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  • Posted in thread: Who has tasted their starter? on 09-08-2014 at 05:50 AM
    I have made several dozen starters prior to this revelation. Tonight I tasted the remaining
    wort from a starter I made with WLP-001 and it tasted like vinegar!Has anyone tasted this in a
    starter befor...

  • Posted in thread: So I forgot a grain bag on 09-03-2014 at 07:11 AM
    Next time sacrifice an old shirt or sock, or the wife's nylon hose. Unless you like this method
    of course.

  • Posted in thread: Its a MONSTER MASH! on 04-25-2014 at 06:18 AM
    Yeah! I sampled a test bottle a few weeks ago and it produced a tiny hiss. Very light
    carbonation but I'm just glad to get something. They will probably come around eventually and
    get bubbly. All the ...

  • Posted in thread: WLP 833 Slow Start? on 04-13-2014 at 07:22 AM
    Yeah I'm brewing a dunkel with this yeast now and it was slow going in the beginning, despite
    three step ups in the starter. The first time I used it it took off faster but the temp could
    have been wa...

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to make a yeast starter ahead of time on 03-23-2014 at 08:25 PM
    Next time you could reserve some of the Unhopped but boiled wort to use in a starter and pitch
    after 12-24 hours when activity has peaked.

  • Posted in thread: Beer is sticky on 03-08-2014 at 10:07 AM
    Any beer over 1.000 will have residual sugar and will leave sticky sugars behind when the water

  • Posted in thread: The Case of the Disappearing Krausen. on 03-06-2014 at 11:00 AM
    I made a starter not long ago and had to post about it here. So another day another GreenBelt
    starter. This one was new in box from AHS. I smacked the pack when I started to boil water for
    the DME. An...

  • Posted in thread: No DME for starter can you use just yeast nutrient on 03-06-2014 at 10:39 AM
    How did this beer turn out? Did you make a "lazy starter" or did you do a separate mash to get
    a starter wort?How was the beer with all that crystal? We have to know . . .

  • Posted in thread: Crystal malt diastatic power on 03-03-2014 at 07:24 AM
    It means the enzymes that convert starches to sugars are denatured and will not be able to mash
    itself or other grains. (Not considering other grains diastic power) However the heat from the
    process r...

  • Posted in thread: Edmund Fitzgerald Porter Clone on 02-27-2014 at 08:36 PM
    Ok guys I finally got this one going. I used 10- 2 row (to hit OG with my system).75- medium
    crystal.5- chocolate malt.5- roasted barleyMashed at 153 for 75 or so minutes.5oz-Northern
    Brewer 60.5oz-Fu...