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Posted in thread: Is starter okay? on 06-07-2014 at 02:57 PM
Thanks all! So could i just boil up a little DME, cool, and add to the flask to re-energize? If
so, I guess i'd just decant to make room for this?
Posted in thread: Is starter okay? on 06-07-2014 at 01:56 PM
So i made a 1L starter from WL001 about 2 weeks ago which has been sitting in the fridge (foil
covered flask). I did have some spillover issues when i made it, but everything looks good as
far as I ca...
Posted in thread: Cheapo fermentation chamber..how will it work? on 05-30-2014 at 08:40 PM
I've read that these cheap styrofoam coolers don't hold water too well...will leak out over a
few days. I do have a large rope pail that I can use for a swamp cooler, but figured i'd give
this a go. I...
Posted in thread: Cheapo fermentation chamber..how will it work? on 05-30-2014 at 05:55 PM
Just looking for some thoughts/suggestions regarding a cheapo fermentation chamber. I have an
Omaha steak Styrofoam cooler that I cut a hole in the lid so that my 6 gal plastic fermenting
bucket cut s...
Posted in thread: Yeast slurry question? on 05-30-2014 at 03:28 PM
Got the recipe from a local store. There is a hop addition at 60'...and yes there are steeping
grains as well.
Posted in thread: Yeast slurry question? on 05-27-2014 at 08:11 PM
Sorry..should have clarified. The "end of boil" in the recipe is 60 minutes. But there is no
mention of dry hopping.
Posted in thread: Yeast slurry question? on 05-27-2014 at 12:42 AM
Thanks again for all your help!! I think I may decant and make a second starter..just have to
find a larger glass jar. By the way, it is an extract..and just realized that it does not
mention dry hopp...
Posted in thread: Yeast slurry question? on 05-26-2014 at 07:18 PM
It will probably be fine if your gravity is something in the 1.060 range or below, and not
crazy high.Yes, you did propagate yeast and have at least doubled the count.If you're using one
of the online...
Posted in thread: Yeast slurry question? on 05-26-2014 at 01:22 PM
What yeast is it? Some clump like crazy like egg-drop soup or sour milk, or form rubbery cakes
on the bottom, while others stay very loose and dispersed in the bottom section.Agreed, the
Posted in thread: Yeast slurry question? on 05-26-2014 at 12:38 PM
Thanks! It is WL001yeast. And I left in the fridge overnight again and it is still somewhat
cloudy, better but still cloudy. Is that okay?