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Posted in thread: should i pitch my ris onto a blonde yeast cake? on 04-15-2011 at 11:20 AM
Winner.If you are worried about over pitching or using a "dirty" fermentor, you could always
fill a quart jar with the slurry, clean the fermentor, and pitch.
Posted in thread: Add fruit to primary or rack beer on top of fruit in secondary on 02-15-2011 at 10:58 AM
Add more raspberry?
Posted in thread: Add fruit to primary or rack beer on top of fruit in secondary on 02-03-2011 at 06:49 PM
I see what you're getting at and i agree - that's why i use the term "secondary" loosely around
here (ie. secondary what? fermentation? fermentor? vessel?). In this instance, since primary
Posted in thread: Add fruit to primary or rack beer on top of fruit in secondary on 02-01-2011 at 10:41 PM
When adding to the primary, the fermentation (if still going) will scrub the fruity goodness
(flavor & aroma) moreso than if added to the secondary. Two of the main reasons i advocate in
Posted in thread: Experiment returned confusing results on 02-01-2011 at 09:25 PM
I just wanted to add that 1.5 quarts per pound of grain is fine.
Posted in thread: Smoked Scotch stuck at 1.030 on 12-22-2010 at 11:48 AM
At what point should he have to worry about off flavors from sitting on the yeast
cake?Personnally, I don't worry about that until maybe 3 months. I'm in the crowd that thinks
my beers taste a little ...
Posted in thread: Smoked Scotch stuck at 1.030 on 12-20-2010 at 09:51 PM
I agree that you probably just need to leave it alone, but if you really want to get those last
few points out I would rack it onto an active yeast cake. It's kind of like repitching, but
without the ...
Posted in thread: Efficiency up 6% on 12-19-2010 at 01:29 PM
You might want to try a thinner mash. Something around 2 qts per pound will make it easier to
Posted in thread: Using a pasta maker to mill grain. on 04-23-2010 at 07:27 PM
I have over 300 lbs through my pasta mill. It has been great, but it is starting to fall apart.
I figure I'll get another one from Michael's, rough up the rollers, and start crushing. $15 and
1 hour b...