Last Activity:12-25-2013 1:09 PM
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Posted in thread: Yeast, or just trub? on 12-25-2013 at 12:56 PM
don't do this, just leave as is and use it in your next beer. there isn't a brewery anywhere in
the world adding boiled water to yeast slurry and for very good reasons. if your beer and yeast
Posted in thread: Yeast, or just trub? on 12-24-2013 at 10:17 PM
Yes, boat loads.
Posted in thread: Time to build up 2 step lager starter on 12-14-2013 at 07:21 PM
48 hours is the most I'd go, and really I think 24 is probably plenty. Also, your original
post, says 2 step 2 liter... Are you plan on doing both at 2 liters? If so, I don't think
you'll get much gro...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping and "Secondary" Fermentation on 12-13-2013 at 01:18 AM
It's fine, it's what I do. Just a couple of things to keep in mind. Might be stating the
obvious, but if it's all actively fermenting, it defeats the propose. The aromatics go away
with the CO2. Also,...
Posted in thread: Fridge vs. Chest Freezer for Fermentation? on 11-09-2013 at 12:23 PM
The only thing I have to add, that I don't see mentioned here, is that freezers operating above
freezing temps can accumulate a lot of moisture. I've had an 8th of an inch(ish) of standing
water in mi...
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation restart? on 11-04-2013 at 12:45 AM
What do you mean by signs of fermentation?
Posted in thread: Fermenter size on 11-04-2013 at 12:37 AM
For primary fermentation, you'll want a 6 or 6.5 gallon carboy I think. I don't think there's
any downside to having too much head space... Too little gets messy.
Posted in thread: lazy bones yeast harvesting? on 10-26-2013 at 10:51 AM
10 days later and it still looks like a glop of trub. I don't see any striations that might be
yeast. I may just start one to see if it works before committing to use it in a batch...I'd bet
Posted in thread: Heat Control in Freezer on 10-25-2013 at 11:31 PM
I've got a couple terrarium heaters stuck to the inside of my freezer. I could make a saison @
0 degrees ambient if i wanted to.
Posted in thread: what kind of water do you brew with? on 09-26-2013 at 01:12 AM
"For all intensive purposes"... And lead us not into Penn Station.Hehe