Last Activity:02-08-2011 5:17 PM
Posted in thread: Is my wyeast pack still good? on 02-08-2011 at 06:43 PM
for a package that old I would make a starter with an og of around 1.020. Allow it to ferment
24 hours and then chill and decant. After that I would make a one liter starter with a 1.040 og
Posted in thread: Flocculation after 2 weeks on 01-30-2011 at 03:56 AM
Alright I have a smoked porter that will be two weeks old tomorrow. The yeast still has yet to
flocculate out. Is this normal? I just switched to better bottles and can finally observe
Posted in thread: Decanting Questions on 01-28-2011 at 05:57 PM
Thanks for the excellent responses. Should I put it back on the stir plate prior to pitching?
Posted in thread: Decanting Questions on 01-28-2011 at 05:37 PM
Alright so I made a starter Tuesday. Went on the stir plate for 48 hours. Crashed it in my
chest freezer and now I want to decant it. Is it as simple as just pouring off the wort? What
Posted in thread: All grain starter & lag time questions. on 01-27-2011 at 08:29 PM
Nothing wrong with an all grain starter. As long as your OG is around 1.040 you should be fine.
I personally use DME just because its easy.As far as your second question you actually don't
want to see...