cali lager, or wyeast
Bohemian lager (apparently capable of fermenting at as high as 22 Celsius) since I need to
ferment at 17-1...
Posted in thread: SF/Cali lager sitting at 66f+ post fermentation. Problems? on 04-16-2014 at 02:57 AM
Hey,so I brewed a Helles-esque recipe 9 days ago, pitched at about 55f, up to 59f after 24rs,
and after 48hrs the temps bounced between 59-64 (which is acceptable for this yeast strain) for
another 2 ...
Posted in thread: Safale us-05 fail - what next? on 03-11-2013 at 09:31 AM
Also, regarding Mr Malty's dry yeast calculator, The yeast pitching calculator over at brewer's
friend says that mr malty estimates 20 billion cells per gram of dry yeast whereas danstart and
Posted in thread: Safale us-05 fail - what next? on 03-11-2013 at 09:17 AM
Thanks for the replies guys, When I say medium high, I mean 69c. I know for most peoples
systems that would be considered straight up too high, but having used 1056 several times
before if I mash at 6...
Posted in thread: Safale us-05 fail - what next? on 03-10-2013 at 10:23 PM
Hey all, I fermented 3.25 gallons of an IPA (1.071 OG, mashed medium high) with 2 pkts of
us-05. Second pkt was added two days after the first - I decided to add the second because I
realized that tec...
Posted in thread: super potent starter on 02-11-2013 at 05:12 PM
Thanks Piratwolf. I hear you on the krausen; though it is true that in the past when I have
made starters of this yeast (1968) from smack packs they have behaved much more typically
(hardly a noticabl...
Posted in thread: super potent starter on 02-10-2013 at 07:32 PM
Hey All, Had some thin slurry in my fridge, but it didn`t seem quite enough to throw it
straight into a wort ( according to Mr. Malty )so I took it all and made a liter starter.
Probably about a quart...