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Posted in thread: can I pitch onto yeast cake from secondary? on 04-24-2013 at 11:25 PM
Since the yeast pellet in secondary was by definition slower to flocculate, harvesting those
cells may lead to low flocculation when you go to re-useBut yes you could still pitch onto it.
I've done it...
Posted in thread: Whirlpooling - a quick question on 04-24-2013 at 11:22 PM
What will be different/bad/horrible because I did not whirlpool? Taste? Nothing?Nothing. I used
to dump everything into the fermenter and come out with good beer. The only thing is that you
have all t...
Posted in thread: what is a "big beer" on 04-24-2013 at 11:14 PM
Come on guys... It's obviously anything over a starting gravity of 1.07742321 and nothing
less...Seriously though, that 8% is a pretty nice marker for me
Posted in thread: German IPA?! on 04-24-2013 at 01:33 AM
Am I missing something? Are Tradition and Perle both Hallertau varieties or did you just say
you loved Hallertau but aren't using them? (Read that knowing I don't really make German beers
much at all)...
Posted in thread: Making Wort Agar on 04-24-2013 at 01:30 AM
Nice! Thanks for that. I'm getting close to needing some more slants and the last time I think
I used too much agar because it was just really firm and dried way to fast not even giving me
Posted in thread: Label size?????? on 04-23-2013 at 02:34 PM
I use those cheap peal off name tags. What are those? 2x3.5 or something? They look pretty
alright, not great, but it's hard to argue with the price and simplicity of making them.
Posted in thread: wyeast 1056 vrs dry packet yeast on 04-23-2013 at 02:22 PM
05 is the only dry yeast I use consistently. It's great, easy and cheap.
Posted in thread: Beginners Barley Wine on 04-23-2013 at 03:42 AM
Well since you said beginners barleywine I'm thinking extract? If so you'll need something
different than the one above or will need to convert it to extract.More than the recipe I'd say
be careful wi...
Posted in thread: 75 F. too high? on 04-23-2013 at 03:38 AM
It's going to make your beer taste not as good as it could be. Will it taste "bad"? Probably
not bad, but there may be something going on in there. High fermentation temp will yield some
more fruity f...