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  • Posted in thread: Repitching record? on 10-03-2010 at 02:01 AM
    That is awesome! Could you elaborate on your technique for harvesting yeast? Thanks.I pour the
    dregs from the second racking into a 750ml wine bottle with an air lock and store at 34F until
    I pitch. I...

  • Posted in thread: Repitching record? on 10-03-2010 at 01:18 AM
    Around this time last year I posted that I repitched Wyeast 1084 about 70 times.I am now up to
    about 84 times. This yeast was mfg Nov 8 2004. Has anybody done more? I NEVER wash my yeast. I
    simply sav...

  • Posted in thread: 6-Week-Old Crushed Grain: Should I Replace Before I Brew? on 12-13-2009 at 05:01 AM
    Greetings! I'm getting ready to do my first all-grain batch. I ordered a kit from a popular
    homebrew supply website last month to do a blind pig clone. I have had a lot going on the past
    month with bu...

  • Posted in thread: Reuse yeast from the secondary? on 12-09-2009 at 06:21 AM
    Yeah, you want to harvest yeast from the primary for the reason hairnt stated -- you'll be
    selecting for less-flocculant yeast cells if you harvest from the secondary.I believe the best
    way to harvest...

  • Posted in thread: Reusing yeast,how long can this go on? on 11-28-2009 at 01:40 AM
    I reuse unwashed yeast for 3 years now and I got 1 infection so far at 9th generation from the
    start. I brew 10 gal batches, so I can get 16 5-gal Corneys full of ale from one packet of
    yeast, if I on...

  • Posted in thread: Reusing yeast,how long can this go on? on 11-27-2009 at 11:13 PM
    I have read a few posts about reusing yeast. Nobody seems to have a clear definition as to how
    many times you can repitch it. I would like to share my method and welcome any comments
    positive or negat...

  • Posted in thread: Best response to telling someone you homebrew on 07-02-2009 at 02:20 AM
    Does it taste good???No, thats why I do it!

  • Posted in thread: Anybody thought about what a RIMS mash does to your beer? on 07-01-2009 at 03:27 AM
    Let's say I do an IPA the old way.1. Dough in at 122F for 10 min.2. Add hot water to 140F for
    45 min.3. Add hot water to 158F for 15 min.4. Mashout and/or fly sparge.Using my RIMS:1. Dough
    in at 122F ...

  • Posted in thread: No Hop Stout on 02-17-2009 at 01:41 AM
    Actually, you can call it 'ale'!Of all the styles to experiment with 'hopless' recipes, I think
    a Stout is a good one. Do let us know how it turns out.I just tapped it today. I was getting

  • Posted in thread: What to do now on 02-16-2009 at 02:03 AM
    You really don't need to feed them. I keep my yeast at 34F for weeks with no problems. Not to
    get off topic but is there any chance you own a certain color Trans Am?