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Posted in thread: My emergency yeast starter worked great. on 06-20-2016 at 01:44 AM
I got a chance to brew yesterday but I had no yeast to pitch. Then I realized that I have LOTS
of yeast at the bottom of my cold bottled beers so I drank 4 beers during my brew day and saved
Posted in thread: On California for the 1st time: what beers must I try? on 04-30-2016 at 02:50 AM
Just go to bevmo. Buy many Bombers.
Posted in thread: Mixing Starsan by the gallon using digtal scale. Does this sound right? on 03-13-2016 at 03:09 AM
I don't want to buy or mess with a syringe so I just figured out the proper weight in grams. I
measured 1oz on my digiscale three times and they averaged 40g, so 40/5=8grams of Starsan per
gal. Thats ...
Posted in thread: Mixing Starsan by the gallon using digtal scale. Does this sound right? on 03-12-2016 at 10:34 PM
I want to mix Starsan one gallon at a time. The directions say 1oz per 5 gals so if I put my 1
gal jug on the digiscale and add 6 grams of Starsan and then fill to the top with distilled
water, will t...
Posted in thread: Plastic vs stainless on 03-10-2016 at 12:01 AM
I love my Spiedel 7.9l fermenter. Never a blowoff. It is relatively easy to clean with a terry
dish towel. I never use the airlocks and think they are completely unecessary. I just keep a
loose cap on...
Posted in thread: Bottling question on 03-06-2016 at 02:41 AM
Like Hamaki said, it all depends on how uniformly you mixed in the sugar.
Posted in thread: Aeration method on 03-05-2016 at 12:08 AM
Plus one to a vigorous transfer. This is what i do and I can hardly remember a batch that did
not start within a few hours.I don't have or use any contraptions to aerate nor do I even shake
Posted in thread: The best bottles for bottling. on 02-22-2016 at 01:33 AM
All my bottles are Sierra Nevada. I got rid of all the rest. I use mainly 12oz and a few SN
24oz. I store my bottles in SN 12 pack boxes.
Posted in thread: Out of curiosity, what is your ratio of batches to years brewing? on 12-19-2015 at 07:59 PM
Posted in thread: How important is clear beer to you? on 12-02-2015 at 11:53 PM
I definitely care about my homebrew clarity. Clear beer looks better and tastes better to me.
Good looks is as important in beverages as it is in food. When I have properly lagered my ales
they taste ...