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Posted in thread: Trying to revive 5 year old yeast on 09-28-2015 at 11:16 PM
Found 3 Wyeast smack packs of their Belgian Trappist yeast that I am going to try to revive. I
put all three packs in a 500 ml starter and hopefully I will see some action on my stir plate
within a we...
Posted in thread: Soot from propane burners on 09-27-2015 at 04:30 PM
I think it's the air/fuel ratio, do you get an orange flame or almost all blue?It is an orange
flame. I am trying to fix this for my brew buddy. I have soaked the burner in vinegar and
scrubbed as muc...
Posted in thread: Soot from propane burners on 09-26-2015 at 02:36 AM
Why do some propane burners produce so much more "dirty soot" than others? Is this the burner
wearing out, the regulator wearing out or just something cheaply made?
Posted in thread: Year old Hallertauer hops. Use or throw out? on 09-20-2015 at 03:29 PM
Found 8 oz of leaf hallertauer hops that is still in the original package in my freezer that I
tied shut with a rubber band. I am wondering if I can still use these for brewing and just use
more oz fo...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 09-13-2015 at 12:36 AM
Just yeast rafts...:mug:Thanks for the recommendation. I went ahead and kegged it and put it on
CO2. I will see in 2-3 weeks how it turns out.
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 09-12-2015 at 11:12 PM
Had this show up today in a wheat beer that had been in the primary for 4 weeks. Not sure if
this is an infection, yeast rafts or something else. Any thoughts?
Posted in thread: When is the best time to use fresh (wet) hops for aroma additions during the boil? on 09-12-2015 at 01:06 PM
My wife really wants me to make a fresh hop IPA and I have hops that I have grown this year to
use. I would like to know when is the best time to use these for maximum aroma effect? I don't
know if I ...
Posted in thread: smaller batch, 3.5 gallon bucket suggestions on 09-10-2015 at 12:51 AM
If you want white food grade lids with rubber gaskets for a good seal you can buy these at
Lowe's for about $2 in the paint department.
Posted in thread: smaller batch, 3.5 gallon bucket suggestions on 09-09-2015 at 03:27 AM
i;m already using 5 gallon food grade buckets from lowes. i figured they would be too big for
2.5-3 gallon batches. i'll check with some local bakeries but in terms of fresh baked goods
nearby we most...
Posted in thread: smaller batch, 3.5 gallon bucket suggestions on 09-09-2015 at 03:09 AM
i wanted to check if anyone else used 3.5 gallon buckets for brewing smaller batches. i've been
wanting to get some so i can make two small 2.5-3 gallon batches of stuff i want to experiment