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  • Posted in thread: Yeast Washing Illustrated on 12-21-2013 at 11:29 PM
    I think it's worth reading the posts from EarlyAmateurZymurgist about why NOT to rinse yeast
    and store under boiled water. Even though he had rubbed some the wrong way, he seems to know
    his stuff.EAZ ...

  • Posted in thread: Super Simple 15G Plastic Conical on 12-13-2013 at 02:31 AM
    What's the MINIMUM height required for a "fermentation chamber", fridge, freezer, etc.???The
    conical is 29", right? Could the valves and [horizontal] clear-PVC sight 'glass' make it at 39"
    or less??I ...

  • Posted in thread: Super Simple 15G Plastic Conical on 12-12-2013 at 03:20 AM
    What's the MINIMUM height required for a "fermentation chamber", fridge, freezer, etc.???The
    conical is 29", right? Could the valves and [horizontal] clear-PVC sight 'glass' make it at 39"
    or less??I ...

  • Posted in thread: Super Simple 15G Plastic Conical on 12-02-2013 at 05:47 AM
    I've been sitting on this conical for several months now and have yet to order the remaining
    parts to assemble it. Was waiting to find a standup fridge/freezer and finally got it a couple
    weeks back. ...

  • Posted in thread: keggle v. heavy duty kettle for BK on 11-14-2013 at 11:38 AM
    Cutting the top off a keg, and adding a stainless ball valve, false bottom, dip tube, sight
    glass, and blichmann thermometer was so much easier than I expected.This may sound incredibly
    ignorant, whic...

  • Posted in thread: Why Not to Pitch On Your Yeast Cake on 09-23-2013 at 04:51 PM
    I do quite a bit of plating myself, and I'm not sure you can say all of the small colonies are
    more then likely petite mutants. There may be some in there, but just as I see on this plate,
    when I plat...

  • Posted in thread: Why Not to Pitch On Your Yeast Cake on 09-23-2013 at 04:43 PM
    Bob, you should try reading the last few posts of that thread I linked you to . You'll see that
    there most certainly is science to back up the conclusions of the beneficial purposes of yeast
    washing.E...

  • Posted in thread: Why Not to Pitch On Your Yeast Cake on 09-23-2013 at 03:53 AM
    There are most definitely benefits to rinsing/washing yeast....

  • Posted in thread: Saving yeast on 09-23-2013 at 03:44 AM
    Rinsing/Washing Yeast===PROS: - Long-term yeast viability, particularly past one month or so.-
    Ability to remove ALL prior beer flavors, trub, dead yeast from the prior recipe [particularly
    useful whe...

  • Posted in thread: Saving yeast on 09-23-2013 at 03:37 AM
    The alcohol is also keeping bacteria and mold at bay. Decreased viability is better than an
    infected culture. Yeast cells are going to lose viability no matter what one does under home
    brewery conditi...

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I've done all the work solely on intuition, without hydrometer. -- Maegnar Yeast Washing Illustrated -- REVISITED!! Super Simple 15G Plastic Conical -- REVISITED
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