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Posted in thread: Getting darker in secondary... Infection? on 04-26-2006 at 04:46 PM
Well, today it's one shade shy of coffee so I sure hope you're right ... But at least the white
specks aren't growing like I would expect would be the case in an infection scenario. I'll keep
a close ...
Posted in thread: Getting darker in secondary... Infection? on 04-26-2006 at 05:38 AM
I'm brewing some Munich Helles and transferred it to secondary the other day. It was a bit
slugdy and smelled a little funky and rubbery, but I used a pilsner lager yeast so I was
prepared for that. T...
Posted in thread: Explain That Name on 04-22-2006 at 05:54 AM
Holy heck Monster that's quite a setup you've got there. I get flak from SWMBO for hogging all
the space in the closet under the stairs with my 6.5 gal buckets... But one day... :cross:
Posted in thread: Explain That Name on 04-21-2006 at 06:48 AM
Kaduva IPAKaduva is one of the Hindi words for 'bitter'. I wanted an indian name for my IPA. I
also wanted something indian for the label, and I found this picture that seemed to say both
Posted in thread: Yeast starter on 04-19-2006 at 10:17 PM
It's a huge risk at that stage to no benefit. Why is that? Right before pitching I've poured a
couple gallon of water into the fermentation bucket, so how would swirling the starter bottle
with more ...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter on 04-19-2006 at 05:12 PM
I read the yeast starter FAQ ( and it seems everyone has a slightly different take on the best
approach. My question is, what's the best water/sugar ratio? 3/4 cup with a liter of water? 1/2
Posted in thread: Yet another yeast question on 04-17-2006 at 08:04 PM
Ok, I don't have a working electric blanket so I've put the fermentation bucket in a bigger
bucket and filled it with hot water ... Changing the water every 30 mins or so for the next six
hours or so ...
Posted in thread: Yet another yeast question on 04-17-2006 at 05:58 PM
it's only been 12 hours.....? relax.I know, it's just I've used White Lab's liquid yeast
before and it was kicking like a mule within 8-10 hours ... My primary concern is that I may
have cooled it do...
Posted in thread: Yet another yeast question on 04-17-2006 at 05:41 PM
The seal is tight ... Double checked. I probably squeezed the "surplus" air out when sealing
the bucket last night.
Posted in thread: Yet another yeast question on 04-17-2006 at 05:32 PM
I did a batch last night, thinking I'm starting to get the hang of this homebrewing thing ...
This time I went with a Munich Helles Lager. Being a lager, I know temps must be kept low so I
cooled it t...