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Posted in thread: Does rehydrating dried yeast increase lag time? on 05-14-2014 at 03:55 AM
just pulled the empty US-05 packet from the trash. i'm assuming the bottom line of numbers is
the expiration date...04...2015. the top line reads 87384...120...0704.
Posted in thread: Does rehydrating dried yeast increase lag time? on 05-13-2014 at 04:03 AM
hooray for live yeasties. 18 hours post-pitch in the porter and there was the slightest layer
of krausen. now 24 hours in, a solid 1/2 inch layer and plenty of bubbles in the blow-off
bucket. your ana...
Posted in thread: Does rehydrating dried yeast increase lag time? on 05-12-2014 at 02:36 PM
Glad to see this post this morning cause I just started wondering the same thing. I sprinkled
DRY for the last couple years, aerated with a venturi tube, and didn't really bother
controlling the ferme...
Posted in thread: stc-1000 questions on 01-15-2014 at 01:35 AM
acafro, forgive me for being thick...i'm not an electrician (nor do i play one on TV), but if
the STC-1000 is, in fact, only rated to 10 amps, and a 16GA extension cord to 13 amps, wouldn't
the OP be ...
Posted in thread: stc-1000 questions on 01-14-2014 at 11:21 PM
Just built mine, and used 16GA throughout. According to the label on my chest freezer, it only
draws 5 amps, so I figure 16GA ought to cover it. Haven't actually tested it with a full load
Posted in thread: Porter W/Oak Cubes & Bourbon? on 04-13-2013 at 06:00 AM
i just brewed a bourbon barrel porter recipe from northern brewer...fermented in the primary
for 10 days, then racked to a secondary on top of 2 oz of oak cubes and 16 oz makers mark
bourbon and let i...
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 04-11-2013 at 09:42 PM
Well let's add...5 gall Black IPA5 gall American Red5 gall Chinook IPA5 gall Centennial IPA5
gall Strong Scotch5 gall Bourbon Barrel PorterSo that's 30+18794.1 = 18824.1
Posted in thread: Secondary stratification w/ a bourbon barrel porter? on 04-11-2013 at 05:06 PM
Hey Yoop, how much would the 16 oz of bourbon alter the FG? I'm guessing I should have taken a
reading on the porter BEFORE adding the bourbon, but I neglected to do so.
Posted in thread: Secondary stratification w/ a bourbon barrel porter? on 04-11-2013 at 04:32 PM
Thanks Yoop...good to know. Was afraid I may have two cases of bottle-bombs conditioning in the
Posted in thread: Secondary stratification w/ a bourbon barrel porter? on 04-11-2013 at 04:18 PM
So I'm a bit perplexed. Brewed up an AG version of Northern Brewers "Bourbon Barrel Porter".
Held her steady at a 153 degrees through an hour mash, and hit my target OG of 1.065, with 5
gallons into t...