Last Activity:12-02-2013 7:19 PM
Posted in thread: Viability of Frozen Yeast on 11-10-2013 at 03:43 AM
To be more clear...I'm wondering about viabilty of frozen yeast yeast slurry in a solution with
15% glycerine, stored in a non-frost free freezer.
Posted in thread: Viability of Frozen Yeast on 11-09-2013 at 08:28 PM
Anyone have a rule of thumb for viability of frozen yeast? I have heard 5% drop per week for
active yeast, I would imagine freezing slows the degradation..Maybe 2% loss per week is
Posted in thread: Frozen Yeast - Thaw fast or slow? on 11-09-2013 at 08:26 PM
When it comes to thawing yeast from a frozen bank, I'm seeing conflicting information... Some
say thaw it fast in warm water and pitch into starter ASAP. And some say let it thaw in the
fridge for a f...
Posted in thread: Do people simply keg their beer after the primary fermentation? on 06-27-2013 at 10:11 PM
My usual primary length depends on the beer, but generally...under 1.050 - 10 days1.050 - 1.065
- 15 daysover 1.065 - 20 daysRack to Keg30psi for 24-36 hoursSet to serving pressure -
10psiBeer is slig...
Posted in thread: Polyester Loc-Line - 150F max temp? on 03-24-2013 at 09:22 PM
I accidentally ordered the yellow Acid-Resistant Loc-Line instead of the blue and orange
Standard hose for mash recirculation/sparging. Why the does the polyester max out at 150°, but
has the same ope...
Posted in thread: How much cold-brewed coffee for 5 gallon batch? on 03-10-2013 at 06:09 PM
When I add coffee, I normally add 2 oz grounds at end of the boil, and 2 oz grounds in
secondary. The flavor is a bit to strong early, but if used in a beer that will be around a
while, it really mell...
Posted in thread: PLC Controller Kegerator on 03-08-2013 at 04:30 AM
Aren't there 53 twelve oz beers in a 5 gallon keg? Also, have you used 1/2" beverage line? I
don't know of many people that do. If it works, what pressure are your kegs and line length?
Nice project b...
Posted in thread: Cutting/Shortening a Bazooka Screen on 02-24-2013 at 02:28 AM
Flatten the end a bit, then roll it up.
Posted in thread: Easily removable element? on 02-21-2013 at 02:50 PM
So you don't have a welded locknut at all? Just the element installed in a hole, with a locknut
and some kind of seal? The seal that came with the element or some other silicone oring?I
thought I woul...
Posted in thread: Easily removable element? on 02-21-2013 at 02:48 AM
My elements are hard wired into my control panel, so when I occasionally need to tear down my
rig to move it, i just remove the elements from the kettle and hlt. Have taken them in and out