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Posted in thread: Added WYeast Propagator directly into batch without using the starter! on 11-13-2006 at 03:03 AM
WYeast has a listing of all of their yeasts on their website at If you look up the yeast that
you're using there is a recommended fermentation temperature. For example 1007 German Ale Yeast
Posted in thread: Caramel cream ale? on 11-13-2006 at 02:46 AM
I also didn't make a starter in time, I used "EasYeast" American Ale yeast. Never used their
yeast before but the bottle said it had 4 million viable yeast cells and didn't need a starter
for a standa...
Posted in thread: Has anyone tried this Pumpkin Porter Kit? on 11-13-2006 at 02:25 AM
I just tasted this after it's been in the bottle for a few weeks, and it's GREAT! The flavors
balanced out well for what I look for in a Porter. The only thing I'm not sure if I like yet is
a heavier ...
Posted in thread: Recycling sanitizer water on 10-20-2006 at 08:13 PM
There's some good info on One Step and how long you can store it here.
Posted in thread: My First Smack Pack Attempt on 10-20-2006 at 02:25 AM
I usually pop the bubble right before I brew, the pack is just starting to swell when it's time
to pitch and I get the yeast in the carboy when it's getting excited. :D No problems, no
Posted in thread: Holiday Gingerbread Beer - need recipe help on 10-19-2006 at 02:47 AM
You might give this a try. I found it in a newsletter from last year.This beer - like any good
Holiday ale - is full of malty rich goodness. TheCarastan adds a noticeable toffee flavor, and
Posted in thread: Flaked oats? on 10-19-2006 at 02:31 AM
A little late for your brew, but someome just posted a link to BYO on oats and I think it
applies here. oats are available in the supermarket. It is best to buy the "quick cook" or
"one minute" oats....
Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout on 10-19-2006 at 02:13 AM
is that really true? i've seen plenty of extract + steeped grain recipes for oatmeal stout that
say to steep the oats, although i've never made one myself.For example, this one from BYO: It
says to ...
Posted in thread: Two year old DME on 10-18-2006 at 06:02 PM
Yep, I'm going to use it! Thanks for the feedback.Jason
Posted in thread: Two year old DME on 10-17-2006 at 04:58 PM
I just found 6 pounds of DME in my basement that is going on 2 years old. I found the following
link at BYO that says, " Dry malt extract should be stored just like grains. As long as the DME
is dry a...