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  • Posted in thread: Anyone haerd of these new Yeasts from Mangrove Jack's (New Zealand) on 06-12-2014 at 05:35 PM
    I pitched 2 packets of their West Coast yeast into 5 gals of a 1.058 pale ale. 10 oz caramel
    malt, no cara-pils, 150 mash temp, and it was down to 1.009 in 5 days. So, 2 packets is
    certainly adequate....

  • Posted in thread: Anyone haerd of these new Yeasts from Mangrove Jack's (New Zealand) on 06-06-2014 at 02:03 PM
    Thought I'd share this info that I got straight from the source... according their detailed pdf
    ( ) their packets only contain greater than 50B cells, which seems awfully low for a dry
    yeast packet....

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Bay--offering some Brett blends on 04-23-2014 at 12:18 PM
    Can anyone give any further descriptors for the "mild funk" of the wallonian? Is it earthy,
    barnyard, pepper? Anyone have a preference between wallonian and the saison blend?Thanks for
    any input.Regar...

  • Posted in thread: Group Buy in Chicago #8 on 08-29-2013 at 02:37 AM
    yes

  • Posted in thread: Group Buy in Chicago #8 on 05-05-2013 at 05:06 PM
    Since I'm all for speeding up collection time but not giving the organizers more work, I'll
    volunteer to send out an email to everyone on the spreadsheet once the collection phase begins
    for future bu...

  • Posted in thread: Group Buy in Chicago #8 on 05-05-2013 at 01:52 AM
    when people are dropped from the buy, will there be a first come first serve distribution of
    their orders?

  • Posted in thread: 1/4" Shank Tail Piece, but 3/16" tubing? on 03-17-2013 at 02:12 PM
    In regards to getting the tubing off, I used a utility knife to cut a slit in the tubing, and
    then it comes right off.In regards to line length, I used those calculators initially, and had
    lines of ab...

  • Posted in thread: Group Buy in Chicago #7 on 03-07-2013 at 02:04 AM
    I will likely make my pickup early next week and live in Arlington Heights, so I can pick up
    grain for anybody in the area, assuming your order isn't too large.

  • Posted in thread: Johnson Controls copper probe wire placement on 03-03-2013 at 02:05 PM
    I've got a wine fridge that I'm going to use as a fermentation chamber with my Johnson Controls
    A19 controller. I'm going to put the controller outside the fridge, but I'm not sure how to run
    the copp...

  • Posted in thread: Show us your Kegerator on 03-03-2013 at 01:37 PM
    I made mine out of a bottom freezer fridge that I got off craigslist. It only holds 2 kegs
    because I kept half the shelves in to hold bottles and, at times, food. My wife wasn't going to
    allow me to t...

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