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Posted in thread: Fruit flies on 10-16-2013 at 12:59 AM
Taste it again this evening. It was horrible. Dumped ! :(I now have airlocks on my primary for
my next brewday. Lesson learned.
Posted in thread: Fruit flies on 10-11-2013 at 12:09 PM
Nothing to totally worry about. Proper sanitation and a little apple cider vinegar works
wonders.I'd like to add that I'm a sanitize FREAK, and I still had the problem. I have a fly
trap too but it's ...
Posted in thread: Fruit flies on 10-10-2013 at 11:07 PM
One thing I realized is that it's important to find the main source of breeding. In my case,
it happens very often to see those buggers in the house when we buy some fruits at the grocery
Posted in thread: Fruit flies on 10-09-2013 at 10:19 PM
Ok thanks to everybody. I'll keg it and carb it this weekend, hope it will be ok. From the
sample I took yesterday, it taste just fine but after reading a little bit on the subject, it
looks like I'm ...
Posted in thread: Fruit flies on 10-08-2013 at 11:27 PM
I don't worry too much about the final product normally, but 4 weeks ago I've brewed a modified
version of EdWort's Pale.Tonight I open my ferm chamber (refrigerator) and I saw 2 fruit flies.
Posted in thread: Washing WLP029 on 03-25-2013 at 06:11 PM
This is the result of my attempt to "wash" this yeast.These are 1qt and 2qt jars, I now have 5
of these. Plenty of yeast for next batches.Not perfect but not that bad.
Posted in thread: Washing WLP029 on 03-25-2013 at 02:49 PM
I have the same trouble with that yeast. EVERYTHING drops right away. Virtually no opaque
separation of viable cells and dead trub. I've repitched enough of what id harvested and turned
out a pretty g...
Posted in thread: Washing WLP029 on 03-24-2013 at 06:55 PM
Anybody has luck washing WLP029 ?I'm trying to wash this yeast but nothing seems to work. No
layers, all the trub/yeast stick together. It separates from beer in a few minutes but can't
isolate the ye...
Posted in thread: Washed yeast color on 02-07-2013 at 01:17 PM
This is strange, the brownish layer was at the bottom. So I made a starter 2 days ago on a stir
plate, and 10 minutes after I removed the jar from the stirplate (about 30 hours on the
Posted in thread: Washed yeast color on 02-04-2013 at 10:23 PM
Hi,Just want to know if people here has seen a difference in color between fresh yeast and
washed yeast.I've washed some 3864 and its color is way lighter than the one from a sample of
the original st...