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Posted in thread: Mail Order Mother Arrives! on 02-08-2011 at 12:28 AM
Wouldn't I want the second mother to form? This is my first time. I thought a 1/8" to 1/4" new
mother would be created during the process.Yes, but you don't need to wait for it to finish
Posted in thread: Mail Order Mother Arrives! on 02-06-2011 at 07:12 PM
1 week later and I have a slight film over the surface of the tea. It is a little colder than
it should be but I think it's close enough... I'll give it another week and see how it's
Posted in thread: Mold on 02-06-2011 at 07:06 PM
This batch is a mix mostly green with some licorice. should be interesting.The last batch was
green and matte, i think I brewed it too long, it came out extremely bitter.Also, do you know
why it might...
Posted in thread: Equipment Limitations on 01-25-2011 at 01:08 AM
Maybe you could say more...sounds like you've got what you need!I have the bare minimum of
equipment I might need, including these pots, a bag, carboys, etc.I've already done a couple of
Posted in thread: Equipment Limitations on 01-24-2011 at 11:19 PM
I'm looking for suggestions on how BIAB brewers might use the equipment I have. I came across a
34 qt pot and a 9 qt pot. Getting more equipment isn't really an option, so any suggestions
would be gre...
Posted in thread: Mold on 01-10-2011 at 11:45 PM
That can happen fairly easily when you don't test the pH or control the temperature of your
brew.With that said, I have yet to invest in any equipment that would allow me to do so. I've
Posted in thread: Mold on 01-10-2011 at 02:59 AM
She looks great!Mold will typically be fuzzy/hairy and green, blue, or grey in appearance.As
you guessed, the brown spots are yeast.Those translucent spots are where the SCOBY has started
Posted in thread: How long has graff been around for? on 11-06-2010 at 12:13 PM
I'm wondering because I recently saw a news article where the owner of a brewery claimed that
graff is from the 19th century.Here's the quote:"Thomas is also a big fan of graff cider, an
Posted in thread: Avatar Jasmine IPA Clone on 10-23-2010 at 09:41 PM
Good to know.. Do you guys see any reason why I can't use regular dextrin malt instead of the
Cara-hell Weyermann?I've subbed with Carapils before and it came out great.
Posted in thread: Avatar Jasmine IPA Clone on 10-20-2010 at 01:40 AM
I just ordered some dry jasmine flowers.. Whats the difference between flowers and
"pearls?"Jasmine pearls are "balls" of green tea that have been flavored with Jasmine blossoms.
They'll add tannins a...