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Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 05-21-2013 at 02:46 AM
You're getting hot break in your agar? I got hot break when I made the wort that I used with
the agar to make the slants but none that I can see when I sterilized the slants themselves.I
got that cond...
Posted in thread: What causeslow finalgravity iended up at 10.00 on 05-12-2013 at 09:10 PM
Or maybe 10 degrees plato? So, 1.040? That would be a rather high FG indeed!
Posted in thread: Chugger Pump-SS Center April Special!! on 05-02-2013 at 06:17 PM
Ditto :smack:Ditto, Ditto!
Posted in thread: Agar Amount in Yeast Slants on 04-25-2013 at 12:43 PM
I think my agar is pretty well distributed. I don't have a different color band at the bottom.
I do however, have a pocket of yeast nutrient. I used Wyeast nutrient and it doesn't seem to
Posted in thread: Agar Amount in Yeast Slants on 04-23-2013 at 02:11 PM
Bullgator,I am in the exact same situation. I used the same recipe from the same thread with
the same agar and I'm finding that the agar mixture is too "juicy". The yeast grows well enough
in it but s...
Posted in thread: Cider with Nottingham Yeast FG of 1.005? on 04-20-2013 at 01:41 AM
I haven't been using Sam's Choice juice. I buy 100% juice that has only ascorbic acid (vitamin
c). I didn't know that about Sam's choice though (never used it). Perhaps I am fermenting down
Posted in thread: Cider with Nottingham Yeast FG of 1.005? on 04-19-2013 at 11:24 AM
I have been making this recipe for a few years: uses Nottingham and, in accordance with the
recipe, ferments down to 1.005ish. I have since switched to s-04 and usually end up at about
1.008.I am sur...
Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 04-17-2013 at 10:34 PM
I sacrificed a plate to test the agar and it is plenty "juicy". Has a wet texture to it. I
guess i'll just give it more time.
Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 04-17-2013 at 10:01 PM
My recipe for slant media is:1.5% agar powder7% DME1% Wyeast yeast nutrientThat is by weight so
if you have, say, 500mL of water you will add 7.5 grams of agar and 35 grams of DME along with
5 grams o...
Posted in thread: Beer software? on 04-16-2013 at 11:50 AM
There are enough 'Help with Beersmith' threads on these forums to make me NOT want to try that
platform. Not only would it cost me a recurring fee to port all of my recipes over to their
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