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  • Posted in thread: Help on a Loquat Beer! on 03-15-2014 at 09:52 PM
    Did you do this brew? I've got a loquat tree and was thinking of something similar.

  • Posted in thread: $10 Stainless DIY Hop Blocker on 04-11-2013 at 04:33 AM
    Resurrecting the 2 times dead thread here. I wanted to buy this, but don't want to pay $80. So
    I started looking here and found a ton of different screen sizes. I figured I could just fold
    and crimp t...

  • Posted in thread: 240V Heating Element - 1 or 2 SSRs on 02-19-2013 at 09:41 PM
    Adding more SSRs will work for safety, but adds more complexity and stuff in your brew box. I
    just finished my RIMS build and have a 5500W 240V element running at 120V (quarter power) on a
    25A SSR. I ...

  • Posted in thread: Duvel Clone on 11-20-2012 at 02:04 AM
    Have not done my Duvel clone yet, but it will be my next brew... and there is a lot of great
    information in this thread.One thing I noticed is that nobody mentioned harvesting yeast from a
    bottle of D...

  • Posted in thread: Thin white film floating in secondary? on 11-09-2012 at 08:07 PM
    I have also had this issue on previous batches of beer that sat in secondary for a few months.
    The beers initially had an oxidized flavor which cleared up after a few months of bottle
    conditioning. Bu...

  • Posted in thread: How to make a yeast starter - Pictorial on 11-08-2012 at 05:20 AM
    Can anybody explain what the different layers are in the yeast starter after putting it in the
    fridge? From what I can tell, there are 4:1) Dark bottom layer = dead yeast?2) White layer =
    pure yeast3)...

  • Posted in thread: wYeast 1214 and Chimay on 11-03-2012 at 09:18 PM
    Did u aerate? And how long beforehand did you make the starter? I built mine up twice and
    decanted. It was less than 12 hrs from the time I started building my starter up with fresh
    wort until pitchin...

  • Posted in thread: wYeast 1214 and Chimay on 10-29-2012 at 03:04 AM
    I'm brewing a BIG holiday beer with 1214. I used a 2.4L starter and it was bubbling within 3
    hours, temp at 67F. Seems like making a proper starter and aerating will get this strain going
    pretty quick...

  • Posted in thread: Is keezer cycling too much? on 06-29-2012 at 04:28 AM
    I just bought a Frigidaire 12.9 cu ft chest freezer. I have a Johnson temp probe keeping it at
    55F with 1F differential. It doesn't blow any air, the walls just chill inside so it only turns
    on for ab...