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Posted in thread: Quick Yeast Slant Question. 2L starter Harvest ? on 12-30-2015 at 06:18 PM
sharkman, what I meant by not to late was if you hadn't pitched it already. Good luck. BB
Posted in thread: Quick Yeast Slant Question. 2L starter Harvest ? on 12-30-2015 at 03:43 AM
If its not to late, I'd have no problem grabbing a sterile loop and making 5 or so slants from
each the American and Bavarian. Just look at the slants in a week or so and see if they are
clean - so fu...
Posted in thread: Hop Spider in Boil Kettle on 12-29-2015 at 03:59 AM
Thanks for your comments. Like I said I wasn't worried about the extraction as the final beer
certainly 'seems' to have achieve enough hop bitterness, flavor and aroma - probably a bit more
than in th...
Posted in thread: Hop Spider in Boil Kettle on 12-28-2015 at 02:54 AM
Looking for some comments from others who may have experienced this. I made a 300 micron
cylindrical hop basket which fills the keggle opening about half way with a diameter at 8". The
mess used was f...
Posted in thread: Hops Spectra on 10-08-2015 at 05:36 PM
Marc,The ASBC 6A standard calls for a 6.0M solution of sodium hydroxide in methanol. My 9/26
post was incorrect in saying 5M. It has been corrected now. Thanks for that and the solubility
Posted in thread: Hops Spectra on 10-03-2015 at 11:30 PM
...For instance toluene absorbs strongly at 269nm, ...Anatidaephobic,Looking at your absorbance
curves, it appears that there is a strong absorbance at 225 not at 269.I did use my reference C
Posted in thread: Hops Spectra on 09-30-2015 at 01:56 AM
Anatidaephobic,I can't thank you enough for your support on my question. This forum is so great
with the help that we give one another.First off, I found my math error which you seem to have
Posted in thread: Hops Spectra on 09-26-2015 at 01:36 AM
I've never done this one, but I've done IBUs which I think might be similar. Can you describe
the method and your process?Anatidaephobic,The ASBC 6A process is to take 2.5 g of hops, place
in a Toluen...
Posted in thread: Hops Spectra on 09-24-2015 at 04:58 PM
I'm trying to figure out what I might be doing wrong when running a spectra analysis on known
hops with an AA of 6.2. Following the ASBC 6A guidelines I get a spectra as shown below. Can
anyone send m...
Posted in thread: White Lab Vials - Sterlized on 12-24-2013 at 08:50 PM
Thanks for the clarification. No harm no foul. BB