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Posted in thread: Large Floating Trub/Yeast-Cake? on 12-09-2014 at 05:55 PM
The more I think about it, the more I wonder if there's an infection. A gallon of trub seems
very excessive, having pitched 1 pack of rehydrated dry yeast into 5 gallons of wort. Thoughts?
Posted in thread: Out of propane, what now? on 12-09-2014 at 04:11 PM
Its an imperial IPA recipe. Sounds like this would lead to an unbalanced hop
flavor/bitternessIt is that recipe no longer. It is malted barley, water and hops boiled for 25
mins. Pitch the yeast and a...
Posted in thread: Large Floating Trub/Yeast-Cake? on 12-09-2014 at 03:13 PM
I just finished racking to a carboy. 3/4s of the way through I could see a lot of yeast going
through the tube. I had to stop with a gallon left at the bottom of the fermenter - all trub
and yeast. I'...
Posted in thread: Large Floating Trub/Yeast-Cake? on 12-09-2014 at 02:43 PM
***Thread Update***It is now bottling day - or it's supposed to be. I openned the fermenter and
saw that the large yeast cake is still on top, along with some of the hop pellet soupiness that
I added ...
Posted in thread: Out of propane, what now? on 12-09-2014 at 02:26 PM
Why not just pitch now and dry hop? What's the current SG?
Posted in thread: 1st brew pics on 12-08-2014 at 06:05 PM
Looks good, if a little overcarbed?Normally people recommend to rack to the bottling bucket on
top of the sugar, however I found that I over-carbed because I had a hard time guestimating how
Posted in thread: Frozen Yeast Starter on 12-08-2014 at 05:38 PM
Sorry to hear that. As you probably already know, freezing yeast kills it.Say a few kind words
and dump it.
Posted in thread: Reusing bottles question on 12-08-2014 at 05:35 PM
I rinse them only, sometimes after sitting on the counter for a couple of days. Before I
sanitize check all the bottles for any sign of crud. If I find any they go aside for an
Oxyclean soak. I had on...
Posted in thread: Question about rehydrating yeast on 12-08-2014 at 05:27 PM
What you do before pitching the yeast all comes down to the number of healthy yeast cells that
you need to pitch in order to get good beer. However, I find that there's a good rule of thumb
Posted in thread: Extremely Large Yeast Raft or Infection on 12-08-2014 at 04:31 PM
looks like yeast to me.