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Posted in thread: Snow Globe Starter on 06-25-2011 at 05:56 PM
WLP002 is a crazy flocculating yeast, it clumps together and drops like a stone when it is done
fermenting.What you are seeing is perfectly normal for that strain.BTW, WLP002 (or Wyeast 1968)
is my fa...
Posted in thread: Snow Globe Starter on 06-25-2011 at 05:27 PM
I built a starter yesterday with 1L of water, 1 cup of Extra Light DME and a pinch of yeast
nutrient. Added two vials of White Labs English Ale Yeast WLP002, and today it looks like a
snow globe. I am...
Posted in thread: Help! All Grain to Partial Mash Conversion on 06-08-2011 at 07:18 PM
Posted in thread: 2010 Hops Gardens on 04-05-2010 at 03:52 PM
Planted two Cascade rhizomes last Wednesday. When I returned from a weekend away, I found them
already through the soil. Can't wait for some big growth!
Posted in thread: FG 1.02 done? on 03-05-2010 at 07:23 PM
Take a gravity reading and then take another in a couple of days. This is really the only way
to know if fermentation is finished. You won't always see activity in the airlock. Good luck!
Posted in thread: From First Stage to Second Stage fermentation on 03-04-2010 at 07:19 PM
+1 on the don't worry too much about hurting the beer. I've yet to have any problems when using
a secondary. The kit I bought came with a siphon, but not an autosiphon. If you do not have an
Posted in thread: Carboy Cleaner on 03-04-2010 at 03:27 PM
I haven't used it, but I use one of these, and I've always been happy. Plus it's 1/2 the price.
Posted in thread: First batch blunders...some advice needed on 03-03-2010 at 08:28 PM
I usually do a min of 2 in primary, and 2 in secondary, and in keg long enough to carb. Once
it's in the keg it's too hard to resist. :)Also, check out fermcap to avoid boilovers in the
future and +1 ...
Posted in thread: How can I tell if fermentaiton is stuck? on 03-03-2010 at 04:32 PM
The only real way to know if the fermentation is stuck is to wait a couple of days and take
another gravity reading. Did you make a starter for your yeast?
Posted in thread: Batch #4 a first... on 03-02-2010 at 07:58 PM
Some Fermcap will make boil-overs a thing of the past... Enjoy the beer!