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Posted in thread: Starter using dry yeast?? on 07-18-2015 at 02:41 PM
Dude some people do a dry starter to try and skip a long lag phase and kick off fermentation
fast. For most brews one properly hydrated pack is enough, all other variables taken care of.
Of I'm over 1...
Posted in thread: My shamelessly cheap $12 DIY stir plate on 07-12-2015 at 03:47 AM
Just ordered the fan, now looking for an enclosure.
Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 11-27-2014 at 07:42 AM
28,246.5 plus 6.5 here.28,253
Posted in thread: First time all grain - Overestimated my abilities vastly on 02-05-2014 at 09:01 PM
Duuude, be careful with buying fermentors. They acumulate and gang up in taunting you into
keeping them full. They get like the plant in Little Shop of Horrors. You never get away, it
never stops, you...
Posted in thread: Bad brew day. on 02-05-2014 at 07:02 PM
How tight is your crush? I had a few stuck sparges lately and I solved it by conditioning my
grains and running my mill slower (corona mill).My grains are milled at my LHBS and I've never
had a proble...
Posted in thread: anybody whirlpool with tea balls? on 02-05-2014 at 06:30 PM
I have the 3inch balls and they can get pretty full with an ounce of hops. For less than an
ounce it's no worries but I've gotten into the habit of doing hop stands and have not noticed
any decrease i...
Posted in thread: First time all grain - Overestimated my abilities vastly on 02-04-2014 at 03:51 PM
Thanks for the advice everyone. I think I'm going to ride it out. I have a second carboy so I'm
in no hurry to free this one up.Not a bad idea. Tasting the effect of the brew day will be a
Posted in thread: Bad brew day. on 01-29-2014 at 02:10 PM
@estricklin, I spent the whole time fantasizing about a false bottom thinking I'd collasped my
braid of knocked it off because I stir every 15min during the mash plus doing a double
decoction and mixi...
Posted in thread: Bad brew day. on 01-29-2014 at 08:03 AM
I think it may have been the three lbs of flaked products. Fortunately it's now chugging along
and I only lost 8 points of gravity, still hitting 1.080 actual in the fermenter vs. 1.088 with
Posted in thread: Bad brew day. on 01-28-2014 at 05:11 PM
Yeah, I tried stirring, scraping, tunneling, and even giving it the stink eye.