Last Activity:09-05-2012 6:09 PM
Posted in thread: Washed Yeast Color on 08-18-2012 at 09:43 PM
I ended up keeping some of both the dark-grey yeast as well as the creamer "throw-away" jar.
After 18 hours and no activity with the dark-grey yeast I pitched the "throw-away" jar, and got
Posted in thread: Project Fedora: The Return of Tex on 05-25-2012 at 12:20 PM
NOTE: PLUG below. If you aren't an adventure game fan, you should probably go to the next
thread now.If there are any adventure game fans out there, the Tex Murphy series has a
kickstarter going. If y...
Posted in thread: keg help on 02-27-2012 at 02:46 PM
Look at your suppliers, and find out how many have ball-lock vs pin-lock kegs available. think
about whether or not you might want to buy some more in 5-10 years. Ask them which they expect
to be more...
Posted in thread: Washed Yeast Color on 02-23-2012 at 01:58 AM
Starter's done. This is a very odd yeast. There are some HUGE clumps of nice, creamy off-white
yeast. They settle out as fast as trub, they are so big. Then the suspended yeast is this dark
tan color ...
Posted in thread: Washed Yeast Color on 02-21-2012 at 11:36 AM
Well, the starter seems to be fermenting away nicely. So either the 3 weeks in primary was a
little long, or the wort made it darker than usual. Original fermentation was a 36-hour race;
fastest I've ...
Posted in thread: Washed Yeast Color on 02-20-2012 at 12:36 PM
The strain is listed as "highly flocculant"... If I've got clumps of yeast instead of single
cells, that might do it. I am running a repitiching series, so I don't want to dump it unless I
have to. Si...
Posted in thread: Washed Yeast Color on 02-20-2012 at 11:47 AM
It's from a best bitter, so not particularly dark. Only reason I worry was that the starter
yeast was the normal color, so these guys must have picked up some color somewhere I guess.
Posted in thread: Washed Yeast Color on 02-20-2012 at 11:42 AM
Usually when I wash yeast it comes out a creamy near-white. I just washed some wyeast 1882
(Thames Valley 2) and it's a deep tan, with shades of grey. Very odd. Anyone seen this before?
Posted in thread: Copper RIMS Tube on 02-03-2012 at 11:48 AM
: I have a PVC cap that fits over the end nicely. it's just cropped out of the photo.
Posted in thread: Copper RIMS Tube on 02-03-2012 at 02:04 AM
Yes, by the way, that is 1" pipe. Element fits nicely in it. Whole thing was about $60, less