Last Activity:10-04-2012 8:51 AM
Posted in thread: Starters on 10-04-2012 at 01:30 PM
Holy krausen batman, I pitched a 2l starter of wyeast Denny's favorite into 5 gal of this rye
and I am scared of this fermentation. It's barely been 24 hrs and I have had to dump the jug my
blow off t...
Posted in thread: Yeast growth factor? on 09-22-2012 at 03:37 AM
I am sorta crash coursing myself on yeast pitching calculators, I have gotten a few
recommendations for yeastcalc.com. That being said, my home desktop has died, and I am
currently an iPhone/iPad only...
Posted in thread: Starters on 09-16-2012 at 03:15 PM
I ALWAYS make a 3 qt. starter for that beer with that yeast. I use a gal. glass jug for it.5
gallon batches included? Being your recipe kinda makes you the authority.
Posted in thread: Starters on 09-16-2012 at 06:16 AM
Explain how you now understand the importance? You sound as if research, experience, and
intuition have taken you to an understanding, yet you don't explain it :(I like my dry
yeastiesI understand bec...
Posted in thread: Starters on 09-15-2012 at 02:46 PM
So I can harvest just a small amount of yeast from my primary and freeze it until I'm ready for
a new starter?
Posted in thread: Starters on 09-15-2012 at 02:35 PM
I guess I skipped some specifics. It's a 5 gal ale. Denny conns' wry smile rye ipa to be exact.
Using wyeast 1450 (Denny's favorite) which my LHBS Doesnt carry. I had to order it, so I want
to get it ...
Posted in thread: Starters on 09-15-2012 at 02:07 PM
Posted in thread: Starters on 09-15-2012 at 05:04 AM
I'd like to consider myself an experienced extract/partial mash brewer. I have a few all grain
batches under my belt, until now I have ignored the notion of starters, really don't know why.
I always a...
Posted in thread: Whole leaf dry hopping question on 08-08-2012 at 10:32 PM
Weather is changing later this week, but has been steady since fermentation. I do all
fermenting in an a/c controlled room in my basement and secondary is in exact same spot primary
was. I'm hoping th...
Posted in thread: Whole leaf dry hopping question on 08-08-2012 at 10:15 PM
1.060 when yeast was pitched. Was in primary 6 days. Didn't get a gravity reading when racked
(hydrometer on loan will have back tomorrow, terrible timing I know) that's my next step. Even
with a stuc...