Last Activity:11-24-2015 7:17 PM
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Posted in thread: Being a homebrewer and living with BMC drinkers on 11-24-2015 at 06:51 PM
I'm coming up on my annual time to shine. Every year for the UM-OSU game I have a huge party
and supply everything, beer included. In the beginning I bought kegs. But people have accepted
the fact tha...
Posted in thread: Word pronunciation question on 11-24-2015 at 05:40 PM
I used to always say it as 3 sih-LAH-bles. Then that darn Guinness commercial came along and I
find myself being annoying and imitating them every time I say it :-p
Posted in thread: How effective is cold crashing? on 11-23-2015 at 08:34 PM
If you're using an S-type airlock you're fine as it will simply bubble the other direction. If
it's a 3 piece airlock then you'll suck back.
Posted in thread: Dry yeast fermentation problem--HELP on 11-20-2015 at 09:47 PM
As long as you realize where the mistake occurred. I just didn't want you to get done and be
disappointed and give up on it as a waste of time. :-)Plus like he said, if you simply added
water and didn...
Posted in thread: How important is it to control the temperature of a yeast starter? on 11-20-2015 at 09:42 PM
From what I have read you are more concerned about making healthy yeast during the starter
reproduction phase. You do not need to be as concerned about the temperatures that produce
Posted in thread: Dry yeast fermentation problem--HELP on 11-20-2015 at 08:44 PM
Ok 1.024 for an OG is going to be a really low ABV (like at best 3%). Where did you get the
recipe from? If the lid isn't sealed well (assuming it's a plastic bucket fermenter which are
Posted in thread: Pollinating your beer: Brewing with Bee Extract on 11-20-2015 at 07:53 PM
That is a possibility lol he does look like he's been in there for awhile... Now I just need a
wasp related name for my beer, so I can give it to people and have a little laugh when they say
how good ...
Posted in thread: Pollinating your beer: Brewing with Bee Extract on 11-20-2015 at 07:36 PM
You sure he didn't get in during the boil? I know during my last boil in September the yellow
jackets were really feisty and even into late October this year they were quite active. If one
Posted in thread: Dry yeast fermentation problem--HELP on 11-20-2015 at 06:13 PM
The airlock isn't a good way to check for yeast activity. When you added the extra yeast was
there any krausen on the surface? The temperature should have been fine, even if not ideal, 05
is pretty ro...
Posted in thread: Vent hood help on 11-19-2015 at 05:56 PM
So what you really want to do is have an exhaust duct with a chiller so the steam condenses on
the cold surface instead of increasing the humidity in the room? Instead of simply pumping the