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  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 1968 Starter done? on 01-30-2015 at 10:52 PM
    Still, it couldn't hurt to let it go longer. While that yeast does work super fast in my
    experience, I usually give starters 24 hours or maybe a little more. Clumping up doesn't
    necessarily mean it's ...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 1968 Starter done? on 01-30-2015 at 10:25 PM
    Sounds familiar. 1968/WLP002 look like egg drop soup when the floc out, so I bet you're in good

  • Posted in thread: You must really like beer to spend that much on brewing. on 01-30-2015 at 06:01 PM
    Makes me thinking something Les Claypool said about playing the bass: "It's just the crayon I
    drew out of the box" which I take to mean, "I'm a creative and talented person and I can do
    what I put my ...

  • Posted in thread: Another Hefeweizen Question on 01-30-2015 at 12:20 PM
    The distinctive flavors come from the yeast and from handling the yeast properly. Jamil Z is
    one of the guys who literally wrote the book on yeast. I have followed his recommendations for
    hefeweizen y...

  • Posted in thread: What did i cook this weekend..... on 01-29-2015 at 12:40 AM
    I'm in the middle of preparing some coconut curry chicken and veg and Jasmine rice, all while
    sipping my first ever Ballast Point Sulpin. It's been a while since an IPA really wowed me, but
    this is pr...

  • Posted in thread: Does yeast need to be 'washed' to be re used? on 01-28-2015 at 08:06 PM
    Yes, but it's over pitching. You can dump some of the cake into a sanitized Mason jar or beer
    bottle and use the remaining yeast cake for your next batch. Not precise, but it works pretty
    well. Know w...

  • Posted in thread: World of Beer on 01-28-2015 at 02:49 PM
    They just opened one not too far from my place. I stopped in and grabbed a growler last
    weekend. I can definitely see myself doing some hanging out there soon.

  • Posted in thread: Which NB kit to you suggest for an Octoberfest at ale temps on 01-27-2015 at 10:27 PM
    If you have the tools to build up an appropriate starter, then I'd give the lager yeast a shot.
    But I gotta say, I tried my first ever lager last year and it was a horrible undrinkable mess.
    I'm prett...

  • Posted in thread: What are your priorities for storms? on 01-27-2015 at 08:30 PM
    Reminds me of one of my cousins who moved from a very snowy New England to DC, and she said
    something along the lines of "Back home people stock up on firewood, batteries, canned goods,
    and bottled wa...

  • Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning, keeping em warm! on 01-27-2015 at 06:35 PM
    I don't think it'll matter a whole lot, and those beers will carb up just fine at 63. Years
    ago, I kept my old bachelor pad WAY cooler than 63 when I wasn't home and I worried about
    bottle conditionin...

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