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Posted in thread: Harvested yeast shelf life on 06-26-2016 at 08:51 PM
I've used the Wyeast smack packs that were over 2 years old. I smacked it, then waited. It took
about 10 days but it swelled. I made a starter and it worked perfectlyWhat does perfectly mean
Posted in thread: Diammonium Phosphate Overdose??? on 06-26-2016 at 03:04 PM
Just revisiting this thread and adding a comment and hope to get some response. Yesterday we
brewed an american lager OG of 1.052. Mashed at around 5.2/5.3 pH and everything was good. I
did not check ...
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...