Last Activity:03-30-2013 7:04 AM
Posted in thread: No Fermentation after 5 days on 03-29-2013 at 11:42 PM
Thanks guys. The readings were hydro readings. The temp was in the low 70s when I pitched. I
have a plate chiller. The beer is clear. I've never had this problem before so I was unsure how
long I coul...
Posted in thread: No Fermentation after 5 days on 03-29-2013 at 10:20 PM
Alright folks, here is my question. I brewed on Sunday. I have had no fermentation (I suspected
a problem with the yeast but used it anyway). Took a gravity reading on Tuesday and again
Posted in thread: Unhappy 3rd generation yeast on 07-15-2011 at 04:04 AM
@ samc- how quickly does the primary take off for you when you do this? As you can see I
usually don't do it this way but it is reassuring to know that others do without issues.
Posted in thread: Unhappy 3rd generation yeast on 07-15-2011 at 04:02 AM
@ bsquared- i figured you were just giving me ****. No worries. Thanks for the info! I am
seeing some activity now so i think all is ok. It was just not the norm for me so I was a bit
Posted in thread: Unhappy 3rd generation yeast on 07-15-2011 at 03:23 AM
To be clear, there was never any plan to dump it. I know that yeast take a while to wake up.
That wasn't my question. The question was about whether or not anyone who regularly re-uses
yeast had seen ...
Posted in thread: Unhappy 3rd generation yeast on 07-15-2011 at 01:30 AM
I was just using my washed yeast. No starter. I used to regularly make starters with my reused
yeast but haven't been doing it all the time lately. This is the first time I've had an issue
with it. Do...
Posted in thread: Unhappy 3rd generation yeast on 07-14-2011 at 11:42 PM
Hey all-I need some advice. Today was brew day (an APA that I've brewed too many times to
count- my house beer). I pitched about 6hrs ago now and still have no yeast activity. I know
that lag times ca...
Posted in thread: Wort Chilling set up question on 04-02-2009 at 11:35 PM
I have my plate chiller set up to use gravity and it works amazing! Since you don't have a rig
I would just build a stand out of 2x4's and mount it a little below your boil kettle.Cool.
Thanks. Does i...
Posted in thread: Wort Chilling set up question on 04-01-2009 at 03:01 PM
Hey all-I am moving to all-grain brewing and in the process of setting up my brewery. I decided
to go with a Shirron plate chiller but am now trying to figure out how best to feed the wort
Posted in thread: Saison Fermentation Question on 02-07-2009 at 01:18 AM
Thanks for the replies so far!As far as temps go I had a heating pad on the fermentor for the
first two weeks keeping it at between 80-90 degrees. This is what I had read about doing in
many threads (...