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Posted in thread: Yeast Cell Density Meter on 07-17-2014 at 11:20 PM
Thanks for all the feedback! We'll do our best to meet your expectations.
Posted in thread: Yeast Cell Density Meter on 07-08-2014 at 09:20 PM
Thanks everyone for your feedback so far! It has been very helpful.We are looking at different
options to power the unit. What are your thoughts on USB, wall power and battery power? What
would you wa...
Posted in thread: Beginner question about dried malt extract brewing on 07-07-2014 at 11:58 PM
Malt extracts have the salts of the region that they were brewed, so I've found it's best to
use RO or distilled water when using extract. I second that LME can get some strange flavors
over time. Ray...
Posted in thread: Conan yeast mailed...still good? on 07-07-2014 at 11:26 PM
You are assuming the shipper sent him a batch fresh right out of his fermenter (i.e. the yeast
wasn't stored after harvest), and the OP was going to turn right around and use it instead of
Posted in thread: Conan yeast mailed...still good? on 07-07-2014 at 11:25 PM
Viability drops much slower at low temperatures. See here:
Posted in thread: Conan yeast mailed...still good? on 07-04-2014 at 12:35 AM
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Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation - on 07-03-2014 at 10:56 PM
Here are some reasons your fermentation may get stuck: are some things you might try to get it
Posted in thread: Conan yeast mailed...still good? on 07-03-2014 at 10:52 PM
I agree, make a starter, but viability may not drop as much as you might think. At ambient
temperatures yeast viability is mostly a function of the alcohol content of the beer. After two
days in the m...
Posted in thread: Newbie yeast starter questions on 07-02-2014 at 11:21 PM
Maybe you'll like this one: this one: it's a non-issue unless you are shining a laboratory
grade UV lamp on your yeast that is specifically designed with a UV strength that is not
otherwise making i...
Posted in thread: Hard time matching numbers on 06-27-2014 at 07:20 PM
How about laughtering efficiency? What were your volumes of water in a wort out? Or maybe just
your vessel sizes and number of sparges?