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Posted in thread: Should I toss my yeast packets? on 08-28-2015 at 09:13 PM
You'd be surprised how warm the yeast labs propitiate at - a white labs rep said the new pure
pitch are propagated at 85-95* since that's where the yeast will multiply the best.
Posted in thread: Filtering Wort during Transfer to Fermentor on 08-28-2015 at 07:25 PM
Everything I've tried to use gets clogged, just not worth it
Posted in thread: Existing presentations for homebrewing lunch and learn? on 08-28-2015 at 02:43 PM
Go to slide share, search home brewing, take your pick
Posted in thread: New to kegging, beer line length with kit on 08-28-2015 at 02:41 PM
Use one of the calculators out there, if you want higher carbonation you will probably need
longer lines, even at your temps.And get the actual beverage line, for some reason (ph of
beer?) the lines f...
Posted in thread: Batch Sparge Question! on 08-28-2015 at 02:33 PM
Vorlof and drain right away after stirring snot out of it
Posted in thread: First brew, bucket bulging with blowoff tube on 08-28-2015 at 02:08 AM
First brew, relax and enjoy the science of yeast eating.For your next brew, cut the bottom off
the air lock (that little "x" gets clogged) and you're good to go.For a first brew you are way
ahead of m...
Posted in thread: Decant liquid or throw it all in? on 08-28-2015 at 12:10 AM
Yeah, take it from the fridge, decant, swirl. You won't need to add any water.
Posted in thread: Decant liquid or throw it all in? on 08-28-2015 at 12:03 AM
I'm a decanter - at 5 gallons a 2L starter is almost 10 of volume, and then I have more
headspace in my fermenter
Posted in thread: Don't steal kegs on 08-27-2015 at 08:12 PM
Scrappers have been really bold the last couple years, bikes, kegs, plumbing, you name it - if
it's not cemented in they are grabbing it.
Posted in thread: Lagering: Racking to Secondary, Necessary, or just Optimal on 08-27-2015 at 04:05 PM
I use a secondary to lager, 1) to get it off the primary yeast cake for 2-3 months 2) that's
too much headspace for extended aging. Surface area is your enemy at this point. I know many
use a keg to l...