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  • Posted in thread: Lacto infection and cold crashing on 08-28-2014 at 02:50 AM
    It won't go away. Lacto is just like yeast in that they go dormant at low temps. So you'll
    still have the lacto production that's in there already, but it won't get worse as long as you
    keep it at fri...

  • Posted in thread: Never wash your yeast again!!!! on 08-26-2014 at 03:32 AM
    Here is the page where I picked it up from

  • Posted in thread: Never wash your yeast again!!!! on 08-26-2014 at 03:25 AM
    I'm guessing he means a very weak saline solution so it's in osmotic equilibrium (or whatever
    the right term is) with the yeast cells. So it doesn't extract nutrients from them. I thought
    when he wrot...

  • Posted in thread: Gelatin vs Isinglass Experiment on 08-26-2014 at 01:54 AM
    If you look at the base of the bottles, I think you can see how much is dropping out.Bottles
    1&4 look to be clearing the best.

  • Posted in thread: Lacto infection and cold crashing on 08-26-2014 at 12:37 AM
    I had/have what I thought was a lacto infection at the end of fermentation, filmy, big bubbles
    etc, but I thought I would let it go and see what happened. Stuck it in the fridge to cold
    crash and it h...

  • Posted in thread: Never wash your yeast again!!!! on 03-28-2014 at 05:24 PM
    Using White Labs, when I start with a new batch of yeast, I use a sanitized eyedropper to
    remove some from the White Labs vial and put it into some small vials of salt water solution
    for storage in th...

  • Posted in thread: Celtic Stout on 03-23-2014 at 09:18 PM
    Yeah, it scored a 30. Comments were a bit too roasted with some astringency. Needs a little
    more body. Overall quite well done.The roasted flavor dominated the chocolate and whisky. I
    just brewed it a...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Competition Question on 03-12-2014 at 09:03 PM
    so, got the competition results back today, didn't score as well as I would have liked to,
    comments were mostly out of style and too much carb. I knew I had a carb problem. The written
    feedback on the...

  • Posted in thread: Celtic Stout on 02-23-2014 at 12:07 AM
    I just entered this into the Drunk Monk. Curious to see how it scores...

  • Posted in thread: Bourbon Barrel Flavor Without The Barrel on 02-14-2014 at 08:26 PM
    I've got my citrus/mint Weiss conditioning, and I'm getting ideas around for my next batch:
    Bourbon Barrel-Aged IPAProblem: I don't have ready or easy access to used barrels.Possible
    solutions: Just a...

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