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  • Posted in thread: Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier Clone??? on 06-17-2009 at 09:58 PM
    Has anyone used the Wyeast 3638 (WLP 351) instead of the Wyeast 3068 (WLP 300) with this same
    recipe? I've been trying for a Julius Echter clone and my next step is to try the WLP 351. I
    recently trie...

  • Posted in thread: Secondary in plastic; anti-oxidation ideas? on 05-04-2009 at 08:20 PM
    If you keg, use a CO2 line to purge the oxygen from the bucket. A few seconds at 10-12 psi
    should do the trick.I use this same method when kegging by putting the gas on the beer out post
    for a few sec...

  • Posted in thread: Does this yeast starter look OK to you? on 04-22-2009 at 01:54 PM
    White Labs should include a small warning leaflet with that strain! A first timer with a weak
    heart might not survive the shock of finding swirling chunks in their starter!

  • Posted in thread: Does this yeast starter look OK to you? on 04-21-2009 at 06:57 PM
    My starter of WLP002 English Ale looked exactly like that. I was pretty nervous until I went to
    the White Labs site and they listed flocculation as very high for that strain. That was my
    first time us...

  • Posted in thread: Second Batch, First Explosion on 04-14-2009 at 10:30 PM
    AHS - Blow Off Hose 1" Thick WallThis tubing will fit inside the neck of a 6.5gal glass carboy
    with an airtight fit. You need about 4 feet to get from the carboy neck to the sanitized jug.
    That sounds...

  • Posted in thread: WLP002 English Ale - Sour Smelling Starter? on 04-10-2009 at 06:24 PM
    Had a 1500mL starter of DME only at around 1.040 on the stirplate for about 24 hours with
    WLP002 English Ale. I just pitched it, but the starter had a sour-ish smell to it.Is that
    normal for WLP002? T...

  • Posted in thread: Krausen when using a stirplate on 04-07-2009 at 07:58 PM
    This one is a bottle harvest that I stepped up to 1500mL, so I left it on the plate for a
    longer time. I haven't made a starter with the stirplate yet, but I'll keep the 12-24 hour
    timeframe in mind. ...

  • Posted in thread: Krausen when using a stirplate on 04-07-2009 at 07:47 PM
    I'm new to stirplate use and I've seen a dark ring form on the flask right at the liquid line
    after a few days on the plate. Is this considered krausen when using a stirplate? Obviously the
    vortex wou...

  • Posted in thread: Experimental IPA (Amarillo & Cascade) on 04-06-2009 at 05:01 PM
    I got 5oz of Cascade hops on the cheap and some Amarillo hops that I need to use. I was trying
    to create an IPA extract recipe based on the two. Any inputs or other recipe ideas are

  • Posted in thread: BM's Blue Balls - Got the Blue, but where's the Balls? on 03-30-2009 at 11:04 PM
    I tasted a little today and the basics are there, just missing the orange flavor. I splashed a
    little OJ in the sample and it tasted great! I'm going to dump some of the vodka soaked bitter
    orange and...