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Posted in thread: British Yeasts, Fermentation Temps and Profiles, CYBI, Other Thoughts... on 03-05-2011 at 09:47 AM
Wow, I just opened the smack pack of 1318 to pitch it into the starter, and the smell is really
nice. The best I can describe it is like a sweet fruity pebbles kind of smell, but better. I
can't wait ...
Posted in thread: Fullers 1845 on 03-03-2011 at 01:05 AM
Two options,Take a punt at what a total grain bill weight would be for a similar strength beer
(have a look at other recipe's), but i am guessing around 12lbs would be about right.multiple
that 12lbs ...
Posted in thread: fermentation temp way too high on 02-22-2011 at 02:38 AM
so yesterday i made a new batch of Ed Worts Amber Ale. I drained the wort at about 80 dg into
my fermentation bottle that sits in my converted chest freezer. The temp inside was 45 dg. its
been cold h...
Posted in thread: EVOO in a yeast starter? on 02-22-2011 at 02:36 AM
I've added a drop or two to my yeast slurry the day before pitching, with no bad effects. Hard
to say if I had a good effect because I don't repeat the same process with the same recipe and
Posted in thread: Too Much Trub + Top Cropping on 02-22-2011 at 02:22 AM
What I meant is that there is an excessive amount of trub in the way of the yeast. Everytime I
skim it off I'm left with a lot of trub a thin amount of yeast krausen—unlike most other
krausen at this ...
Posted in thread: help me prioritize purchases on 02-21-2011 at 02:19 PM
I've done a few MrBeer kits, and my 1st 5 gal batch has been in my bucket fermenter for a week
now. I've found that the 5 gal batch brewed in the kitchen (according to my wife) stunk up the
house too ...
Posted in thread: 3 days nothing happening? on 02-21-2011 at 02:01 PM
Now I did research on here to see if I could find my answer before posting. I looked extensivly
on and to no avail came across an answer I believe fits. Maybe I missed it in its 25+ pages.
I did my ...
Posted in thread: Washed Yeast...accidentally froze? on 02-17-2011 at 05:04 AM
The yeast I washed and was storing in my Frig accidentally froze...Once it thaws out is it
worth keeping around? Thanks...!I froze a washed yeast. I made a starter out of the thawed
mixture. It kicked...
Posted in thread: Pale Ale Recipe, I need some feedback on this one! on 02-17-2011 at 01:51 AM
Any further suggestions based on this new formulation?Thanks to all!Yeah, brew a double batch
AT LEAST! 4 months without brewing?!?!:confused:
Posted in thread: Pale Ale Recipe, I need some feedback on this one! on 02-16-2011 at 06:07 AM
(in other words, if this is going to suck, please tell me!)I don't think it will suck, but I
think it could be simplified and make a great beer.If it was me, I would drop the biscuit
altogether, and a...