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Posted in thread: Can I make enough yeast starters? on 04-15-2014 at 04:14 AM
So, the OP is a pro brewer or a yeast lab?:)-Just saying that what works for professional
brewers doesn't necessarily work for home brewers. Pitching optimally viable yeast from batch
to batch at the ...
Posted in thread: Can I make enough yeast starters? on 04-10-2014 at 01:52 AM
Starters should be 1.030-1.040.Not saying a 1.040-1.050 starter couldn't be used and work, but
that wouldn't be optimally healthy yeast. Why screw up 45 gallons of beer with a less than
Posted in thread: First time using Liquid Yeast on 04-08-2014 at 10:31 PM
You're right on the money. I've lost count of how many posts I've seen here in which someone
brags about their fermentation taking off quickly and almost blowing the lid off the fermenter
like that's ...
Posted in thread: Can I make enough yeast starters? on 04-08-2014 at 07:16 PM
5 gallons of just boiled DME @ 1.04? Than transfer and dry hop so I can use the cake? Dirty
B.no just make 5 gallons of good tasty beer you can enjoy while waiting for the 45 gallon batch
Posted in thread: First brew ever and nothing has gone wrong! on 04-08-2014 at 07:02 PM
congrats! sounds like things went well for you. as in all things people report the horror
stories many times more frequently than the everything went okay stories.'every happy family is
happy in the s...
Posted in thread: First time using Liquid Yeast on 04-08-2014 at 06:56 PM
I use 99% White Labs liquid yeast. I take it out of the frig when I start brewing and I pitch
at room temperature. I've never used a starter. You can see in my data that fermentation starts
in just a ...
Posted in thread: Any advantage of bigger starter? on 04-08-2014 at 02:46 PM
I read somewhere where somebody was pitching decanted gallon starters for a 5 gallon
batch,don't recall the beer being high grav, so it got me thinking. Sent from my iPad using
Home Brewfor a lager ba...
Posted in thread: What do you drive? on 04-07-2014 at 04:58 PM
2012 VW Golf TDI. 6 speed manual transmission. ~50 MPG average. goes plenty quick if I want it
to but I'm mostly that guy on the highway hanging in the right lane and poking along at 55
(makes for alm...
Posted in thread: American Homebrewers Association on 04-03-2014 at 03:18 AM
Well, I do not know who was elected to the Governing Committee, but I did find out that I was
not among them.Congrats and a thank you to all who were elected! There were a lot of good
candidates, and ...
Posted in thread: American Homebrewers Association on 04-02-2014 at 04:42 PM
They said around April 2, if I remember correctly!and so we wait. I hate waiting.