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  • Posted in thread: Yay or Nay: Boil Water w/ Priming Sugar? on 01-19-2013 at 06:54 PM
    The probability is 6/(pi^2). In all seriousness, I have no idea. But it's a bad idea for other
    reasons - solid sugar dissolves pretty poorly into water at room temperature, so it would be
    difficult fo...

  • Posted in thread: Mystery? Pitched US-05 Two Days Ago...Nothing (and I mean nothing) Happened on 08-08-2012 at 01:48 AM
    Old thread, but I'm having the same issue - only with the 5 gallon fermenters I purchased from
    Morebeer. They're a sort of clear-ish plastic; meanwhile my opaque white fermenters from
    Midwest Homebrew...

  • Posted in thread: Adding water to fermentor on 07-23-2012 at 02:28 PM
    I've done this a handful of times to no ill effect. I don't bother with distilled usually -
    spring water is just fine for adjusting volume at pitching time, and a lot less weird. In your
    case, though,...

  • Posted in thread: yeast starter substitute? on 06-30-2012 at 03:51 AM
    I've done it a few times with table sugar, and my yeast never seem to forget how to be yeast.
    From an evolutionary standpoint it is very unlikely that such a dramatic change would occur
    over a short p...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation snuck up in me! on 06-29-2012 at 05:29 PM
    Ok, I apologize, in retrospect, that was rude.It strikes me as pretty unnecessary for an
    extract Irish Red - as others have stated, it's an ale with quite a lot going on, and whatever
    minuscule differ...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation snuck up in me! on 06-29-2012 at 02:11 PM
    That is a VERY good method. keep doing that and you will make fantastic beer :mug:I kinda
    disagree - that method is way overkill for a Betty Crocker extract Irish Red.

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation snuck up in me! on 06-29-2012 at 01:53 PM
    I'd just bottle it and let it clear up in the bottle, it's pretty clear you won't have that
    much more fermentation going on... and this way you can drink it faster. :D.

  • Posted in thread: Stella Artois Black AG clone recipe? on 06-26-2012 at 01:59 PM
    Thanks for the replies. Hmmm... that recipe seems like a good starting point.A couple
    questions:Are there any good dry yeast alternatives to wlp802? I'm a little lazy and have a bad
    habit of just pitc...

  • Posted in thread: Stella Artois Black AG clone recipe? on 06-26-2012 at 12:29 AM
    Hey,I'm brewing for an upcoming wedding, and there's been a very special request from the
    bride-to-be: she wants me to clone her favorite beer, Stella Artois Black. :mug:I've never
    heard of this beer ...

  • Posted in thread: Berliner with Lacto and Brett only? on 06-25-2012 at 03:53 PM
    The OG was only 1.035 and I'm going to keg it, so the brett can develop over time without
    worry. One concern I have with the brett lag time ect, is should I pitch the 05 in a couple
    days or no? If the...

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