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Posted in thread: Could yeast become extinct? on 11-15-2013 at 04:13 PM
HahahahahahahaI was eating a lacto pickle a friend made. She started going on about how it was
the same type of yeast found in vaginas, and then proceeded to talk about how one of her
Posted in thread: Storing opened LME on 07-29-2013 at 10:52 PM
A week would be fine. If you're nervous you can purge the head space in the container with CO2
before closing it. Your enemy here is O2, so create a barrier and you'll be fine.
Posted in thread: Dogs and brewing on 07-08-2013 at 08:14 PM
I suppose Im lucky. My lab, while in all other aspects of his world, is quite calm during brew
sessions. He doesn't quite care for the sound of the mill and Im pretty sure he thinks the
burners are pu...
Posted in thread: Kegerator produces all foam on 06-05-2013 at 10:16 PM
I've got a related question. I'm running two kegs of homebrew and one keg of New Belgium. I can
reduce foaming of the New Belgium (Ranger) by dropping the CO2 to 5-8 psi, but the homebrew is
Posted in thread: Carafa III overpowering Black kolsh on 05-31-2013 at 11:07 PM
This link (to the maltster's site) suggests very much otherwise: only carries the dehusked
Posted in thread: Carafa III overpowering Black kolsh on 05-31-2013 at 06:05 PM
I was told by a Distributor that all CARAFA is dehusked now. I did add it to vorlauf, not
lauter (my bad). I also remember my milling being a bit tight and have been informed that a
tighter mill will ...
Posted in thread: Carafa III overpowering Black kolsh on 05-31-2013 at 12:06 AM
I kegged my Black kolsh a few days ago and forced carbbed yesturday afternoon. Towards the end
of the night I got her hooked up to the tap and poured a glass. Color was just right,
carbonation seemed ...
Posted in thread: Am I in trouble? (IPA content) on 05-29-2013 at 04:58 PM
When Ive used enzymes Ive brought my wort up to around 145-148 before boil, added enzymes and
let sit for about 30 minutes. Then went about my regular boil routine. I used to use it to make
huge ABV m...
Posted in thread: Late Carafa III addition? on 05-14-2013 at 10:48 PM
Im doing a black Kolsh tonight and gonna go ahead and add my Carafa late to reduce the flavors
as much as possible. But Im curious as to how you guys do it, during Laughter or Sparge? Never
done it be...
Posted in thread: Dryhopping with Whole Leaf Hops on 05-14-2013 at 10:45 PM
When I dry hop with whole cones I give the fermenter a little swirl everynight before bed time.
Maybe %10 will sink, maybe. I also really like how when I'm nearing the end of the racking
process and I...