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Posted in thread: Brisket on 12-05-2016 at 09:37 PM
I'm totally fascinated by the trick to get the WSM up to 350. The bottom vents are all wide
open too I bet?
Posted in thread: WLP 001 Close to expiration - fermentation not starting on 12-04-2016 at 05:56 PM
Just leave the yeast alone and let them work in peace. They know what they're doing. :mug:
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 12-04-2016 at 03:01 PM
Merle Haggard rode the rails and did time > Darius Rucker singing about alls I need is this
roof over my head (I know how many records you sold in the 90s, Hootie, and I know that roof
over your head ...
Posted in thread: WLP 001 Close to expiration - fermentation not starting on 12-04-2016 at 01:40 PM
Sounds like everything is fine. You had slurry at the bottom of your flask, so you definitely
had new healthy growth, and you definitely gave the yeast what it needs for a healthy ferment.
24 hours is...
Posted in thread: Interesting T-day dishes? on 12-03-2016 at 04:07 PM
One year I made stuffing not with bread crumbs, but with a combo of wild rice, white rice,
pistachios (that's right) bacon, celery, onions and lots of tarragon and thyme. Damn, it was
good but non-tra...
Posted in thread: Thermometer broke, should I drink this?? on 12-03-2016 at 03:33 PM
I have a list of three things that will make me dump a batch: 1) Poisons2) Bird s**t3) Broken
glassThis situation looks like it fits two of three.
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1968 stops early? on 12-02-2016 at 03:31 PM
It's a great strain, but it can be a finicky SOB. If you can warm that current batch into the
low 70s, that might help. It's an extreme floccuoator, so maybe take a sanitized racking cane
and gently s...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1968 stops early? on 12-02-2016 at 03:13 PM
I use that strain a lot and I really like it, but it does need some TLC to keep it from
stopping early. When fermentation starts to slow (which may be as little as 18-24 hours after
it starts) I start...
Posted in thread: Beers missing maltiness? on 12-02-2016 at 01:26 PM
Another vote for 2x checking your thermometer. If it is FUBAR, there are some reasonably priced
good thermometers from Thermoworks. (If you cook a lot, I'd highly recommend splurging in the
Posted in thread: Russian Roulette on 12-01-2016 at 06:36 PM
Anyone else think of Bob and Doug McKenzie playing "Beer Hunter?"