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Posted in thread: Too many cinnamon sticks? on 11-11-2011 at 02:38 PM
I just brewed my Christmas Ale... a stout with brown sugar and cinnamon (1 stick per gallon).
the boil reeked up the entire neighborhood with cinnamon (last 10 minutes) and the wort tasted
Posted in thread: Computer controlled Yeast on 11-07-2011 at 08:21 PM
an amazing but slightly weird world first, scientists have formed a feedback loop between
common, baking and brewing yeast, and a computer. The computer can trigger the yeast to produce
a protein, a...
Posted in thread: Frozen Yeast Starter not Fermenting on 08-11-2011 at 05:40 PM
freezing any biological thing kills it... except for some very rare exceptions (some kind of
frog exists that basically has anti-freeze in its blood - but then, it's not freezing, is it).
Posted in thread: refrigerator or upright freezer on 08-11-2011 at 05:28 PM
some upright freezers have the cooling elements integrated into the shelving, rendering them
immobile, and thus unusable for your application. So make sure ALL of the shelving is
configurable and the ...
Posted in thread: Carbonator clone opportunity on 08-06-2011 at 12:19 AM
how do you get it off and then cap the bottle without loosing the presurization? Or do you have
to leave it on, chill it, and then swap it out quickly for a cap once the co2 is absorbed?
Posted in thread: Curious about BMC drinkers and their taste on 08-06-2011 at 12:16 AM
I would NEVER do this... but maybe try putting a bud label on a homebrew and see what the BMCer
Posted in thread: Spilled beer: what happened? on 08-06-2011 at 12:12 AM
The contents of the bottle are pressurized, if your bag was checked in a non-pressurized area
of the plane, then the pressure differential between the beer and the atmosphere rose
considerably. If bee...
Posted in thread: Not happy with results on 08-05-2011 at 11:53 PM
If you followed the instructions then you prolly were mislead into rushing the process. Most of
those instructions that come with the kits indicate 3-4 days in primary, then drink. That is
Posted in thread: brew pot question on 08-05-2011 at 11:50 PM
sophisticated gear required... A stick. Pour a measured gallon of water in your pot, stick the
stick in, and mark the water line. put another gallon in, repeat.
Posted in thread: is my starter still ok? on 08-05-2011 at 11:44 PM
be reassured... you are prolly fine.. as long as it smells yeasty and not rotten.