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Posted in thread: How long will a yeast starter last? on 08-01-2016 at 01:27 AM
Update: it's in the fridge with plastic wrap over the foam topper. Will plan to brew this
coming Saturday. Hopefully the cells will survive till then.
Posted in thread: How long will a yeast starter last? on 07-31-2016 at 09:03 PM
I was going to brew today and the starter has been in prep for about 24 hours. I've had an
emergency come up and it doesn't look like brewing is going to work out. Worse case scenario, I
have to go ba...
Posted in thread: I'm Highly Interested in Going Pro on 05-18-2016 at 12:19 AM
Here are the 2 books I found useful:1. 'The Brewers Association's Guide to Starting Your Own
Brewery' by Dick Cantwell. If you pick only 1 book to read, this is the one. Covers everything
from the ear...
Posted in thread: I'm Highly Interested in Going Pro on 05-18-2016 at 12:18 AM
Where are you located?Springfield VA. About 30 minutes from DC. About 40 from Herndon and
Posted in thread: I'm Highly Interested in Going Pro on 05-18-2016 at 12:16 AM
Awesome dude! I am a brewer at Adroit. Our 10bbl arrived in the port of Baltimore this
morning.Sorry for the thread hijack.I heart Adroit. I've been hoping they'd distribute closer
to DC for a year no...
Posted in thread: I'm Highly Interested in Going Pro on 05-18-2016 at 12:15 AM
Aren't you in NoVA? If so, reach out, in person, to Starr Hill, Lickinghole Creek, Hardywood,
etc. Stay away from Devil's Backbone now as they're owned by AB now. Breweries all around are
Posted in thread: I'm Highly Interested in Going Pro on 05-16-2016 at 12:13 AM
Ah!! Yes. Probrewer.com is the website I've heard of but couldn't remember. I've reached out to
a few local places and offered to work for free and sign any waivers just to get the experience
but no l...
Posted in thread: I'm Highly Interested in Going Pro on 05-15-2016 at 11:41 PM
I've been brewing for just around 3 years, the process is relatively routine by now. I've
served my beer for a large office filled of co workers on multiple occasions and received high
praise. I'm def...
Posted in thread: One Brew, Two Mash Tuns, Math on 04-12-2016 at 10:57 AM
I didn't think of the lower water to grist ratio. I brewed this saturday and presuming I make
something big like this again I'll probably take that alternative route. My efficiency wasn't
as high as I...
Posted in thread: One Brew, Two Mash Tuns, Math on 04-08-2016 at 11:40 AM
I have the numbers. Grains weigh 20.8 lbs. Strike and Sparge calc say 10.8 gallons of water.
I'll round that down to 10. So I'm guessing fill each mash tun up with water about half way and
fill the re...