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Posted in thread: Washed yeast shelf life and Dry hopped washing on 03-04-2013 at 11:48 PM
I cleaned out my cold storage area where I keep harvested (Rinsed - 2nd generation) and I found
a couple of pint jars of WLP 545 that were 2 years old. They looked fine (no obvious signs of
Posted in thread: Pitching Washed Yeast For Bottling on 04-19-2010 at 04:56 AM
OK, I brewed a great Belgian Tripel and now the FG (~1.010) is right where I want it, nice and
dry (OG was 1.076) but I think while in secondary the poor yeast may have been worked to death
Posted in thread: New brewer in Anchorage on 04-01-2010 at 05:26 AM
Welcome to the forum!I am out in the valley in Palmer. There is quite of good brew scene here
in AK and there is a brew club in Anchorage as well.
Posted in thread: Cheers from Alaska! on 03-22-2010 at 12:08 AM
Boomer,All my equipment is low tech and made from scratch (Home Depot and Lowes). MLT is an
igloo cooler converted at a fraction of what most LHBS charge. All grain doesn't have to be
expensive but it...
Posted in thread: Cheers from Alaska! on 03-21-2010 at 11:49 PM
Boomer,There is one small LHBS here but their emphasis is on wine (brew on premise) but they
have a limited amount of supplies. For most of my grain I go into Anchorage to Arctic Brewing
Supplies off ...
Posted in thread: Cheers from Alaska! on 03-21-2010 at 11:32 PM
Bibtm,Cool, welcome from another valley brewer :mug:PM me if you need anything, I'm an all
grain brewer so if you want to make the jump let me know.We should form a Mat-Su Valley brew
club. What would...
Posted in thread: Howdy from the Last Frontier! on 03-21-2010 at 10:43 PM
Hey Boomer!Welcome to the best beer forum on the internet! You'll find a lot of good advice and
recipies.I am up in the valley in Palmer and have been brewing for about 10 years. Also, there
is a good...
Posted in thread: Best Brewing books on 03-18-2010 at 04:57 AM
OK, I have to chime in here and kick up the geek level a bit. For anyone that is a serious all
grain brewer, two of my favorite books and ones that I continually refer back to are:Ray
Posted in thread: AG chocolate honey porter on 01-25-2010 at 04:44 AM
Inchrisin,I have heard that the use of chocolate is messy and I heard using the powdered
chocolate works better (less coca butter?). Anyone have any feedback on this?I just bottled a
porter that was s...
Posted in thread: Spent grain preservation and grain drying on 12-30-2009 at 06:53 AM
I just usually take the spent grains down the road to friend that has a pig, a Vietnamese
Pot-bellied pig. She really loves the spent grains and can pack away a 5.5 gallon batch of
spent grains in a d...