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Posted in thread: Nitpicky yeast harvesting questions on 08-28-2014 at 04:18 AM
Personally I top crop+1Top cropping has another advantage in that it naturally purifies a
culture, as wild yeast and bacteria do not floc to the top. That's part of the reason why
top-cropped yeast ca...
Posted in thread: Nitpicky yeast harvesting questions on 08-28-2014 at 04:12 AM
As I have mentioned many times, rinsing yeast with water is a completely unnecessary task that
is more likely to result in contamination than an increase in viability. One does not have to
Posted in thread: What are THESE?! on 08-27-2014 at 02:40 AM
220222220223So for the last couple days I've been seeing leaves on a couple of my bines that
look like they weren't being watered. Turns out these we're eating them. Super healthy cascade
Posted in thread: Off Flavor - Oxidation? on 07-29-2014 at 05:43 PM
My only question is how much 10% phosphoric acid to add. Would it be in the 1 - 5 ml range, or
smaller increments like .1-.5 ml range?If you have a set of test results for your water supply,
Posted in thread: Off Flavor - Oxidation? on 07-29-2014 at 05:33 PM
You're not likely to win many converts by calling everyone idiots.I have never called anyone an
idiot, and I am not looking for disciples.
Posted in thread: Off Flavor - Oxidation? on 07-29-2014 at 04:42 AM
Last I heard hot side aeration was a myth and I was roundly criticized for suggesting someone
look into it even though they had the classic symptoms.Hot-side phenomena are only a myth in
the make beli...
Posted in thread: Off Flavor - Oxidation? on 07-29-2014 at 02:54 AM
Another oxidized IPA for me. Wet cardboard at exactly 1 month from brew date. I am extremely
attentive to oxidation issues. There was a large amount of hops used. All Centennial, 30
minutes on was all...
Posted in thread: SNPA inspired IPA on 07-08-2014 at 08:39 PM
SNPA does not straddle American Pale Ale and American IPA. As the gold standard for the
American Pale Ale style, SNPA is the beer by which all other American Pale Ales are judged.
Sierra Nevada basica...
Posted in thread: Reliable strike water temperature calculation on 07-06-2014 at 06:07 PM
This one is solid when you plug in accurate parameters. This formula assumes a preheated mash
tun, so you could put in water several degrees hotter than the formula gives you and wait for
it to hit yo...
Posted in thread: Brewed My First AG Batch Today on 07-06-2014 at 05:44 PM
Efficiency is something that is earned. The extraction rates on my early all-grain batches were
nothing to crow about.