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Posted in thread: 6 month old White Labs Yeast on 02-07-2016 at 07:19 AM
You don't even need to shake the f*!% out of it. Would a stir plate be helpful? Sure, but just
swirl it up a bit here and there as you walk by. It's certainly not 0% viability, you should be
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 02-07-2016 at 06:51 AM
Late night Sancho Panza in the cold. Figured it would be a short smoke because it got beat up
in my backpack when I flew home or the holidays, but it's smoking like a champ. Glad that I
bundled up, lo...
Posted in thread: Need a Small, Quiet & Effective Malt Mill! on 02-07-2016 at 04:26 AM
Get some exercise and use the corona :) I'm in a similar situation and couldn't imagine using
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 02-05-2016 at 04:51 AM
Thanks for the info. I don't have a pure o2 setup, but I pour through a sanitized strainer and
then also use an immersion blender "wand" for a bit to whip up a nice foam. My beers are
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 02-04-2016 at 02:32 AM
I have been thinking of an oat mild for a while as I typically have lots of oats around. Can't
really get my hands on mild malt easily, but I'll be using your recipe as a jumping off point.
How do you...
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 02-04-2016 at 01:08 AM
So my Export India Porter has really turned the corner and is one of the best beers I've
brewed. It's a little overcarbed, though. I seem to have this problem only with dark beers,
though it's not 100...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 02-03-2016 at 10:54 PM
15 days is a little long for me too. Most of my beers are in the 1.040-1.055 range, but 8-10
days is about the sweet spot for many of my recipes. Not that I think 15 days is -too- long or
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 02-01-2016 at 10:06 PM
Lancero February? That's a horrible month to dedicate to lanceros!I did have an El Triunfador
lance yesterday though :p
Posted in thread: Avoiding autolysis in bottle on 01-30-2016 at 11:57 PM
I was actually thinking that adding new yeast might allow more into the bottle and increase the
chances/effect of autolysis. I typically don't add new yeast at bottling time either, even with
Posted in thread: Avoiding autolysis in bottle on 01-30-2016 at 10:37 PM
Hmm, that's interesting. I've never had autolysis occur in the bottle, even with beers 2-3
years old. Did you add new yeast for carbonation when bottling?