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Posted in thread: Yeast Culturing Kit Recommendations? on 01-30-2015 at 05:58 PM
For those of you building up a pitch from a slant or Petri dish: How do you estimate your final
cell count? With a hemocytometer, optical density meter, one of the popular online calculators
Posted in thread: Yeast Culturing Kit Recommendations? on 01-29-2015 at 07:21 PM
Here's my list of pros: 1) You only need 2 or 3 slants for each strain (1 working slant and 1
or 2 backups)2) It only takes 5 minutes to set up and streak a plate. (OK and 3 to 4 days
Posted in thread: Yeast Culturing Kit Recommendations? on 01-29-2015 at 03:50 PM
The kit does look good but I really wouldn't use it myself. I think you'd be better off
building up your own. Morebeer has pretty much all the stuff you'll need. kit seems to use
Petri dishes a lot ...
Posted in thread: Inland Empire brewing clubs on 01-20-2015 at 07:14 AM
Here's the Facebook page for the Inland Empires Brewers Club. I'm in Rancho Cucamonga, and was
thinking of joining, but I'm about as close to them as I am to the Beer Me Brew Club (which may
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 01-12-2015 at 12:21 AM
I'm working on the next version of clone of Coniston Bluebird Bitter now.7 lbs 4.0 oz Pale
Malt, Maris Otter (Thomas Fawcett) (3.0 SRM) Grain 7 95.1 % 6.0 oz Crystal, Dark - 150L
(Muntons) (150.0 SRM)...
Posted in thread: Monster Mill owners with base - quick question on 12-29-2014 at 04:16 PM
Works fine on top of standard home depot 5 gallon bucket so would think it would be the same on
a 6.5 gallon one as well
Posted in thread: Mild recipe on 12-24-2014 at 04:32 PM
Great, glad it worked out well.Try using Maris Otter as the base malt next time instead of the
GW pale, I think you'll notice the difference.
Posted in thread: How do commercial yeast companies propagate their yeast without changing yeas... on 12-17-2014 at 04:52 AM
Guessing they will aliquot lots of standard stock solutions of their yeast stocks at low
generation time and freeze in liquid nitrogen or -80C. Then keep track of the number of
passages or generations...
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 12-14-2014 at 05:38 PM
Interestingly Firestone Walker does a 60 min mash at 145F, followed by 10 mins at 155F for
their american pale 31 beer. Most of their stuff is heavily UK influenced. Have done that quite
a few times a...
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 12-13-2014 at 10:45 PM
It sounds like red wheat would be good in a Nut Brown Ale. As for foam stability, do you think
it is better than white wheat?For what its worth I think red wheat is primarily grown in the US