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Posted in thread: Do you know how to make a yeast starter? Then why not farm yeast and freeze it? on 09-27-2012 at 03:50 AM
Have you had any results Katy_bug?Ha, to be honest ... I got swamped and haven't started yet.
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3942 fermentation temp on 06-28-2012 at 11:06 PM
Well . . . I pitched at that temp because I was following the directions on my kit, which said
to pitch at any point below 90F. I used 3942 because it came in the kit. This is my 3rd brew
and I am sti...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3942 fermentation temp on 06-28-2012 at 02:01 PM
I brewed my first saison on Sunday using the Lawnmower de Saison recipe from Midwest. I made a
1L starter with Wyeast 3942 for 24 hours and pitched at 78F and then brought it down to 68F in
Posted in thread: Cut the hump to make my fermenter? Any advice on 06-26-2012 at 12:56 PM
I ended up making a collar and let me tell you, it was so much easier than attempting to cut
away the hump. Here are some pics:The
Posted in thread: Tapping my first homebrew keg on 05-19-2012 at 01:46 PM
Well, I cooled it to 40 degrees Thursday and then tapped on Friday evening after work. Perfect!
My first homebrewing success!
Posted in thread: Tapping my first homebrew keg on 05-18-2012 at 12:40 AM
and I have some pretty basic questions.We primed and naturally carbonated the keg. Should I
cool the keg and then tap OR should I hook up the tap and put the keg under pressure before I
cool? Right no...
Posted in thread: Cut the hump to make my fermenter? Any advice on 05-15-2012 at 06:32 PM
I was gifted this wine refrigerator: news is that there is no freezer to deal with so internal
height is ideal.Bad news is that I can almost get the door closed around my 5g carboy. I know
Posted in thread: First kegging experience, how long to prime? on 05-07-2012 at 01:12 PM
and I made such a mess but I got it in the keg and hopefully stayed clean. I kegged a double
IPA that ended up with a FG of 1.015. It tasted good. I don't have enough CO2 to force carb it
so I primed ...
Posted in thread: fermentation range - where should I be? on 04-02-2012 at 04:39 PM
Our temp regulator has a 2 degree threshold on the switch so I just bumped it to 66. That way
it will stay between 66-68.I actually like an apricot flavor in an IPA. We shall see . . .
Posted in thread: fermentation range - where should I be? on 04-02-2012 at 03:49 PM
The beer as at 70. Our carboy has a thermowell that holds the temperature probe in the middle
of the beer.I just bumped it down to 64.