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Posted in thread: Yeast starter questions on 01-17-2017 at 12:02 PM
You can open the fridge, take the smack pack out, smack it and shake it and pour it directly
into the starter. Or smack it and let it sit on the counter while you make the starter wort. I
like to make...
Posted in thread: First All-Grain batch at the weekend but has it stopped fermenting? on 01-17-2017 at 11:59 AM
Yep. With a healthy pitch and healthy yeast, it can finish the bulk of fermentation in 3 days.
I've seen some fast workers like WLP002 can get it done in 24-36 hours. Everything sounds fine.
Posted in thread: Creating your own hop blend on 01-15-2017 at 03:50 PM
Yep. That's it.
Posted in thread: Creating your own hop blend on 01-15-2017 at 03:43 PM
Know what I did a couple years ago - I made the same beer three times (2.5 gallon batches) all
with the same grain bill, mash procedure, hop schedule, etc. but each time I used a different
hop. IIRC i...
Posted in thread: Clearing the beer after bottling. on 01-15-2017 at 02:12 PM
Once it's carbed (minimum three weeks in the 60s or 70s) just store them in the fridge at
normal fridge temps and they should clear right up. Might take weeks for that to happen, but
it'll clear up.
Posted in thread: What's this? Looks like a chunk of brains. on 01-14-2017 at 01:18 PM
My beer brains just got an academic scholarship at Tufts. 384517
Posted in thread: 2 brews 1 brew day. on 01-14-2017 at 12:33 AM
I recently did a schwartzbier where I cold steeped the dark grains (and there were a lot) in a
gallon or so of water overnight. It worked great - the flavor is great and the ton of dark
stuff didn't m...
Posted in thread: 2 brews 1 brew day. on 01-13-2017 at 07:51 PM
You mean like brew ten gallons of a base then make two totally different beers out of it? Sure,
that can totally be done. You could do a cream ale, drain five gallons off, then add a heap of
Posted in thread: [SPOILERS] Star Wars - The Force Awakens / Rogue One on 01-13-2017 at 06:41 PM
Yeah, I tried to get into The Clone Wars but I can barely keep up with the few shows that SWMBO
and I record. (SO far behind in Game of Thrones.) I have some relatives who fill me in on what
Posted in thread: [SPOILERS] Star Wars - The Force Awakens / Rogue One on 01-13-2017 at 05:54 PM
Fun fact: (*SPOILERS FOR THOSE BEHIND IN STAR WARS REBELS*) So why is Vader in the Bacta tank?
If you haven't seen the Rebels cartoon series, you'd probably believe he was still recovering
from being ...