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  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter on 01-26-2011 at 12:00 AM
    I hate to keep being the guy telling you everything's fine when, who knows, maybe it won't be,
    but a bit of sulphur smell is pretty normal as far as I've experienced. Fermentation usually
    smells prett...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter on 01-25-2011 at 11:47 PM
    Update...Pitched yeast and had signs within 16 hours...funny thing my bathroom smelled like
    rotten eggs..thought it was my gf stinking up the place...it was worst yesterday but now that
    the bubbling d...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter on 01-22-2011 at 01:05 AM
    i think im going to roll with it...stop at the brew store this weekend and pick u p a back up
    dry yeast packet just in case the actual fermentation doesnt take off.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter on 01-22-2011 at 12:20 AM
    Some actually productive advice: I'd cold crash... If you've got a nice thick layer of creamy
    yeast bigger than what you would have had from your smack pack, you've got growth and are
    likely in good s...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter on 01-22-2011 at 12:15 AM
    If it has a nice layer of foam (bubbles) you are good to go. All my starters are just 'fizzy'
    looking, never really had a krausen.i would say mine have all been the complete
    opposite...foaming krausen...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter on 01-21-2011 at 11:37 PM
    Are you expecting krausen and are worried that you're not getting it? A lot of things can
    affect that, and its not necessarily a good indication of fermentation, especially in a
    starter.I would say th...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter on 01-21-2011 at 11:05 PM
    So made a yeast starter with some London Ale Yeast on wednesday around 7pm at night PST. Has
    yeast nutrient and 3/4 cup of DME in about 1200ml of water that was boiled with the DME for 15
    minutes and ...

  • Posted in thread: How is old is too old? on 01-17-2011 at 02:20 AM
    Honetly I don't know. I don't use much grain at all because I've only been doing this for a
    under a year and only handle enough grains for a steep.Your plan sounds good to me though.I bet
    some of the ...

  • Posted in thread: How is old is too old? on 01-17-2011 at 01:45 AM
    Will a full boil kill of Ergot? Don't want to go starting a new round of witch trials. ;)lol,
    yea i was curious what you guys thought...my thoughts are to take it down to me LHBS and taste
    test it com...

  • Posted in thread: How is old is too old? on 01-17-2011 at 01:34 AM
    So i picked up some Rye from a neighbor that was moving and selling all his worldly
    possessions. He gave me the little amount of homebrew stuff that he had and i went ahead and
    took the Rye thinking i...

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