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Posted in thread: Final PH of yeast starter. Infected? on 01-30-2016 at 09:14 PM
Actually I was wrong, the starter turned out to be fine and not infected. I reached out to
White Labs and also Wyeast with the same email expecting differing opinions. Turns out they
replied with the ...
Posted in thread: Milk Alcohol By A Newbie on 01-25-2016 at 09:20 PM
I was wondering if maybe milk alternatives would work for something similar? Like vegan milk
substitutes such as soy or almond milk?They're sweetened with cane sugar...so yes...no need for
Posted in thread: Final PH of yeast starter. Infected? on 01-03-2016 at 08:41 PM
Assuming your meter was calibrated properly...probably lacto or similar, yeah
Posted in thread: Do you measure wort or air temperature during the diacetyl rest on 12-20-2015 at 11:28 AM
I keep mine attached to the fermenter. I'm not sure what the point of using ambient is.
Posted in thread: protofloc problems on 12-20-2015 at 12:29 AM
I'd never heard of them, Bob - when I googled it, what I read is that you add it to the boil,
so I would think they would settle out completely during fermentation. Is that how you're using
Posted in thread: How is PH effected by reverse osmosis? on 12-19-2015 at 08:29 PM
You set your softener for 2 grains? Hmm...You mean you told the softener that your feedwater
has 2 grains of hardness? That doesn't make sense. You wouldn't bother to soften your water if
that was the...
Posted in thread: Imperial Yeast. Watch out!! on 12-19-2015 at 07:16 PM
Ah but you're forgetting the end result that we are measuring: beer flavor :)It can be measured
that those things DO unequivocally improve yeast health, but the experiments are designed to
Posted in thread: Imperial Yeast. Watch out!! on 12-19-2015 at 05:40 PM
I would hardly call anything Marshall does dangerous as he explicitly states his statistical
significance and always reiterates the fact that a single experiment is always inconclusive.
It's hard to i...
Posted in thread: Imperial Yeast. Watch out!! on 12-19-2015 at 05:30 PM
I knew I saw the term "vitality starter" somewhere before. It wasn't on Marshall's Brulosophy
site, which is actually a very nice source of information, I think it was actually in the Water
book. Now ...
Posted in thread: Imperial Yeast. Watch out!! on 12-19-2015 at 11:16 AM
Don't know about you, but I think it's pretty much the same amount of time and energy for me to
make a 500 mL "vitality starter" (?) as a 2 L "full blown" starter. Also unclear how pitching a