Last Activity:12-18-2014 3:38 PM
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Posted in thread: Old Wyeast on 12-09-2014 at 11:52 PM
If they were refrigerated the viability should be plenty high, although the vitality may be
lacking. Here is data: would treat the two as 150 billion cells and also expect that it might
start a littl...
Posted in thread: Old Wyeast on 12-09-2014 at 11:14 PM
I got two packs of Kolche wyeast from my LBH to make a 1.047 Kolsche. The dates are April and
July. Brewers friend gives me 0% on both smack packs, but I dont believe it. Do you think a
1.5L starter u...
Posted in thread: How big a flask should I use for a step up starter? on 11-15-2014 at 10:56 PM
Depends on how you're going to step it up. Regargless, if you try to do a 2L starter in a 2L
flask, chances are you're going to have a mess. Ask me how I know. You can do a 1L, then step
up to 1.5 and...
Posted in thread: Looking for 2 milk crates in Cobb county on 11-15-2014 at 10:24 PM
No help from me, but ive been looking for them in my area as well. I didnt think they would be
that hard to find. Check craigs list.
Posted in thread: Ive done screwed up now on 11-11-2014 at 11:19 PM
Once fermentation starts, refractometers are going to be inaccurate. There are online
conversions, but I'd use a hydrometer at this point.Refractometers are really most useful for
measuring pre-boil g...
Posted in thread: Ive done screwed up now on 11-11-2014 at 10:12 AM
Just out of curiosity, what motivated you to increase your sodium? Looking at your water
report, I would think it would be your calcium that needed elevating.Typo on my part. It was
the calcium and I ...
Posted in thread: Ive done screwed up now on 11-10-2014 at 10:09 PM
If I calibrate it then check my wort will that be an acurate measurement?
Posted in thread: Ive done screwed up now on 11-10-2014 at 12:22 AM
Just started playing with water chemistry. I brewed the following recipe with the atached water
report. I added 1g per gallon of sodium chloride to get my sodium up, then added 8 oz of
Posted in thread: Recipe Help on 11-08-2014 at 01:55 AM
Going to brew a Belgian Wit / Blue Moon clone recipe that I got from my LBH, but the IBU looks
a little low based on brewersfriend. Ive got some odds and ends hops from previous brews, any
idea which ...
Posted in thread: My Water Report on 11-06-2014 at 07:54 PM
Here is my water report. I mainly brew light beers, ales, lagers, and a wheat from time to
time. Reading through the forum and playing with the water calc in brewers friend, Im assuming
I need to add ...