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Posted in thread: What's more important-- yeast vitality or viable cell counts? New xBmt results! on 06-29-2015 at 12:48 PM
Definitely interesting. I typically go with an overnight starter that is pitched around 12
hours after creation, using just the swirl here and there method. I always like pitching when
they're still a...
Posted in thread: What's more important-- yeast vitality or viable cell counts? New xBmt results! on 06-29-2015 at 12:23 PM
Over the last few years, homebrewers have been made very aware of the importance of proper
yeast pitch rates, which many ensure by making a starter a few days prior to brewing. While
this certainly in...
Posted in thread: Boilovers on 06-29-2015 at 05:26 AM
Thanks everyone! So from the sound of it, fermcap doesn't effect head retention on the finished
product? I had avoided it because of that, but after reading the article from Brulosopher and
Posted in thread: Blogs we Follow on 06-28-2015 at 03:55 PM
A bit... Gotta get one to succeed at some point!Awwwww... [emoji53]
Posted in thread: DME + Hot Erlenmeyer = Bad on 06-28-2015 at 03:53 PM
Fermcap can also be used in fermenter- keeps krauzen from going nuts, and increases your
hoppiness for a reason I can't recall at presentThis has never worked for me. I've even added a
drop while blow...
Posted in thread: Boilovers on 06-28-2015 at 03:51 PM
Duuuuuuude.... magical. I don't brew without it!
Posted in thread: Thank You, HBT! on 06-28-2015 at 03:50 PM
Great job. Cheer!
Posted in thread: Accidentally gelatin on 06-28-2015 at 03:49 PM
I've pitched unrinsed harvested yeast slurry that had gelatin in it, different than what you're
asking, but it worked great.
Posted in thread: how do you save money... and what's your per bottle price? on 06-28-2015 at 03:35 PM
The 2 best ways I've found to save money, and I brew quite a bit:1. Stop worrying about having
a big shiny system, some of the best beer I've tasted came from a BIAB brewer who boils in
Posted in thread: Timing on beer on 06-28-2015 at 03:31 PM
I've done an exBEERiment comparing primary-only to secondary on a split batch of the same beer
(link below), I'm of the opinion it doesn't matter. If you're careful, racking to secondary