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Posted in thread: Yeast washing on 08-28-2013 at 02:27 AM
Grains steeped up to 177degrees, in 2 gallons of water added extract. Boil 60 mins. The gravity
after boil was like 1.132? Diluted with another gallon of water to get down to 1.100 pitched
Posted in thread: Yeast washing on 08-26-2013 at 09:17 PM
No 02, no starter. I usually do a starter but this was kind of a "garbage" beer, I mean I Was
just using up some old stuff I had. And ended up with this ridiculous OG. So if the yeast has
no more to g...
Posted in thread: Yeast washing on 08-26-2013 at 07:37 PM
Okay so, I have 2 gallos of OG 1.100 barleywine. It has fermented down to 1.042 after 2 weeks.
I just racked to secondary. Can I wash the yeast, then repitch to try to get the fermentation
Posted in thread: To pick or not to pick on 06-18-2013 at 04:25 PM
As your hop vines grow do you pick off the lower & ground level leaves?
Posted in thread: Let's Grow! on 04-29-2013 at 03:48 AM
I have ctz and centennial. Wish it was magnum or warrior and centennial. Now that I think about
it more though, maybe one shouldn't grow bittering hops unless one is getting the AA tested.
Posted in thread: Let's Grow! on 04-29-2013 at 03:02 AM
I only have room for 2 varieties of hops to grow. If you were me which 2 would you choose? I
live in upstate ny, if that matters. Thanks.
Posted in thread: carbonation equation? on 02-09-2012 at 07:19 PM
Im wondering if there is a formula to determine how carbonated a beer will be. I used a recipe,
made a starter, pitched at proper temp, but feel like it's kinda flat. Can Carb levels be
Posted in thread: cheap & easy on 02-07-2012 at 10:37 PM
I had NO IDEA that submersible heaters existed. Thanks everybody. That seems like a perfect
solution...Until I build my dream brew house of coarse.
Posted in thread: cheap & easy on 02-07-2012 at 07:01 PM
Any suggestions how to easily and inexpensively keep my fermenting beers at proper temp. My
basement just isn't warm enough and I don't have the room anywhere else.
Posted in thread: fruit juice for a starter on 02-03-2012 at 01:29 AM
You think just treat it the same? Start a day ahead? Similar amount of juice as wort? Does a
cider even need a starter? Using safale-05.