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Posted in thread: Starters on 07-02-2015 at 02:13 PM
I see no reason why that wouldn't work. The only cost would DME each time and, of course, your
time. The only other con, of course, is you'd be limited to one yeast strain, so choose one
Posted in thread: What size is your secondary? on 07-01-2015 at 05:16 PM
Mine are all 5 gallons.
Posted in thread: Kitchen sink ale on 07-01-2015 at 05:04 PM
Off the top of my head it tastes like what I'd imagine moldy seaweed tastes like.Here are the
notes I took along the way - hope you get a laugh...38.Low Rent Ale – made a 1L starter
with 05 a fe...
Posted in thread: Which sanitizer do you recommend? on 07-01-2015 at 02:22 PM
People consider others, I'm guessing, 'cause they fear the foam. It makes them think they're
putting soap in their beer. I use Star San myself, but I can see why others (probably
beginners) would crin...
Posted in thread: re-pitching yeast--how long is wort still viable? on 07-01-2015 at 02:19 PM
What was your process for rehydrating? I know pretty much all directions just say pitch yeast
directly onto cooled wort. That's the safest way to go. You'll lose a fair amount of yeast
Posted in thread: re-pitching yeast--how long is wort still viable? on 07-01-2015 at 01:40 PM
Bummer man - what temp did you pitch at? Did you aerate the wort? I'd probably throw another $4
packet of dry at it, but I don't know how it would turn out. I've had some beers finish higher
than I wa...
Posted in thread: Kitchen sink ale on 07-01-2015 at 01:36 PM
Well, I don't even know if this batch is worth bottling. The clarity and color are good, but
the pros stop there. The aroma and taste are downright awful. I dry hopped it yesterday with 1
oz. of Simco...
Posted in thread: Does squeezing or pressing eliminated need for sparging? on 06-29-2015 at 07:57 PM
I've done 3 BIAB. My first two had really, really bad efficiency and they had the full water in
the mash/boil. My third one I had a thicker mash and dunk sparged and squeezed the bag after
the mash an...
Posted in thread: No carbonation after bottling on 06-27-2015 at 11:37 PM
I've never bottled without boiling the priming sugar. You said after 2.5 weeks they have "very
little carbonation." But, when you open a bottle, if there is a slight noise and you see even
Posted in thread: Fermentation on 06-27-2015 at 12:51 PM
Rack, if you want to rack after 2 weeks. If not, let it sit in primary for 3 and then bottle.