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Posted in thread: Preparing for Brew Day from Washed Yeast on 05-26-2012 at 12:24 AM
Im really looking for techniques to use when preparing washed yeast for a brew day. My yeast
has been in cold storage for a week, and I believe everything is healthy inside. I looked for
Posted in thread: How to transport a starter for brew day? on 05-06-2012 at 08:00 PM
Why do y'all need to transport your starters? The farthest mine go is from the downstairs
kitchen to the upstairs kitchen.Ha, my buddy wanted to host brew day. So I brought the grain
and yeast! He sup...
Posted in thread: How to transport a starter for brew day? on 05-05-2012 at 07:52 PM
Well I decided the easiest way to keep my starter safe was to buckle her up! Gonna be weird
explaining this if I get pulled over. :)
Posted in thread: Sugar Alternatives for a Yeast Starter on 04-07-2012 at 04:30 AM
I've had this situation before. I just sanitized extra carefully and racked into my primary
vessel and let it sit overnight until my starter was ready. Then I pitched. Everything turned
out great. You...
Posted in thread: Sugar Alternatives for a Yeast Starter on 04-07-2012 at 03:33 AM
How big is the beer you are making?There has been a lot of discussion that a starter with
simple sugar makes "lazy" yeast that do a poor job of processing maltose. a 4 hour starter is
better than no s...
Posted in thread: Sugar Alternatives for a Yeast Starter on 04-07-2012 at 03:23 AM
I intended to make a yeast starter for tomorrow's brew day, but forgot to pick up DME. A few
questions. 1.) Can I use corn sugar for the yeast starter? If so, what would the recipe amount
be for a 1.0...
Posted in thread: Indoor gardening? on 09-07-2011 at 12:00 AM
The whole seeing the seasons change is starting to get old. My brother, the smart one, lives in
Posted in thread: Indoor gardening? on 09-06-2011 at 11:38 PM
You can do something lo-tech.
Posted in thread: Indoor gardening? on 09-06-2011 at 10:29 PM
This small nutriculture system (Drip Irrigation System) was only $90 and is suitable for 10-12
plants. I grew 4 lettuce, 2 swiss chard and 3 arugula and 1 kale plant. Here are the results
about 50 d...
Posted in thread: Indoor gardening? on 09-06-2011 at 03:51 PM
Check out Invent Geek which has a couple of nice DIY hydroponics links.