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Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-21-2013 at 04:07 PM
Winner winner chicken dinner
Posted in thread: Getting Flocculent vs Non-flocculent Yeast Cells - Yeast Harvesting/Starter Process on 11-16-2013 at 02:04 PM
I posted this in the conan thread but I did not get any responses to my question. It really
isn't specific to conan yeast so I thought I would throw it out to the general yeast forum to
see if anyone ...
Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Experiences on 11-15-2013 at 03:14 AM
So essentially you're saying that the best yeast is still in suspension towards the top and
that's what you plan on using since it hasn't flocked out and could be the healthiest?I'm not
saying they ar...
Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Experiences on 11-15-2013 at 02:10 AM
So I harvested some conan from a can of heady I bought from the brewery around April. I build
up a starter and slanted the yeast. Around a month later, I built up a starter from the slant.
My process ...
Posted in thread: Sparkling Sweet/Semi-sweet cider? on 11-08-2013 at 12:14 AM
Ok. So I'm back to the beer gun idea. I will let it ferment all the way out and taste. I can
then back sweeten to taste. Cold crash, carb, use the beer gun to bottle, then let what I'm not
going to dr...
Posted in thread: Sparkling Sweet/Semi-sweet cider? on 11-07-2013 at 02:16 AM
So I am a beer brewer dipping my toe into cider making. The whole fact that cider ferments down
to nothing is throwing me for a loop. I have two 6-gal carboys of fermenting cider and I still
Posted in thread: what type of pectin? on 11-03-2013 at 10:39 PM
Ummm.....oh ya.....I actually just realized that and was trying to figure out how to delete
this thread. You're quick yooper! Thanks though.
Posted in thread: what type of pectin? on 11-03-2013 at 10:35 PM
Will the pectin sold in the canning section of walmart or grocery store work for adding to a
hard cider?The ingredients listed are dextrose, fruit pectin, and citric acid.
Posted in thread: controlling Mash Temps on 10-21-2013 at 03:45 PM
"The alpha turns starch into complex sugars. The beta turns starch and complex sugars into
simple maltose."That isn't exactly true. Beta only works on the end of starch chains. It
separates the last s...
Posted in thread: controlling Mash Temps on 10-21-2013 at 03:36 PM
Have you entered the values for your particular mash tun into BeerSmith? For example your Mash
Tun temperature and deadspace. Then in equipment profile there is a place for Mash Tun Specific
Heat. It ...