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Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 10-14-2011 at 10:20 PM
When using the S04 for a 1 gal batch, how much do you pitch?
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 05-25-2011 at 05:11 PM
I'm all over one of those
Posted in thread: Yeast Washing Illustrated on 05-06-2011 at 10:35 PM
I washed my yeast from Wyeast 1056 a couple months ago. How do I know if my sanitation was
adequate? I don't think tasting a starter would work because it will be oxidized. I'd hate to
ruin a batch if...
Posted in thread: Splitting a Brew on 03-11-2011 at 11:01 PM
I have split 2 different batches. 1) I brewed a Belgian dubbel base recipe. Before adding the
candi sugar, I split 5gal off, added hops at flame out, cooled, and pitched California ale
yeast for a nic...
Posted in thread: Using Olive oil instead of Oxygen on 12-14-2010 at 11:17 PM
I know this is an old thread, but what about using olive oil and pitching more yeast to a stuck
fermentation?You can't reaerate after partial fermentation because of oxidation issues. People
Posted in thread: Just be patient, or... on 12-11-2010 at 09:31 PM
I was getting ready to brew a SMaSH pale ale with Simcoe hops, but I was hoping to brew a lager
next, so I had the idea to call the brewer from a local microbrewery who has been helpful in
the past. H...
Posted in thread: How do you store your brewing equipment? on 12-11-2010 at 09:28 PM
@ revvy-thanks for taking the time to photo document your organization. That is some dedication
to the forum. Nice and portable. Sturdier than my paper bag. Thanks again@ 92greenyj-that is
Posted in thread: How do you store your brewing equipment? on 12-10-2010 at 06:11 PM
I used to use a large African basket to store all my equipment, but SWMBO took back her basket
and now I am using a 10yr old paper bag and open shelf chaos for the things that don't fit in
the bag. I ...
Posted in thread: How much DME for 1L starter with 2 Wyeast packs? on 12-06-2010 at 11:32 PM
I use 4oz by wt to 1L/1qt, which is close enough for homebrewing to what Yooper said. But, why
pitch 2 packs to make a starter? I would only use 1
Posted in thread: Just be patient, or... on 12-06-2010 at 09:20 PM
I brewed a 10gal batch of scotch ale 3wks ago, OG 1.078. I pitched the yeast cake of a 600ml
starter of WLP004-Irish Ale yeast divided into each 5gal half. Fermentation temperature was
around 60-62 de...