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Posted in thread: Blow off as starter on 06-22-2016 at 10:20 AM
Thing is, you'll never know if it was just about to start bubbling away without you having done
Posted in thread: Brewing Makerspace on 04-26-2016 at 04:36 AM
We have one in Wellington, NZ (The Occasional Brewer - They seem to do reasonably well and
are fairly priced. I've never been there but have heard good things. Been there a couple of
Posted in thread: Anyone brewed an IPA with EKG ? on 04-25-2016 at 11:55 PM
I brewed an IPA with all EKG once. It was disgusting. One of the worst beers I've ever brewed.
It doesn't taste infected either. I'll see if I can find the recipe when I get home.
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation...after a year on 04-22-2016 at 08:34 AM
Add some Brett and wait.
Posted in thread: All "Northern Brewer" ESB on 03-12-2016 at 10:20 AM
Hey,Got given 3.5oz of Northern Brewer pellets. I've never used this hop before. I'm about due
to brew an ESB - I normally use EKG/Fuggles for my ESB, but wondering how (just) NB would
work?Or would I...
Posted in thread: Questions about lager yeast on 03-08-2016 at 11:46 PM
I disagree. From my experience, as long as you can keep the temperature at 8c-13c (46-55f) for
the first 3-4 days (multiplicative phase i.e. until 50% attenuation or thereabouts) you won't
Posted in thread: Harvest Yeast From Astringent Batch on 03-08-2016 at 11:36 PM
I've had a batch turn out astringent before which I think was due to reusing the yeast too many
times (Wyeast 1968) - or perhaps not being careful enough with sanitsation.At any rate, I
wouldn't risk ...
Posted in thread: First try at a SCOBY. How does it look? on 03-04-2016 at 12:47 AM
It looks fine to me. I did basically exactly the same thing as you. You will probably the SCOBY
looks more normal in subsequent batches.
Posted in thread: Harvesting from fermenter after gelatine on 02-18-2016 at 01:36 AM
My normal yeast process is (for a strain I don't currently have) to overbuild the starter,
store a few small jars (just enough in each to inoculate a future starter) and then pitch the
Posted in thread: measuring OG of Starter on 02-16-2016 at 07:52 AM
Sometimes I measure mine with a refractometer before boiling, but usually not.