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Posted in thread: Star San Mixture is Cloudy - Thoughts on My Water? on 08-17-2015 at 01:26 PM
I mix up 3 gallons about every 6 months and leave it in a covered pail...use it over and over.
I test the pH monthly and it is always in the 2.4-2.6 range.
Posted in thread: Anti-foam drops on 08-17-2015 at 01:19 PM
I use anti-foam for starters, in the boil and during fermentation and have never had an issue.
The quantities you gave are very reasonable.
Posted in thread: Blow off beer/wort lose on 08-17-2015 at 01:17 PM
You can build a small Burton union that recovers your blow off, returns it to the fermenter,
and captures yeast. Burton Union
Posted in thread: How a kolsch recipe turned out, right color? on 08-17-2015 at 01:12 PM
Looks like a good Alt to me, and yes, alt's are hoppier than kolsch so you could put the Perle
in there for the entire boil.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 07:04 AM
Posted in thread: Fermentaion of Glucose on 03-24-2015 at 06:54 PM
Cane = sucrose = fructose + glucoseCorn (dextrose) is glucose You are always fermenting glucose
since sucrose must first be broken down
Posted in thread: Brewing Several days in a row... Experience at a local brewery on 03-12-2015 at 05:21 PM
Makes sense to me. Having all the yeast in there upfront eliminates repeated lag phases that
you would get from incremental additions. The most significant thing that happens during that
phase is the ...
Posted in thread: Substitution for Pale LME on 03-12-2015 at 05:04 PM
Do you prefer DME? Or why?For recipe work it is much easier to measure the quantity you need.
Once LME is open, well, you pretty much need to use it all.
Posted in thread: Yeast starter question (it's not "should I make one...") on 03-01-2015 at 08:45 PM
How much DME would I use for 1.5L? Also in regard to refridgeration, do you mean after
fermenting at room temp or fermenting the whole time in the fridge? I was gonna cold crash the
starter after 48 h...
Posted in thread: Substitution for Pale LME on 03-01-2015 at 08:00 PM
So, I've gotten good advice from others on here on trying to use the lightest LME. I've been
looking for recipes to use such, but I come across "pale" quite frequently...Here is my next
brew (I think)...