Last Activity:08-02-2012 11:00 AM
Posted in thread: 2010 washed yeast on 11-26-2011 at 05:37 PM
Stepped it up once and now if I put an air lock on it for a while it starts bubbling. Very
surprised it's alive after over a year in the back of the ice box. Looks like I brew tomorrow.
Posted in thread: 2010 washed yeast on 11-24-2011 at 03:30 PM
That's what I was thinking. I use a stir plate. Not sure how to judge viability after starter
is started - take a gravity reading?
Posted in thread: 2010 washed yeast on 11-24-2011 at 03:26 PM
Does not smell bad. Is 16 months too long to keep a jar of washed yeast in the ice box?Thanks.
Posted in thread: Suggestions for low ABV beers for company function on 08-27-2011 at 07:45 PM
Just to throw another idea out there, you could brew a kolsch- low ABV, clean, light and
Posted in thread: My Cascade is growing like crazy! on 08-27-2011 at 07:42 PM
Yeah, I worry about losing some in the storm but those that survive will make some tenacious
Posted in thread: Happy b-day Revvy! on 08-27-2011 at 07:35 PM
Mr. Revvy. Here's to an exceptional birthday. All the best!
Posted in thread: My Cascade is growing like crazy! on 08-27-2011 at 07:26 PM
After four years our two cascade plants are finally taking off. Used three ounces at flame out
last week for a pork roast pale ale. Stuff smells great.
Posted in thread: Check your barley crusher's gap! on 08-25-2011 at 10:11 AM
Was never good with numbers. Yes, thousandths, the really small, tiny ones like in spark plug
gaps. I crushed grain with a rolling pin once and it was one of my best beers by the way.Not
trying to sta...
Posted in thread: World's Best Oktoberfest on 08-23-2011 at 12:41 AM
King:Appreciate the quick reply. Have yet to carb the secondary for a lager and so far, without
secondary carbonation, my lagers have been pretty tasty. I usually burp the secondary kegs from
time to ...
Posted in thread: Check your barley crusher's gap! on 08-23-2011 at 12:31 AM
I used mine right out of the chute and got an incredible jump in efficiency. 50 or so brews,
and an award or two later, I haven't touched the setting. I brew on average twice a month. If