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Posted in thread: Old Wyeast smack pack/starter on 01-04-2013 at 05:48 PM
I make starters all the time with old yeast, my LHBS sell outdated yeast for $3 each. I Start
with a 2l starter on my stir plate, sometimes it takes a week to take off, after that I cold
Posted in thread: Using a Drill with a Barley Crusher on 12-20-2012 at 04:33 PM
Yes, line up one of the chuck "teeth" with the flat on the shaft and tighten. if needed file
another flat on the shaft inline with anothe teeth on the chuck
Posted in thread: Tips for getting old yeast to start? on 12-20-2012 at 01:34 PM
Most healthy smack packs will inflate in 3 hours or so, I think I was impatient with the old
Posted in thread: Tips for getting old yeast to start? on 12-20-2012 at 01:28 PM
:rockin:After a few days, let whatever yeast did propagate settle out, decant the beer on top,
then add more wort solution (chilled of course). Over a week or so, you should start seeing
Posted in thread: First lager: What can expect? on 12-20-2012 at 11:46 AM
Just airlock, Lager is a very slow ferment, nothing like an ale, or worse yet a wheat, they can
Posted in thread: Tips for getting old yeast to start? on 12-20-2012 at 11:33 AM
So, I got a deal on some lager yeast that expired in August 2012.Not really that old, so I
thought making a starter and put it on the stir plate it should take off. After 4 days nothing.
Is it dead an...
Posted in thread: Hello from PA on 12-20-2012 at 09:30 AM
Welcome Steve, Northeast PA. near Scranton.
Posted in thread: Force Carbonation Problem on 12-18-2012 at 03:58 PM
I think you are under carbed also, the big bubbles are just air, hold glass up to light and see
if you have small bubbles rising from sides, my guess is no. set pressure at 30 psi and let it
set cold ...