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  • Posted in thread: High Esters, why? on 10-20-2015 at 10:53 PM
    Well I've gotten to the bottom of it after changing, as i said, one thing one brew at a time. I
    started, only in the last few months, steeping my fermenters in disinfectant for at least a
    week prior t...

  • Posted in thread: Automated volume sensing idea/help on 08-24-2015 at 11:02 PM
    Has anyone done it yet? I might embark on this mission as my first foray into Arduino
    programming. I'd hate to just replicate something that's already been done.I've been up to my
    eyes for the last fe...

  • Posted in thread: Accidentally frozen bottle: Esters gone? on 02-09-2015 at 12:32 PM
    woops never saw the reply, no, no light in that room really

  • Posted in thread: Prevent hop roots from spreading around on 02-09-2015 at 12:31 PM
    From a plant health point of view, is there any benefit from stopping rhizome spread?

  • Posted in thread: Accidentally frozen bottle: Esters gone? on 12-03-2014 at 01:25 PM
    I recently accidentally froze a bottle of APA cooling it down before drinking it. I left the
    bottle in the sink to thaw out and it subsequently sat there for a few weeks. I opened it up
    last night and...

  • Posted in thread: Aa % on 09-22-2014 at 03:27 PM
    Performed this at the weekend on some amarillo @ 10.9%. I used double concentrations of hops
    and couldn't get a colour change from the phenolpthalein. I'm not sure this is an entirely
    credible process...

  • Posted in thread: Aa % on 09-15-2014 at 11:45 AM
    Anybody try this? I've got indicators and stuff and am going to give it a go. I'll post results
    on the experiment one way or the other.

  • Posted in thread: Hops titration test on 09-15-2014 at 11:37 AM
    Has anybody tried the titration test on their homegrown hops detailed here . I have the
    chemicals needed, and was just going to use my tap water instead of distilled stuff. Any
    experience of how the ...

  • Posted in thread: Oldest vial used to make a starter? on 08-17-2014 at 11:27 AM
    never used wyeast, what yer sayin makes sense though. Took off in the end bout 12 am last
    night. Lower viability => longer lag phase. Great that the product can be stored for that long!

  • Posted in thread: Oldest vial used to make a starter? on 08-16-2014 at 03:11 PM
    Cheers for responses. I had a vial of wlp833 that was sitting in the fridge about 8 months
    beyond expiry. It's been on the stir plate for over 24 hours now and not a budge thus far. I
    made a 1.040 sta...