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Posted in thread: Resugaring already bottled beer on 05-21-2013 at 04:15 PM
You can re-prime, but it's tricky. Adding sugar in raw form will cause a massive volcano - ask
me how I know :mad:Here's what you need to do:Boil some sugar in as little water as possible
and let it c...
Posted in thread: Downsizing washed yeast containers? on 05-17-2013 at 09:30 PM
I do exactly as el_caro does. Those vials take up a LOT less room than any jar.
Posted in thread: How much wort can yeast handle? on 05-17-2013 at 09:21 PM
If you are not familiar with these tools, get familiar with them. It will make a difference in
your beers.Mr MaltyYeast Calc
Posted in thread: Yeast Washing Illustrated on 05-17-2013 at 09:18 PM
I've used 9 month old washed yeast but did take the time to do a starter that was stepped up to
the appropriate size. At that point I might have been better off just buying a new pack but it
Posted in thread: Lagering Time for Kolsch on 05-17-2013 at 06:24 PM
FWIW, I lager for about two weeks before bottling and carbing (assuming I'm bottling). After
carbing I cold condition in the bottle for 3-4 weeks before starting to drink them.
Posted in thread: Old(er) vial of yeast on 05-16-2013 at 07:01 PM
You would be better off by stepping up the starter rather than just pitching into a larger
starter from the get go. I don't have all the math in front of me now but it's not a linear
growth to just do...
Posted in thread: advertising gimmicks on 05-15-2013 at 09:04 PM
Let's not overlook Heineken's interactive bottles.Watch the video if you haven't seen them.
Raves is 'bout to crazy y'all! :drunk:
Posted in thread: Increasing bitterness on 05-15-2013 at 05:53 PM
The easiest answer is that you'll need to boil some hops in the wort for 60 minutes to get the
bitterness that you want. The variable here is that I assume you have wort that is pre-hopped,
Posted in thread: Do I REALLY need to pay attention to pitch rates??? on 05-14-2013 at 09:55 PM
Take a a look at this video from the Head of Lab Operations at WhiteLabs. I found this to be
very interesting. Don't worry if you don't understand it all - you can keep coming back to it
as your knowl...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 05-10-2013 at 04:28 PM
So i am currently in the first 2 brews i have ever attempted. The first one is the standard
mexican cerveza from mr beer and has been in the LBK for 13 days. Last night i decided to do an
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