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Posted in thread: Help me identify microscope pics of yeast / bacteria on 01-12-2016 at 02:17 AM
this gives me the heebie jeebies
Posted in thread: Help me identify microscope pics of yeast / bacteria on 01-11-2016 at 02:21 AM
Just chiming in to say how awesome this is. However, I'm not sure if this makes me WANT a
microscope, or never look at my yeast for fear of what I'll find...
Posted in thread: Hep me figure out the reason for my off flavor on 01-11-2016 at 02:12 AM
I always read that rubber smell was autolysis, which is dead / old yeast building up, but
nothing from your procedure strikes me as odd that way. Even if you had a little bit of old
yeast in your froz...
Posted in thread: Did I get enough growth in my starter? on 01-11-2016 at 02:08 AM
I agree- sounds about right. Post a picture if you can.
Posted in thread: Guide to Making a Frozen Yeast Bank on 12-30-2015 at 02:35 AM
This guy is.Hey butterpants, if you feel that my framing would discourage people from looking
into and learning about the proper way to count, given that the large number of variables
involved in free...
Posted in thread: Beersmith User? on 12-29-2015 at 05:00 AM
I measured my equipment, did some basic calibration (boil off rates, etc.) and started from
there. Once that all worked, just keep good records when you make beer and tweak it. E.g., if
Posted in thread: Guide to Making a Frozen Yeast Bank on 12-28-2015 at 03:41 AM
***YAAWN*** ***STRETCH***I just read the whole thread! My equipment is here, and I'm ready to
start my own yeast bank. Thanks to everyone who contributed!!Since a lot of people say that
they do not re...
Posted in thread: Thermowell for Thermostar Controller on 12-27-2015 at 02:51 AM
I have had only mediocre results with taping the probe to the outside of the carboy, but if you
read down the forum a little, others have had good results that way.For my thermowell I use I
am sure ...
Posted in thread: Anyone see yeast do this? on 12-27-2015 at 02:48 AM
Wow! Is there some kind of thickening agent in there? I would be worried about forgetting to
rinse out soap or something.. I'm curious as to how it tastes.I always ferment in glass these
days and have...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Bucket lid covered in yeast on 12-25-2015 at 01:43 AM
I used to leave it when I used bucket fermenters. It's clean, and just yeast and CO2, so you're
good to go!