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Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-22-2015 at 10:20 PM
Posted in thread: Simple Yeast Storage Procedure on 06-22-2015 at 03:03 PM
My mistake, it sounded like you had just brewed and were expecting your starter to have
activity in 2-3 hours. I usually give my starters at least 24, and even then it doesn't seem
like there's much a...
Posted in thread: Simple Yeast Storage Procedure on 06-22-2015 at 02:40 PM
It sounds like you're expecting instant results on this. How long was it in the actual starter,
because it sounds like about an hour or two from what youre saying.It was 20 hours when I first
Posted in thread: Simple Yeast Storage Procedure on 06-22-2015 at 01:30 PM
Some of my starters can take 3 to 7 days before they start showing signs of life, especially if
the yeast is really old (or from my frozen "bank")very interested to see how yours turns
Posted in thread: Simple Yeast Storage Procedure on 06-22-2015 at 04:51 AM
Well I pitched the lagging starter. Fingers crossed that I harvested the yeast correctly and it
is still alive and there was enough in there.
Posted in thread: Simple Yeast Storage Procedure on 06-22-2015 at 02:25 AM
Describe your recipe for the starter wort.If it were me, I'd pitch that slurry now to get the
colony going. It may lag for a while, but at least it's in the red IPAThe starter wort is a
watered down s...
Posted in thread: Simple Yeast Storage Procedure on 06-21-2015 at 10:04 PM
I brewed a red IPA last night, but didn't make the starter until then too. The starter consists
of 3 month old 1056 slurry, about 8 ounces worth because I wanted to make sure I had plenty. OG
Posted in thread: To those of you who brew outdoors on 06-13-2015 at 06:59 PM
Update: things have changed dramatically since starting this thread. The family and I moved
into a bigger house. Plenty of inside storage and extra space in the garage. There's a big
patio for outdoor...
Posted in thread: Faster Brew Day Tips for a New Dad on 06-06-2015 at 03:04 PM
I'm thinking that my next time-saving move is to go the no-chill method and just pitch the next
day. I've got two little ones, but still manage to brew every month or so. I currently BIAB so
a fine mi...
Posted in thread: Best yeast for a hoppy red? on 05-26-2015 at 01:15 AM
Thanks everyone! I'll be going with the 1056 since it is more fresh. Really looking forward to