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Posted in thread: Time Lag-Between Xfer to Fermenter to Pitch on 04-28-2013 at 01:01 PM
In the kettle....that is good thinkin'. I never considered it, but it is obviously the best way
to avoid contamination. Thanks
Posted in thread: Time Lag-Between Xfer to Fermenter to Pitch on 04-28-2013 at 11:56 AM
That is what I am thinking....overnight, 48 hours max.The biggest down side I have found in my
research is that if you manage to get a bacteria in the wort, waiting allows the bacteria to
grow to the ...
Posted in thread: Time Lag-Between Xfer to Fermenter to Pitch on 04-28-2013 at 11:37 AM
After the wort is boiled, chilled and moved to the fermenter how long can you wait to pitch the
yeast without some negative effect?Let's assume good sanitation practices are used. So the
finish wort i...
Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew's Belgian White Beer on 01-20-2013 at 11:51 AM
Richfei,I brew BIAB and most of my recipes call for 10-14 lbs of grain. The thing you are not
accounting for is the water loss from grain absorbtion which will be on the order of 1.25 gal.
Also, my bo...
Posted in thread: Pitfalls of scaling down? on 10-31-2012 at 10:58 AM
I have read so many books on AG brewing it is starting to get frightening. But, one topic that
I do not come across is scaling down the recipies for (obviously) smaller batches.Since my
storage area f...
Posted in thread: Homebrew Stores in Cleveland/Youngstown/Pittsburgh? on 10-23-2012 at 12:42 AM
In Cleveland: Great Lakes Brewery, Beer Market and Bar Cento are within 200' of one another.
Also on the same block is the West Side Market an open air market (though likely a misnomer
since they are ...
Posted in thread: Returning to the Brew on 10-19-2012 at 03:21 PM
I am not exactly new to brewing. In '95 I started to brew using extracts exclusively. My focus
was on Porters and Amber Ale. The results I achieved were just barely OK. The favors were
wonderful, but ...