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Posted in thread: Keg vs bottles on 10-19-2012 at 02:39 PM
So. You don't need to condition the beer before kegging? I mean, yes it gets carbed faster...
but does the beer need to sit for an extra couple weeks as it would from bottling to meld the
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 10-19-2012 at 02:28 PM
I've started collecting these from the lab before they end up in the trash. I do mainly 5g
batches but having a bunch of dark glass 4L carboys might encourage me to start playing with
smaller brew siz...
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 09-24-2012 at 04:03 PM
what is the benefit to using a cooler for the mashing? I've been using my stock pot for
mashing, is there any reason i shouldn't?
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 09-19-2012 at 04:09 AM
If you plan on re-using yeast I would highly recommend the book: "Yeast: The Practical Guide to
Beer Fermentation" by Chris White and Jamil Zainasheff. It has some great information about
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 09-18-2012 at 10:29 PM
No you store it and use it again.The best way to use liquid yeast is to make a starter, use the
amount you need, then store the rest of it in sanitized containers (many of us use mason jars)
in the fr...
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 09-18-2012 at 09:00 PM
I just use MrMalty. If MrMalty says use half of a Wyeast packet, I simply eyeball a half of it,
and dump it in.do you just toss the rest? i guess it just seems like a waste.
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 09-17-2012 at 02:32 PM
How do you split a Wyeast bag of yeast to use in a 2.5 and a 1 gal batch? Then, how would I
keep the balance of the yeast?this is the only issue I've really run into doing 1 gallon
batches. Because of...
Posted in thread: Flavor change on 09-17-2012 at 01:57 PM
Did you leave them in the refrigerator between the two times you tasted them? I'm still new to
all of this, but I figured that would slow the changing. (Not stop it of course but at least
Posted in thread: First batch, saying hello while I wait FOREVER to get my water boiling! on 09-17-2012 at 01:48 PM
We have fermentation!woot!
Posted in thread: First batch, saying hello while I wait FOREVER to get my water boiling! on 09-17-2012 at 01:47 PM
Hi,I'm new here and figured I'd say hello and thank you for all the wonderful advice on this
site. I've been lurking for a while now reading and reading some more. Today, I started my
first batch of b...