Last Activity:09-15-2013 10:24 AM
Posted in thread: question on lager starter on 03-19-2013 at 01:07 AM
no stir plate yet. I decided to go with a 2L starter and step it up.
Posted in thread: question on lager starter on 03-18-2013 at 09:20 PM
I'm brewing a Vienna lager on Sat. with WLP838. LHBS was only able to get1 vial of yeast so
mrmalty says I need a 4.76L starter which translates to16.9oz DME to 158oz water for a 1.040
Posted in thread: BIG mistake crash cooling??? on 03-09-2013 at 07:41 PM
it looks like I can see a distinguished layer on top. If I rack and leave behind1/2g to 1
gallon, I guess it would be lesson learned. I left the blowoff on since the startof
fermentation.I'm curious h...
Posted in thread: BIG mistake crash cooling??? on 03-09-2013 at 07:20 PM
I crash cooled and ESB last night down to 40deg with the blowoff tubein about a quart of
starsan and water. Just looked and the cooling suckedthe starsan into the fermentor.:(Am I SOL
or can I draw ou...
Posted in thread: How to keep my bazooka tube from getting clogged? on 03-04-2013 at 01:54 AM
i'm looking for a solution myself. Considering a also seen BobbyfromNJ's youtube vid on
building a hopstopper which lookspretty good. [ame="
Posted in thread: Crush advice on 03-03-2013 at 02:02 PM
yea, you could go finer with your crush. Try to get just a little flour and you'll see your
efficiancy jump. I'm running a .38 gap on my barley crusher andget 75 to 77% eff. and I know I
Posted in thread: 1st REAL attempt at water adjustment on 03-03-2013 at 12:49 PM
Update.Fermentation is active. This one took the usual 12hr lag time as in the past.I was just
worried about my water additions.As far as chalk goes, I based it on a London water profile
using Bru'n W...
Posted in thread: 1st REAL attempt at water adjustment on 03-03-2013 at 04:16 AM
I did 1hr on air stone and just for good measure shook for a min.I'm just wondering if the
diff. btwn the starter wort and the ESB wort w/water additions shocks the yeast. My final water
profile is pr...
Posted in thread: do you have to clean a mill before first use? on 03-03-2013 at 04:01 AM
If you have an air compressor, I would blow off the rollers. There's usuallysome fine shaving
from the knurling process.I did that along with a paint brush and then ran 1lb of grain thru
Posted in thread: 1st REAL attempt at water adjustment on 03-03-2013 at 03:57 AM
So I have an AG ESB based on Jamils recipe in the fermentor right nowat 65 deg, 6hrs post
pitch. I'm using WLP002 with starter (@18hrs).I was totally expecting activity at this point,
but there's none...