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Posted in thread: Drying Cascade Cones on 09-17-2012 at 01:09 AM
A coworker that doesn't brew gave me about a gallon-sized freezer bag full of cascade cones he
picked last week. I've kept in the refrigerator for the past week or so. Can someone give me a
Posted in thread: Looking for a newbie recipe on 07-17-2012 at 03:11 AM
Thanks. I got a little quicker response from the local hombrew guys who told me to steep the
grains, then remove them, then bring it to a boil, temporarily take it OFF the heat and add the
malt, then ...
Posted in thread: I can't believe I didn't prime... on 07-08-2012 at 10:31 AM
Or you could just let it sit for a while and it will carbonate naturally on its own.
Posted in thread: Few questions, on 07-08-2012 at 10:29 AM
I can answer your ABV question right away. You racked a bunch of active yeast on top of 4 lbs
of simple sugar. No wonder your ABV went through the roof.What is it with new brewers and fruit
Posted in thread: Starter Ingredients: Cheap White Sugar + Nutrients? on 07-06-2012 at 10:54 PM
So Basically, using table sugar does not get the yeasts creative juices flowing? get it? :DNot
sure what you mean, but using table sugar as a medium for growing a yeast starter is a bad idea
and does ...
Posted in thread: Starter Ingredients: Cheap White Sugar + Nutrients? on 07-06-2012 at 07:16 PM
I don't see any harm in feeding it simple sugar. I have began doing this, and it seems fine..
It seems to multiply at ease.You should read that article I linked to - it specifically
mentions making st...
Posted in thread: Forgot to sanitize my erlenmeyer flask! on 07-06-2012 at 04:02 AM
boiling in the flask sterilizes it which is even better than sanitizing it.Yeah, but it may not
sanitize the surfaces of the glass which are further away from the burner. Wort boils at about
202 F at ...
Posted in thread: Forgot to sanitize my erlenmeyer flask! on 07-06-2012 at 04:00 AM
Didn't boil in the flask but I have more yeast. Might be short on dme though. I'm going to redo
it. If the starter wort is a little weak I don't think it'll hurt anything as long as the yeast
can get ...
Posted in thread: Forgot to sanitize my erlenmeyer flask! on 07-06-2012 at 03:56 AM
Did you boil the DME in the flask? If you did that would sanitize it.I thought of that, but I'm
not convinced that boiling DME heats up the Erlenmeyer flask enough to sanitize it thoroughly.
When I ma...
Posted in thread: Forgot to sanitize my erlenmeyer flask! on 07-06-2012 at 03:47 AM
Making my first starter from washed yeast and forgot to sanitize my erlenmeyer flask. Should I
dump it and start over or let it go? How can you tell if a starter is