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Posted in thread: Scientist tweak yeast to grow morphine on 05-19-2015 at 10:59 AM
Uhh Ohh...now we have researchers urging regulation of brewers yeast??Rearchers have figured
out how to get yeast to produce morphine, codeine and other similar drugs and have immediately
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