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Posted in thread: First time using white labs on 09-19-2016 at 09:15 AM
I'd bet a large sum of $ it's totally fine. Room temp sure as heck should not harm the yeast
any. I used White Labs myself for the first time over two weeks ago as I also usually yeast
WYeast or use d...
Posted in thread: Fermentor size big enough? on 09-15-2016 at 09:21 AM
I would not use an extra gallon size fermenter for that secondary. I'd try to find a 3 gallon
fermenter (they sell them) for the secondary, or just leave it in primary the whole way
through. That much...
Posted in thread: When to bottle? on 09-14-2016 at 04:45 AM
Earliest I've ever bottled I think was 2.5 weeks after brew day, but it's usually 3 or more.
Really depends on my motivation, availability and if I'm aging the beer at all.
Posted in thread: What does dry yeast actually need when being rehydrated? on 09-11-2016 at 12:37 PM
I know many complain of 1.020 or higher FGs on extract brews, but I've not had that issue
unless I add lactose which SHOULD have FGs of 1.020 or higher since that's non-fermentable. My
process when us...
Posted in thread: How much loss do you have to trub at the bottom of the fermentor on 09-07-2016 at 02:39 PM
about 1/3 gallon on average
Posted in thread: What temp to use for pitching hydrated yeast into wort? on 09-06-2016 at 08:25 PM
Posted in thread: Left yeast on warm car seat on 09-04-2016 at 01:37 PM
Of course, about 90 minutes after last post, my airlock started doing its thing, so I guess my
yeast was okay afterall - still... lesson learned. LHBS AFTER grocery shopping next time...
Posted in thread: Left yeast on warm car seat on 09-04-2016 at 11:49 AM
I guess I'll see if I see anything happen by later today and if not, it'll be time add some new
Posted in thread: Should dry-hops sit on the top on 09-04-2016 at 09:30 AM
They should start to settle out over time.
Posted in thread: Left yeast on warm car seat on 09-04-2016 at 09:19 AM
I should have known better. I went to my LHBS to pick up my yeast - WL041. THEN I went grocery
shopping and foolishly left the yeast on the passenger seat - in direct sunlight - for about 80